Inspired by color and light, Bailey deftly conveys the mood of his chosen subjects. Each painting is characterized by Bailey’s signature decisive brushstrokes, which describe light and form in a purely painterly manner. His cityscapes and urban interiors are often dramatically illuminated, capturing the glow and bustle of city life. His portraits convey the sense of a unique and fascinating story inherent in every person. Bailey paints his surroundings, the people he meets, and the simple things he finds around him.