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This Artist Helped Catch More than 500 Criminals

“My art is the only kind that does not need to be beautiful,” forensic artist Lois Gibson said to Colors Magazine. “It’s ugly and sloppy and sketchy – but if it saves lives, it becomes beautiful and perfect.”

If there's an artist whose art has tremendous impact in real life, then Lois Gibson would be it: in her 30-year stint as a forensic artist, her artwork has helped the police identify more than 500 criminals.

Read more about it over at Colors (Photo: Scott Dalton)

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