Brett Baker
b. 1973
2018 New Paintings, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York
2016 Brett Baker, Bottle Rocket, Fayetteville, AR
2015 Recent Paintings, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Paintings, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
  Brett Baker, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, NC
2008 "Brett Baker", Simon Gallery, NJ
  "Paintings by Brett Baker", Socony Mobil Building,
             New York, NY, curated by Suzanne Randolph Fine Arts
  "Forms of Face: Recent Small Paintings",The Painting Center,
             New York, NY
2007 "Facing Color: New Paintings", St. Mary's College of Maryland, MD
  "Time & Text", Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
  "Time & Text", Ossia Fine Arts Space, Chicago, IL
2017 New Gallery/New Work, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York
2015 Colored Mud, Fenway Studios, Boston, MA
  Two Abstract Painters: Graham Auman and Brett Baker, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, NC
2013 Independents, Green Hill Art Center, Greensboro, NC
  TINY: Attention, Exploded, The Carrack, Durham, NC
2012 Heroes, Small Black Door, Queens, NY
2011 "Printed, Painted, Pressed", C2 Fine Art, St. Petersburg, FL
2010 "Artists Invite Artists: Small Works", The Painting Center, NY
  "New Walls/Fresh Paint", The Painting Center, NY
2009 "Intimate Frontiers", Richard Stockton College Art Gallery, NJ
  "Placing Color: Paintings by Brett Baker, Kayla Mohammadi, and
             Carrie Patterson", Winona State University, MN (September ),
             Boston University, MA (April 2009),
             The Painting Center, NY (May 2009)
             St. Mary's College, MD (January-February 2009)
2008 "Placing Color: Paintings by Brett Baker, Kayla Mohammadi, and
             Carrie Patterson",
Bristol Community College, MA (Septemer 2008)
  "Peace Sideshow Gallery", Brooklyn, NY
2007 "War is Over", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006 "13th Anniversary Show", The Painting Center, New York, NY
2004 "Nature Astracted", The Painting Center, New York, NY
2002 "Award Winning Alumni 1995-2002:Guggenheim, Dedalus, Starr",
             Sherman Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
2000 "Fine Arts Downtown 2000", New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
1999 "Contemporary Painting '99,"Juror: Andrew Forge, Erector Square Gallery,
             New Haven, CT
  "Young Masters: Recent Graduates from Boston University and Yale",
             Glass Mountain Gallery, Bantam, CT
  New Models, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA , (catalogue)
1998 "National Competition", Juror: John Walker, Bowery Gallery, New York, NY

"Emerging Boston Artists", Juror: Carl Belz, Dante Alighieri Society,
             Cambridge, MA


"New Romantics", Gallery 855, Boston University, Boston, MA



2016 Parks, Addison, "Brett Baker: Forest and the Trees," Artdeal Magazine, April 17
  Henriksen, Katy, "A Painter Finds Space in Smaller," KUAF Arts Beat, February 26
2015 Perl, Jed, "The Perils of Painting Now", The New York Review of Books, September 24
  Emba, Christine, "Brett Baker: Recent Paintings," Critic's Notebook, February 23
  Butler, Sharon "Small work: Brett Baker @ Elizabeth Harris," Two Coats of Paint, February 20
2013 Mattera, Joanne, "Brett Baker",, March

Panero, James, "Gallery Chronicle",, February

  Butler, Sharon, "Thin and Thick: Mario and Brett Baker",
   , January
  Joy, Christopher and Keeting, Zachary, "Video Interview with Brett Baker,"
             Gorky's Granddaughter
2011 Brennan, Valerie, Interview with Brett Baker, Studio Critical
2009 McCann, Margaret, "Intimate Frontiers," Richard Stockton College, NJ
  Goodrich, John, "Placing Color", New York Press, May 15
2008 Colaizzi, Vittorio, "Placing Color", catalogue essay
2007 "Four Drawings by Brett Baker", LIT, The Creative Writing Journal of
             The New School
  "Art, music, and language mingle at the Ossia Fine Arts Space",
             Lisbeth Redfield, Chicago
  Maroon, The University of Chicago, October 26
2002 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1999 Juror's Prize, Contemporary Painting '99, Juror: Andrew Forge
1997-99 Constantin Alajalov Scholarship, Boston University
1995 Purchase Award, President's Collection, College of William and Mary
2011-2012 Contributing Writer, Aeqai,
2010-2012 Writer and Editor, Painters' Table,
1999 M.F.A., Painting, Boston University, Boston, MA
1997 Post Baccalaureate Certificate, Painting, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
1995 B.A., Fine Arts, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA