Brett Baker
b. 1973
   
ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2013 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
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
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 New Gallery/New Work, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York
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)
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             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

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY / VIDEO
2013 Mattera, Joanne, "Brett Baker", joannemattera.blogspot.com, March
 

Panero, James, "Gallery Chronicle", newcriterion.com, February

  Butler, Sharon, "Thin and Thick: Mario and Brett Baker",
             twocoatsofpaint.com, 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
   
AWARDS
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
   
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2011-2012 Contributing Writer, Aeqai, aeqai.com
2010-2012 Writer and Editor, Painters' Table, painterstable.com
   
EDUCATION
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