Artist Biography: Richard Baker (1959- )

 

EDUCATION:

1977-79
Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

1979-81
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS:

1989-90
Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship, Provincetown, MA.

1990-91
Fine Arts Work Center, Second Year Fellowship, Provincetown, MA.

1992
New England Foundation for the Arts Grant.

1995
Academic Appointment, Ohio Art Council Grant Review Panel.

2000
Academic Appointment, Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship Review Panel.

2002
Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant.

VISTING ARTIST:

1986
Norwich School of Art, England.

1994
School of Visual Arts, New York.
Boston University, School of Fine Arts, MA.
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY.

1995
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
School of Visual Arts, New York.

1997
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

1988
Provincetown Group Gallery, MA, through 1991.

1992
Universal Fine Objects, Provincetown, MA.

1993
The Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, Winston, Salem, NC.
Universal Fine Objects, Provincetown, MA.

1994
Louis Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA.
Universal Fine Objects, Provincetown, MA.

1995
Washburn Gallery, New York.
Universal Fine Objects, Provincetown, MA.

1996
Universal Fine Objects, Provincetown, MA.
Washburn Gallery, New York.

1997
Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
Washburn Gallery, New York.

1998
Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
Washburn Gallery, New York.

1999
Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
Washburn Gallery, New York.

2001
Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
Washburn Gallery, New York.

2002
Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
Washburn Gallery, New York.

2003
Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Washburn Gallery, New York.

2004
Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA.

2005
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.

2006
Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA.

2007
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.

2009
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.

2010
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

1983
Van Buren-Brazelton-Cutting Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

1985
Boston Center for the Arts, MA.
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA.

1987
East End Gallery, Provincetown, MA.

1989
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA.

1990
East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, NY.

1991
Boston Center for the Arts, MA.

1992
Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY.
Associated American Artists, New York.
Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA.
Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, MA.
Hunter College, New York.
Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.

1993
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA.
David Beitzel Gallery, New York.
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT.
Tower Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY Brockport, NY.
Higgins Gallery, Cape Cod Community College, MA.
Washburn Gallery, New York.
Karl Drerup Fine Arts Gallery, Plymouth State College, MA.

1994
L’École des Beaux-Arts de Lorient, France.
Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI.

1995
O’Hara Gallery, New York.
Kraushaar Galleries, New York.

1997
Robert Steele Gallery, New York.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
Louis Stern Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.

1998
Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA.
Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Truro, MA.

1999
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY.

2001
Kraushaar Galleries, New York.
Neilson Gallery, Boston, MA.
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA.
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.
Cape Museum of Fine Art, Dennis, MA.

2002
Connecticut Graphic Arts Center, Norwalk, CT.
Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, MA.
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT.

2003
Westbeth Gallery, New York.
Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA.
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY.
JG Contemporary, New York.

2006
Summer Light, Brick Walk Fine Art, West Hartford, CT.
Zeuxis: Facets of Perception, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY.

2007
Eliminate, curated by John Waters, Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA.

2010
Reader’s Delight, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY.
Sweetness and Light & Where There’s Smoke, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA.
Night, Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
Works on Paper Invitational, ACME Fine Art, Boston.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts.
Newark Museum, New Jersey.
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Massachusetts.