Jessica Baker

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Solo Exhibitions

2015:

Natural Remains, Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, site-specific installation and exhibit, Brooklyn, NY

2012:

Winter Look, Garment District Space for Public Art, site-specific, street-level window installation, 34 W. 38th St. presented by the Garment District Space for Public Art, NYC

DUMBO Nature, DUMBO Arts Festival 2012, site-specific, street-level window installation, 45 Main St., presented by the DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

2011:

Natural Objects, New Art Center, site-specific installation and exhibit, NYC (catalog available)

2009:

Seasonal Fall, Soapbox Gallery, site-specific, street-level window installation, Brooklyn, NY

2008:

Leaf  Circle   Line, The Lifebridge Foundation and Sanctuary, High Falls, NY

Leaf & Circle, Prospect Park Audubon Center at the Boat House in Brooklyn, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

2003:

Art for Charity at Fleet Bank, corporate sponsored charitable exhibition, 42nd St. branch, NYC

A Different Perspective, presentation and solo exhibit, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska

2002:

Evolution, Kavehaz Gallery, Soho, NYC

Selected Exhibitions

2017:

Utilitarian Art, exibit curated by Katie Palm, program director for the Catskill Center's Erpf Gallery, Arkville, NY

Textures, on-line exhibit curated by Jill Conner of AS Artists Studios for Artsy.com

2016:

Plus ça change, plus c’est la meme chose, exhibit curated by Maribeth Flynn for St. Joseph’s College Council for the Arts, Clinton Hill Brooklyn, NY

CAMPSITE: Hudson Valley Artists 2016, exhibit curated by Corinna Ripps Schaming at the SUNY New Paltz’s Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

2015:

Public Arts Initiative, invitational exhibit curated by the Chenango Arts Council, Norwich, NY

Peace & Justice, exhibit curated by Elisa Pritzker at SUNY Ulster’s Muroff-Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, Stone Ridge, NY

2014:

Obsolescence, exhibit curated by Curious Matter and presented at Art House Productions, Jersey City, NJ

2013:

AS/AP, AS Artists Studios “pop-up” exhibit curated by Jill Conner, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY

Green: Inspired: Art, event & exhibit at Gallery 287 in Soho curated by Fran Smyth, NYC

A Time in Arcadia, exhibit at Curious Matter and the Jersey City Free Public Library, Jersey City, NJ

Brooklyn Prints, exhibit curated by Maribeth Flynn, at St. Joseph’s College Alumni Room Gallery, Clinton Hill Brooklyn, NY

Real Time, AS Artists Studios “pop-up” exhibit curated by Jill Conner, Chelsea, NY

2012:

Wishes and Dreams, exhibit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s inFUSION Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Bloom Time, exhibit curated by Mary Pinto, Holiday Inn Manhattan View, LIC, Queens, NY

2011:

Dreams and Realities of Daily Life, exhibit curated by Mary Pinto in conjunction with Art Connects NY at Services Now for Adult Persons (SNAP), LIC Queens, NY

Renewal, Purumé Gallery, three-person exhibition curated by artist Ella Yang, NYC

2010:

Genius Loci, Fort Greene House Association Tour, Art NY South Oxford Space, site-specific installation titled “Fall into Spring” created for a exhibit curated by Maribeth Flynn, Clinton Hill Brooklyn, NY

2009:

The Nature of Being, The Green Hill Center for the Arts, three-person exhibit curated by Flanders Art Gallery (Raleigh, NC) curator Tamar Harris, Greensboro, NC

Ancient Echoes in Contemporary Printmaking, Hofstra University Museum, five-person exhibit of printmakers, Long Island, NY (catalog available)

2008:

The Nature of Things, The Interchurch Center, exhibit presented by the National Association of Women Artists and curated by Dorothy Cochran, NYC

Risalita 500, The Art Institute and University of Siena, organized and curated by Professor Enrico Crispolti of the University of Siena, one of 500 ceramic tiles created by international artists and installed next to a public escalator outside the walls of Siena, Italy

The 7th Annual International Contemporary Print Show, Galeria Nacional, curated by Rolando Castellon, San Jose, Costa Rica

The 19th National Drawing & Print Exhibition, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Gormley Gallery, juried exhibit of work selected by Jed Dodds, Artistic Director, Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, MD

Investigation the Corporeal, Flanders Art Gallery, exhibit curated by Lauren Turner, Raleigh, NC

2007:

Salad Bar, George Washington Carver Gallery, Magnolia Tree Earth Center, group exhibit curated by Michele Gambetta, Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, NY

Monroe Center for the Arts, National Association of Women Artists Annual Member’s Show, Hoboken, NJ

Dardo (“DART”) Gallery, exhibit curated by Rolando Castellon in San Jose, Costa Rica

JMS Gallery, summer exhibit, Philadelphia, PA

Arlington Art Gallery, exhibit in Poughkeepsie, NY

2006:

Four Points of View: Figuration in Printmaking, Galeria Nacional, four-person exhibit curated by Rolando Castellon, San Jose, Costa Rica (catalog available)

Washington Art Gallery, concurrent exhibit of Four Points of View: Figuration in Printmaking at Dutchess County Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY (catalog available)

2005:

Gallery in-the-Field, exhibit in Brandon, VT

White Space Gallery, exhibit in New Haven, CT

2004:

Epic Theatre Center Benefit and Silent Auction, Epic Theatre Center, NYC

Equality Now Print Exhibition, Locus Media Gallery, NYC

Retrospective, Kavehaz Gallery, exhibit curated by founder in SOHO NYC

2003:

The 2nd Annual International Contemporary Print Show, Galeria Nacional, curated by Rolando Castellon, San Jose, Costa Rica

2002:

Didee Contemporary Art Gallery, four-person exhibit, Siena, Italy

Gowanus Artists, Gallery 718, exhibit in Brooklyn, NY

Summer Small Works, Limner Gallery, exhibit in NYC

2001:

Kavehaz Gallery, two-person exhibit in SOHO NYC

Night of a Thousand Drawings, Artists Space, exhibit in NYC

Hot Summer Show, YWCA Gallery, exhibit in Cobble Hill Brooklyn, NY

Selected Awards

2017: NYSCA/NYFA Artist as Entrepeneur Boot Camp, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

2006: The Julia and David White Artists’ Colony, Artistic Residency, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica

2005: Women’s Studio Workshop Etching Fellowship, Rosendale, NY

2003: Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Site Artist-in-Residence, Skagway, Alaska

2002: Weir Farm Trust Artist-in-Residence, Wilton, Connecticut

Selected Institutional Collections

Friends & Cancer Foundation (In Marjolein’s Memory)

Galeria Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica

Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, Skagway, AK

Lifebridge Foundation, High Falls, NY

Women’s Studio Workshop Print Archive, Rosendale, NY

Select Bibliography

Marston-Reid, Linda, “Local Artists Capture Summer’s Siren Song”, review of Hudson Valley Artists: 2016 at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, Poughkeepsie Journal, June 29, 2016

Peyton, Dan, Art-Vetting, December 2013 Selected Artist, artvetting.com website, on-line critical review, April 9, 2014

Garwood, Megan M., AS Artists Studios studio visit critical essay, artists-studios.com on-line blog feature, December 5, 2011

Church, Monica D. (Associate Director of the James W. Palmer Gallery ’90 at Vassar College), “Natural Objects”, essay for the exhibition catalog, New York, NY, 2011, p. 3

Yunghans, Regina, “Fallen Leaf Artwork by Jessica Baker”, apartmenttherapy.com on-line blog feature, November 17, 2010

Genocchio, Benjamin, “Two Shows Feature Works of Africa, and Printmaking”, New York Times, February 13, 2009, (Long Island and the Region section, p. 8)

Levinthal, Beth (Director of the Hofstra University Museum) and Lambert, Olympia (Independent Art Critic and Curator), “Ancient Echoes in Contemporary Printmaking”, introduction and essay for the exhibition catalog, Long Island, New York, 2009, p. 5-9

Alpin, Beth C., “A Printmaker Finds that Sometimes, The Best Paper Grows on Trees”, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 5, 2008, p. 1

Herships, Sally, “Fall Foliage for a Spring Show”, Weekend America (National Public Radio), article, slide show and radio interview, May 3, 2008 (text of interview posted on-line at weekendamerica.org)

Pearson, Bradford, "Printmaking Exhibit Showcases Methods", The Weekly Beat, December 1, 2006, (on-line review)

Molina, Melvin Bustos, "Cuatro Visiones del Grabado", La Prensa Libre, (published in San Jose, Costa Rica), December 12, 2006, p. 2

Molina, Dunia (Director of the Galeria Nacional) and Palumbo, Lynn (Director of the Washington Art Gallery), “Four Points of View: Figuration in Printmaking”, essays for the exhibition catalog, San Jose, Costa Rica and Poughkeepsie, New York, 2006, p. 3-4