Richard Baker was born in 1959 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. He received a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 2002 and was also awarded a New England Foundation for the Arts Grant. He has exhibited widely throughout the United States. His works are in the collections of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Newark Museum and the Provincetown Museum. Richard Baker lives and works in New York.

2002 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant
2000 Academic Appointment, Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship Review Panel
1995 Academic Appointment, Ohio Art Council Grant Review Panel
1992 New England Foundation for the Arts Grant
1990-91 Fine Arts Work Center, Second Year Fellowship, Provincetown, MA
1989-90 Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship, Provincetown, MA


2011 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2010 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, also 2009, 2007, 2005
Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA; also 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2001, 1999, 1998, 1997
2003 Washburn Gallery, New York; also 2001-02, 2000, 1999, 1997-98, 1996-97, 1995, 1993, 1992, 1991
Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996 Universal Fine Objects, Provincetown, MA; also 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992
1994 Louis Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
1993 The Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, Winston, Salem, NC
1990 Provincetown Group Gallery, MA; also 1991, 1989, 1988

2010 Reader’s Delight, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
Sweetness and Light & Where There’s Smoke, Hampden Gallery, UMASS Amherst
Night, Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2009 Float, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
Flower Power, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
2007 Eliminate, curated by John Waters, Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2006 Summer Light, Brick Walk Fine Art, West Hartford, CT
Zeuxis: Facets of Perception, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

2003 Westbeth Gallery, New York
Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
JG Contemporary, New York
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
2001 Kraushaar Galleries, New York
Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
Cape Museum of Fine Art, Dennis, MA
1999 Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
1998 Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA
Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Truro, MA
1997 Robert Steele Gallery, New York

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