Born 1980 – Dover, Ohio

Associate Professor
Art Academy of Cincinnati

EDUCATION
2004 MFA University of Cincinnati
2002 BFA Columbus College of Art and Design

BIO
Baker is an associate professor in the Studio Department at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. He has exhibited work in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Basel, Miami, Chicago, Dallas, and other American cities. His work has been featured in many publications, private collections, as well as permanent collections at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Zabludowicz Art Trust London, Taschen Foundation Berlin, Cincinnati Art Museum, Columbus Museum of Art, and Progressive Insurance Collection.

SELECTED SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2015 Phantom Eye: Jimmy Baker & Matthew Hillock, Zhulong Gallery, Dallas, TX
2015 SUNGAZERS, Shaheen Modern & Contemporary, Cleveland, OH
2012 Holding Pattern, Shaheen Modern & Contemporary, Cleveland, OH
2011 Remote Viewing, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2010 Sentinel, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Event Horizon, New Galerie de France, Paris
2008 Civil Dusk, Foxy Production, New York, NY
2008 LISTE, Foxy Production, Basel, Switzerland
2008 Hairrier with Nathan Tersteeg, Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2007 True Diplomacy with Jil Baker, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2007 Rapture, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2006 The Captives, Foxy Production, New York, NY
2006 Challenges, Weston-Bolling Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2004 Hands On, DAAP Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Zing Zam Blunder, curated by Brian Scott Campbell, Harbinger Projects, Reykjavík, Iceland
2017 Double Edged, Circuit 12, Dallas, TX
2017 State of the Art, The Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC
2017 State of the Art, Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, TN
2017 State of the Art, Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, TN
2017-2016 Fiction II, Raygun Projects, Toowoomba, Australia; Volunteer State Community College, Nashville, TN; Apothecary, Chattanooga, TN; CLASS ROOM, Coventry, England; Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois; Angelika Studios, High Wycombe, England; Boecker Contemporary, Heidelberg, Germany; Divisible, Dayton, OH
2016 Formal Function: Strategies in Abstraction, Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY
2016 State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
2016 State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA
2016 Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie, curated by Todd Pavlisko, Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2014 State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, AR
2014 Collection Gilles Balmet, Ecole Superieure d’Art Design, Grenoble, France
2013 Reverb: Recent Abstract Painting, University of Northern Iowa, IA
2012 Black Foliage, Nudashank, Baltimore MD
2012 Good Morning, Captain, Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, KY
2011 Strange Beauty, IDEA Space, Colorado College, CO
2010 Wild Thing, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Baker, Braunig, Gokita, Hopkins, Foxy Production, New York, NY
2010 The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, Project Space 176, London, UK
2010 Shapeshifter, Country Club Projects, Cincinnati, OH
2008 Macrocosm, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Uncoordinated, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2008 Face Forward: Portraiture in Contemporary Art, Columbia University, New York, NY
2007 An Aside, Zoo Art Fair with Project Space 176, London, England
2006 Sea Change, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2006 25 Bold Moves, emerging artist exhibit, House of Campari, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Now, More Than Ever, Foxy Production, New York, NY
2005 Five Solo Shows, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2005 Frontier, Roberts and Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Contemporary Art in the Midwest: 2005 DePauw Biennial, Greencastle, IN
2004 Infinite Fill, Foxy Production, New York, NY
2004 Despite the Sun, Foxy Production, New York, NY