Jimmy Baker (artist)
Jimmy Baker (b. Dover, OH, 1980) is a painter, drummer for TEMPLE and adjunct professor at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
He holds a BFA at Columbus College of Art and Design, and an MFA from The University of Cincinnati.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2012 Holding Pattern, Shaheen 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 and Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2006 The Captives, Foxy Production, New York, NY
2006 Challenges, Weston-Bolling Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Selected Group Exhibitions
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
2012 Jimmy Baker Revisited, by Brittany Zagoria, Beautiful/Decay
2012 Jimmy Baker, by Douglas Sandhage, Best Magazine
2011 Jimmy Baker’s Double Tillman, Pedro Velez, Artnet.com Magazine, May
2011 Jimmy Baker: Remote Viewing, Jane Durrell, Aeqai.com
2011 Northside Artist Challenges Minds, Lauren Bishop, Cincinnati Enquirer
2011 Cincinnati Kid, Kathy Y. Wilson, Cincinnati Magazine, February 2011 pg. 68-71
2010 The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, exhibition catalog, Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Project Space 176 London
2010 Romantique Digital, Charles Barachon, Technikart, February pg.100
2010 Telerama No.3135, February 10
2008 Layering Landscapes, NY Arts Magazine, September/October.
2008 Atlas Sung, Laura James, City Beat, June 18.
2008 Face Forward: Portraiture in Contemporary Art, Exhibition Catalog, Seth Scantlen.
2007 Critic Picks, Michelle Grabner, Artforum.com, September.
2007 Seeing In The Dark, Jason Foumberg, New City Chicago, September 27.
2007 Critic’s Choice, Bert Stabler, Chicago Reader, September 21.
2007 Jimmy Baker, Eve Wood, Art US, Issue 19, 2–23 June pg.7.
2007 Considering the End of the World, Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times Calendarlive June 15.
2007 Critic Picks, Annie Buckley, Artforum.com, June.
2007 Artist Jimmy Baker Plays Around With Armageddon, Justin Hampton, Los Angeles Times, Calendarlive, June 6.
2007 A Conversation With Jimmy Baker, Alex Couri, Artslant.com, June
2007 Italian Vanity Fair, Lifestyle, April 5 pg.54.
2007 Davis, Ben. “LA LA LAND.” Artnet.com, February 28.
2007 Because We Can: ePolitics and Excess, essay and images, K48 magazine, NY
2007 "The NADA Emerging Artist Page." The L Magazine, 17–30 January: 64.
2006 Jimmy Baker, review by Annette Monier, Art In The Age.com, December 22.
2006 The Art Explosion, Suzanne Muchnic, Los Angeles Times, October 1, 2006, Los Angeles, CA.
2006 The Aftermath of an Idea, review of Challenges, Laura Leffler James, City Beat, April 19, 2006, Cincinnati, OH.
2005 Bad At Sports Podcasts, Review of 5 Solo Shows at Western Exhibitions, Chicago, October.
2005 FlavorPill, Chicago, Review of 5 Solo Shows at Western Exhibitions, Chicago, October.
2005 Brothers Grimmer by Steve Ramos, City Beat, August 24 p. 7, OH.
In late 2010 Jimmy Baker began using a digital printing process that utilizes UV cured, which is sprayed overtop of the oil painted surface on his paintings. The large format commercial printer is able to print on large canvases, and print over impasto paint.