Hilary Baker‘s paintings document California’s landscape through depictions of its solitary structures and native wildlife.
Baker received her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her M.F.A. from the Otis Art Institute. She has exhibited throughout the United States and internationally, including The Skulptur Projekt München, Germany and the Institut Franco-Americain, France, and has been awarded residencies at the Pont-Aven School of Art, the Ucross Foundation, Art Omi, and Yaddo. Her paintings have been featured in the Los Angeles Times, L.A.Weekly, Art and Cake, Artillery and New American Paintings. Her work is included in numerous public collections, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, the Crocker Museum, Broad Art Foundation, Temple University, and the University of Southern California.
As a curator, she co-organized the exhibitions, “Sexy: Sensual Abstraction in California, 1950s -1990s” and “Blind Courier: 9 Artists and Their Notions of Place.”