b. 1983, Berkeley, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles


University of California Los Angeles, CA, M.F.A.  2008
Brown University, RI, Honors, Visual Art, B.A. 2005


2017                      Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles (Upcoming)
                              Seattle Art Fair, Solo Presentation, Moskowitz Bayse

2016                      ____STREAM, Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles

2015                      Transitive Horizon, Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles

2013                      SunB●dy, Edward Cella Art and Architecture, Los Angeles

2009                     New Works, Swarm Gallery, Oakland


2015                      Ges-ture, Arena 1 Gallery, Los Angeles

2014                      6018 Wilshire, Edward Cella Gallery, Los Angeles

2013                      MAS Attack, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California

                              Fanatic, POST, Los Angeles

                              Wall Painting, Irvine Arts Center, Irvine, California

                              Forms of Abstraction, Irvine Arts Center, Irvine, California

2010                      Group Show, Carl Berg Projects, Los Angeles 

2009                     From the Desert to the Sea, Carl Berg Projects, Los Angeles

                               Discovered/ Undiscovered, California State University Long Beach Art Museum, Long Beach

                               Lovable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2008                      New Wave, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles

                               Crossroads, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles

                               Heavy Corner, Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles

                               UCLA MFA Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles

2006                      State of Emergence: LA Weekly Biennial, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles



The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusettes 



2016                       Artspace Editors, "Collectors Susan and Michael Hort's Picks from Art Los Angeles Contemporary and Beyond,"

                               Artspace, Jan 30 2016

2014                       Sweeney, Chad, "The Horizon Exists in Our Own Bodies: An Interview with Artist Claire Anna Baker,"

                               Ghost Town Lit Mag, May 2014

2013                       Myers, Holly, “Exquisite elegance at work in Claire Anna Baker’s paintings,” LA Times, April 12, 2013

                               Brumer, Andy, “Claire Baker,” Art Scene, April 2013

                               Vista, Sandra, "The Poetry of Observation," ArtSlant, March 27, 2013

2012                       Moore, Alex, “Gold Leafing the Dream: Studio Visits with Claire Baker and Carmen Argote,"  June 2012                        

2010                       Williams, Brenda, “Claire Baker: Ink on Paper,” Brendarts – Life Inside Blog, February 26, 2010

2008                      Goldman, Edward, “The Color of Life,” KCRW Art Talk, March 11, 2008



2013                      Rema Hort Mann Foundation, YoYoYo Grant, New York

2010 – 2011           Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artist Grant, New York

2008 – 2014         Drawing Center Viewing Program, New York

2008                     Werner Z. Hirsch Award in Representational Drawing, UCLA, Los Angeles

2006 – 2007        D’Arcy Hayman Award for Painting and Drawing, UCLA, Los Angeles 

2005                     Ann Belsky Moranis Award to an Outstanding Senior in the Visual Arts, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island



2014                       Marlborough School, Artist in Residence, Los Angeles

2012                       Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands