Solo Exhibitions:
10.2020                  Castle Mill Works, Edinburgh, Scotland
                               Castle Mill works is currently under development and will become one of the largest art organisations in Scotland. Castle Mill Works will be a world-                                class international cultural facility housing galleries, learning spaces, a printmaking workshop, and creative studios.  Award-winning Scottish                                            architects, Page/Park have been appointed to bring the Grade C listed Castle Mill Works into public use for the first time in its160-year history.                                        Castle Mill Works will be the new site of Edinburgh Printmakers.

2019/20                  Inverleith House and John Hope Gateway, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh [Dates agreed subject to funding applications]

                               The exhibition output at Castle Mill Works are linked to an ongoing project that I am leading in Edinburgh. Funding applications are currently under                                   submission and development.

2016                        Under the Skin, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge, UK

                                Exhibition and public facing events were part of the 2016 Cambridge University Science Festival

2010                        Drawing Connections, Milton Keynes Gallery, UK
2008                        Scanpath, Bracknell Gallery, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Berks, UK
2007                        Scanpath, Space 4 Gallery, Peterborough Art Gallery & Museum, UK
2005                        Saccades & Fixations, The Hat Factory, Luton, UK
2004                        fabulous confabulations, Leeds Met Gallery, Leeds, UK
 

Group Exhibitions:
2018                        You and I are discontinuous beings, International Project Space, Birmingham, UK
2018                        NN Contemporary, Northampton, UK
2016                        Dark Side of LightNight, Duke Street Collective, Liverpool LightNight Festival
2016                        La Cura Festival, Bologne, Italy
2015                        Drawing Conversations, Coventry University (collaboration with K. Foster)
2015                        Impact 9, China Academy of Arts, Hangzhou, China, CN
2014/5                     Eastern Approaches, UH Galleries, St. Albans, UK
2014                        Anonyme Zeichner, Pavillon am Milchhof, Berlin, DE
2013/4                     Group show, NN Contemporary, Northampton, UK
2013                        Impact 8, University of Dundee, Scotland. UK
2012                        Galleria Aus18, Milan, Italy, IT
2012                        Eastern Approaches, UH Galleries, St. Albans, UK
2010                        All over the place: Drawing Place, Drawing Space, Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, UK
2010                        Bristol Neuroscience Festival, University of Bristol, UK
2010                        Drawing Out Festival of Drawing, RMIT, Australia
2008                        Triptych –papers, the Project space, Norwich, UK
2008                        All over the place : Drawing Place, Drawing Space
                                University of the West of England / Land2 research group
2008                        Drawing in the title, Norwich Gallery - Curated by Lynda Morris
2006                        Snap, UCL, London, UK
2006                        Drawing in Motion, Bury St Edmunds Gallery, Suffolk, UK
2006/7                     Exhibition to accompany launch of Public Art Commission Mid Beds District Council, Chicksands, UK
2005/6                     Jerwood Drawing Prize,  toured to 6 venues across the UK
2005                        East 05. Norwich Gallery, UK
2005                        Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales, UK

 

Residencies
2019      Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland, UK. Print residency, (invited)

2015      Shortlisted Artist – National Botanic Gardens Wales, Flora Residency with Oriel Davies
2011      International Artist in Residence, National Art School, Sydney, Australia (invited)
2010      Drawing Connections, Project Space, Milton Keynes Gallery, UK
2011      CRIC Artist in Residence, Clinical Research Imaging Centre, Bristol, UK (invited)
              Joint venture between: University of Bristol, NH Trust, Wolfson Brain Imaging

Recent Awards/ Nominations:
2018      Featured Artist a-n The Artists Information Company, https://www.instagram.com/anartistsinfo/
2016      Professional Development Bursary, a-n The Artists Information Company
2015      Double Award Winner, Eastern Approaches, UH Arts
2011      CRIC Artist-in-Residence unveiling – Sir Robert Winston
2010      Faculty Teaching Award, Norwich University of the Arts

 

Publications:
Baker, C. (2018) Waiting with Cancer, Leonardo special issue. Under review, awaiting result
Baker, C. & Gilchrist, I.D. Eds (under development). Professional Strangers: Collaborative Interface Art & Science, book proposal under discussion with Martin Baum, Senior Publisher, Oxford University Press. Plus, we are also in discussion with Leonardo regarding a special journal issue.
Baker, C. & Foster, K. (2017). Chapter: Inappropriate Shift.  Drawing Conversations: Collective and Collaborative Drawing in Contemporary Practice, (Eds) Gorrill, H & Journeaux, J. Cambridge Scholars Publication. ISBN (13):978-15275-0347-2
Baker, C. 2012. Note Bene, Double blind peer-reviewed conference paper, Drawn Out International Drawing Conference 2012, RMIT, Australia and UAL, London. Online.
Baker, C. 2010. Tracing the Physical, peer-reviewed paper, Studies in Material Thinking, Vol 4 International Research Journal, Massey University, NZ https://www.materialthinking.org/volumes/volume-04
Baker, C. 2010. Metaphorical Marks, double blind peer-reviewed paper, Drawing Out - International Drawing Conference and Festival, RMIT, Australia, ISBN 978-0-646-53254-7
Baker, C. 2009. All over the Place: Drawing Place, Drawing Space, published by The Caseroom Press, ISBN 978-1-905821-14-3, LAND2 Research Group.
Baker, C. & Gilchrist I.D 2008. Seeing…Vision & Perception in a Digital Culture, International Conference Paper and online publication, CHArt, Birbeck & Kings College, London. 
ISSN 1742 – 3376
Baker, C. 2007. SCANPATH, Solo Exhibition catalogue, Published by The Space 4 Gallery, UK
ISBN  0-905952-04-9
Baker, C. 2005. Jerwood Drawing Prize, Int. Group Exhibition catalogue, ISBN 0-948327-20-1
Baker, C. 2005. Mostyn 2005, Int. Group Exhibition catalogue. Published by Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Wales.  ISBN 0-906860-58X
Baker, C. 2005. fabulous confabulations. Exhibition catalogue, published by Leeds Met Gallery.  ISBN 0-9548413-0-1

 

Recent Conference Papers/Talks:

2019/20 Curvature (Lead), International Conference at the Conference Centre, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, UK. Under discussion and development

2017 Invited speaker for Saimaa Calling. Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Lappeenranta, Finland

2016 Drawing Conference, International Journal of Art and Design Conference (iJade), University of Chester, Riverside Innovation Centre (RIC), Inappropriate Collisions, co-presenter with K. Foster.

2016 Under the Skin, Public Talk as part of University of Cambridge Science Festival with Professor Iain Gilchrist, University of Bristol. http://www.anglia.ac.uk/community-engagement/csf2016-under-the-skin
2015 Drawing Conversations: reflecting upon collective and collaborative drawing practices symposium, University of Coventry, co-presenter with K. Foster (closing keynote)

2015 Ways of Seeing, Guest Public Lecture, Edinburgh Printmakers
This invitation was part of their Ways of Seeing series of lectures named after Berger’s seminal text. http://www.edinburghprintmakers.co.uk/exhibition/Catherine-Baker
2014 Negotiated Practice (Lead), CREST Consortium for Research Excellence, Support & Training, London (2014), Being Human, Festival of Humanities, AHRC / British Academy, London School of Advanced Studies. Conference was financially supported by CREST and included presentations by Baker & Gilchrist, Chubb (Chichester) & Moore (Brighton) and was chaired by Bronac Ferran 

Research Funding applications:

2018      Wellcome Trust (£75K), under completion due to submit by 25/02/18

2018      Creative Europe, European Commission. €200,000 Siamaa University, Finland (Lead).     

              BCU €70,000 (submitted 18/01/2018 awaiting outcome) UK lead on International Artists Mobility Project called REYART with 4 other EU Universities.

2017      Creative Scotland £15K R&D, awaiting outcome (resubmission)

2015      Wellcome Trust £30K unsuccessful (cited as competition for funds - rated Excellent)

2015      Arts Council England £15K (unsuccessful)
2010      NHtrust / University of Bristol £10,000 – CRICBristol residency funding

2010      BBSRC (part of a large application with Professor Gilchrist £330,000)
2006      SCANPATH, South Hill Park, Berkshire, Awarded £1500

2006      R&D grant, Arts Council England, Awarded £5K

2006      SCANPATH, The Space 4, Peterborough, Awarded £5K


Selected Commissions:

2008      Milford House, Oakley £17,000 - sculpture commission

2006      Public Art commission -Mid Beds District Council, £15,000 Launched by HM The Queen