Lucy Baker Oil Painting on Canvas "Auto Portrait"
Lucy Baker (American, b. 1955)
Auto Portrait, 2007
acrylic on canvas
inscribed to the verso; Lucy Baker 2007/ ‘Auto Portrait’
16′ × 20′
The Lucy Baker and Kenworth Moffett Collection of New New Group Painters
An acrylic painting on canvas titled Auto Portrait by Lucy Baker, executed in 2007. Depicted is a self-portrait rendered by Baker.
Lucy was born in Wellesley, Massachusetts in 1955. She received her B.A Fine Arts at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont, 1975 and her Certificate of Welding at Platt Tech. in Milford, Connecticut, 1977. She attended the Emma Lake workshop in 1980 as a guest of Kenworth Moffett. Member of the New New Painters, a group of artists brought together by the first curator of modern and contemporary art at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Dr. Kenworth Moffett in 1978. Lucy has been the key figure for an entire movement of brilliant artists, the New New Painters, whom she has led both stylistically and in the use of the new acrylic paints and gels.