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Executive Director's Letter - 3/26/24

Congratulations to the 36 this year's finalists for the Baker Artist Awards who were selected from close to 700 artists Baker Artist Portfolio site!

The Finalists for the 2024 Baker Artist Awards are:

Visual Arts: Shroeder Cherry, Katie O'Keefe, Sara Prigodich, Andrea Sherrill-Evans, Tony Shore, Stephen Towns

Interdisciplinary: Selin Balci, Kelley Bell, Melissa Hyatt Foss, Phylicia Ghee, Bruce Willen, Pamela Woolford

Film/ Video: Albert Birney, Eric Cotten, Marnie Ellen Hertzler, Corrie Parks, Jimmy Joe Roche, Lynn Tomlinson

Literary Arts: Michael Downs, Kristina Gaddy, Nguyen Nguyen, Lia Purpura, Patrick Smithwick, Jeannie Vanasco

Music: Judah Adashi, Geffrey Cassuto, Ami Dang, Outcalls Band, Anthony Parker, Daniel Ryan

Performance: Michael Harding, Katie Hileman, Christopher Johnson, Tavia La Follette, Matt Reeves, Allen Xing

Since 2009, the Baker Artist program has awarded over $1.3 million to over 150 artists. This season the Baker Artist Portfolios is bringing back Finalist Showcases. During the month of April, the finalists will be featured in a series of public performances, events, and exhibitions. Don’t miss any of the showcases which can be viewed at 

Stay tuned–the 2024 Baker Artist Awardees will be announced in May, and congratulations to 2016 Baker Artist Awardee Joyce J. Scott on the opening of her 50 year retrospective at the Baltimore Museum of Art!

Happy Spring,


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