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Richard Baker

British artist b.1948, based in Cambridge UK. Paintings and drawings in oil, pastel, watercolour etc.
Oil, watercolour, indian ink, gouache, pastel, mixed media.

I have been involved in many exhibitions over the years, notably at the Conservatory Gallery in Cambridge during the 80’s and 90’s, the Linda Blackstone Gallery formerly in Pinner for a long period commencing in 2001), the Bow House Gallery in Barnet (from 1991 for several years until the owners retired) the Whittlesford Gallery near Cambridge (several successful years until change of ownership), and the CDS (twice a year since 1983). For a period I entered work for exhibitions at the Mall Galleries, and examples were shown at the NEAC, the RBA and the RI. In 1998 my drawings were featured in the book Figure Sketching School (Readers’ Digest/Quarto Publishing).  I am pleased to see I have an entry in David Buckman’s “Artists in Britain since 1945” where I am described as “a versatile artist and draughtsman”.

A large folder of past work is available on Flickr (opens in a new window).


 Richard Baker -  exhibitions include:

 1980 - Gallery Soleil, Free School Lane, Cambridge (one-man show)

For a period in the 80s - Sebastian Pearson Gallery (selected work). Also work shown regularly in the Manor Gallery, Royston, including a two-man show.

Annually since 1983 - Cambridge Drawing Society

1984 - Eleven Artists of Cambridge and Heidelberg (shown in both cities)

1989 - Royal Society of British Artists (Mall Galleries)

1990 - New English Art Club (Mall Galleries)

1989/91 - The Hiroko Kato Gallery, Tokyo, selected work

1991 January - Clare Hall Gallery, Cambridge - one-man show

1991 September - Gallery on the Cam, Cambridge – two-man show

1993 - Royal Institute of Watercolour Artists (Mall Galleries)

1993 October - Conservatory Gallery, Cambridge - one-man show

1993 onwards  - The Bow House Gallery, Barnet - annual group exhibitions

1996 April  - Conservatory Gallery, Cambridge - two-man show

1997 November  - New English Art Club

1998 March - The Old Fire Engine House, Ely - one-man show

1999 January to March - Clare Hall Gallery, Cambridge - one-man show

1999 onwards – The Whittlesford Gallery, Cambridge - one-man show (and several mixed shows)

from 2000 October - Linda Blackstone Gallery, Pinner (now Totteridge) – regular gallery artist and also included in the  gallery’s displays at the Affordable Art Fairs and in the Watercolour and Drawings Fair at the Royal Academy. In 2001 included in Metropolis 21: A Study of Urban Life in the 21st Century - mixed exhibition.  Work shown at her stand at the Cambridge Art Fair 2014

2000 October  - Gallery 96, King's Street, Cambridge - one-man show

2001 March to May - Conservatory Gallery - My View: Fenscapes, Cloudscapes, Cityscapes

2012 Cambridge Artworks – one-man show

2015 Cambridge Open Art Exhibition (COAX) one of top twenty works selected for follow-up exhibition at the Over Gallery

2016 COAX again, with work selected for follow-up exhibition at the Babylon Gallery in Ely

May Week
Summer Flowers
Richard Baker   The Anchor   oil
King's Parade
Cottages at Toft
Trumpington Hall Pastel 2016
Garden with Conservatory and Bike
My Garden Shed - Oil
The Cam at Jesus Green
My Garden
The Quay at St Ives
Saffron Walden Duck Pond
Hat and Book in Garden with Lloyd Loom Chair
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