Catriona Baker

Associate Professor, Chair Animation and Motion Media

Trina Baker poses with her service dog in front of a light orange backdrop

Catriona Baker is an animator, book artist, and painter. She holds a BA in Printmaking from Mount Holyoke College, a BFA in Painting from Maine College of Art, and an MFA in Animation and Painting from the University of Pennsylvania. She was a grant recipient from The Governor’s Academy for faculty development in paper engineering in 2005, and a grant recipient for painting at Vermont Studio Center in 1998. Baker has also worked for Rustmonkey animation studios.

Her paintings, drawings, and artist books have shown nationally in galleries and corporate collections, including Florida Craftsman, Dana Hall School, and Yieldbot, Maynard. Recently her animated 3D short Every Two Minutes was accepted into the 2015 Annual 3D-Con convention in Snowbird, UT where it received “Best First Time Presenters” award. Her work explores the visual consistency between traditional mediums and digital processes.

Solo Exhibitions

  • Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA, Inspired by Horses, Dana Hall Art Gallery
  • The Fenn School, Concord, MA, “Tulip Show”, The Kane Gallery
  • Governor’s Academy, Byfield, MA, “Mostly Horses”, The Remis Lobby Gallery

Group Exhibitions

  • Massachusetts State House, Representative Kate Hogan’s Office, Artspace Maynard Artists
  • Governor’s Academy, Byfield, MA, Kaiser Art Gallery, “Faculty Art show”
  • MSPCA’s Angell Memorial, Cyclorama, Boston, MA, “Animals In Art”
  • LA 3-D Club, Los Angeles, CA, "12th Annual Film Festival"

Personal Website

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