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Catriona Baker

Associate Professor, Chair Animation

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Catriona Baker, associate professor and co-chair of animation and VFX at Lesley University's College of Art and Design, is a fine art experimental animator, book artist, and painter. Her work focuses on issues of social justice such as sexual assault, domestic violence, trauma, immigration, women empowerment, and factory farming. Her work explores the visual juxtaposition between traditional mediums and digital processes. Her Animations range in mediums from 3D, 2D digital to hand drawn/painted frame by frame animation.  

Catriona holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College in Studio Art: printmaking, a BFA from Maine College of Art in painting and an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania in animation and painting. Her works have been shown nationally and internationally in screenings, galleries, and corporate collections. Her animations have been internationally recognized with an International Platinum Pixie and two International CINDY (Cinema in Industry) awards.


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"

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