Francis Baker

Francis Baker, one of the first artists that joined the galleries here, is now dedicated the anachronistic medium of gum bichromate.
From: Oakland, USA.
Shows: Cyanotypes, Cyanotypes and vandykes, Gum bichromates, Vandykes.

Francis Baker is an American outsider artist using alternative processes to communicate ephemeral qualities of life, such as: physical image, age, wholeness, individuality and the repeated patterns of human action all weighed against the dailyness of an existence constrained by war and 50% off a great pair of boots. It all boils down to finding the human spirit within the struggle of life. His older work also includes cyanotypes and vandykes, separate and in combination on a variety of material including canvas and tissue paper.

Francis Baker has been exhibiting since 1994. He work has been presented in galleries and museums nationally and internationally. Francis lives and works in San Francisco.

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