DRAWING • VR • VIDEO

BIO/CV

EDUCATION Williams College, B.A. with Honors in Art 
SELECTED SOLO and TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS 
2018     “Hollow Point: an AR/VR/Analog exhibition,” Vibiana, Los Angeles (January)
               Sunset Digital Billboard Project, Curated by Jessica Rich (January), Innovation Foundation
2017    “Manifestos: Nancy Baker Cahill,” Ochi Projects, Los Angeles, March 2017
“Hollow Point: a VR exhibition at Butcher Bird Studios, Presented by Butcher Bird Studios and Arbor Entertainment, featuring new works by Nancy Baker Cahill,” Butcherbird Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 2017
2016    “Nancy Baker Cahill: Interruptions”, Moorpark College Art Gallery
2015     “SHEvening”, Tanya Aguiñiga and Nancy Baker Cahill, MERRYSPACE, Culver City, CA
2014    “Nancy Baker Cahill and Yuval Pudik: New Drawings” Vibiana, Los Angeles, CA
2012    “Nancy Baker Cahill: Fascinomas” The Pasadena Museum of California Art (catalogue)
2008    Spring-loaded”, Tinlark Gallery, Hollywood, CA.
2007    Coping Mechanisms”: A two-person exhibition, Tinlark Gallery, Hollywood, CA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018      “MANIFESTO: A Modest Proposal,” Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA (January) Curated by Ciara Ennis and Jennifer Vanderpool
2017     “ICA LA VR BBQ”, Butcherbird Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 2017 
“ELEMENTAL/Marking Time”, Curated by John O’ Brien, Sturt Haaga Gallery, La Cañada Flintridge, CA, August 2017 
2016    “The Language of Perpetual Conditions,” Curated by Brandon Hudson, Fine Arts Gallery, CSULA, Los Angeles, CA
“Gallery Tally”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Hollywood, CA (March, 2016), Gallery Tally, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, December 10, 2015 –January 10th, 2016LACE Happening (benefit exhibition), Hollywood, CAFresh stART, (benefit exhibition), Santa Monica, CA
 2015   “The Drawing Show,” Curated by Betty Brown, The Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles, CA
“Forgetting the Future: Entropy in the Reflective Age”, Torrance Art Museum (catalogue)
“Eyewall”, The Bottom Line (web video gallery), The Drawing Center, NY, New York
“Stick and Stones,” Art Share LA, Los Angeles, CA
“Rooms to Let” Temporary installation in vacant house, Slavic Village, Cleveland, OH
“The Situation Room”, Video Screening of 50 Feminist Artists, Eagle Rock, CA
Gallery Tally Project exhibitions: Looking Forward/Looking Back, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM and Gallery Tally, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014     “May Contain Explicit Imagery; Nancy Baker Cahill, Kiki Seror and John Weston”,  Curated by Tucker Neel, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
Pasadena Art Alliance, “Artrageous,” Pasadena, CA
2013    “Paper Vernacular: Drawings and Constructions”, House of the Nobleman, NewYork, NY 
2012    Temporary installation, “Fascinomas,” Curated by Merry Norris at the Andaz Hotel, West Hollywood, CAMiami Project Art Fair, Miami, FL, Blythe ProjectsMonster Drawing Rally, The Armory, Pasadena, CA
2011   “Exit Wounds”, Works from Nancy Baker Cahill’s Collaborative Art Workshop at    Homeboy Industries, Hi-Lite Project Space, Los Angeles, CA.Folk Art Everywhere, Craft and Folk Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Rotating exhibition at the Levantine Cultural Center featuring works from the Exit Wounds Project.
2010   “Unleash the Beast”, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.This is My Education”, Art in General Gallery, New York, NY.Folk Art Everywhere, Craft and Folk Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Rotating exhibition at the Levantine Cultural Center featuring works from the Exit Wounds Project.
2009  Paper In Motion: Rian Brown Orso, Nancy Baker Cahill and Nina Sarnelle, Morgan Paper Conservatory, Cleveland, OH.Gallery Artists, Altitude Gallery, Bozeman, MTDiscovered/Undiscovered, Curated by Michael and Sirje Gold, University Art Museum, Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
2008    Animal Magnetism, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Orange County, CA (catalogue)Juried Los Angeles Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA August 2008Gallery Artists, Altitude Gallery, Bozeman, MT June 2008Monster Drawing Rally, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2007   Monster Drawing Rally, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.”Mind Full: A Group Show”, Tinlark Gallery, Hollywood CA
COMMUNITY WORK 
2017 Joined the Advisory Board of The Pasadena Arts Council 
2016 Joined the Board of Directors at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
2015 Designed and led a collage workshop with homeless individuals under the aegis of the Craft and Folk Art Museum. Joined as active member of the Pasadena Art Alliance
2013 Guest Curator, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, (LACE) benefit “Happening”
2012 Co-curated with Merry Norris, Imagine LA: “An Evening With A Point of View” which benefitted homeless families living in Los Angeles
2010-2012 Initiated and led a collaborative art project at Homeboy Industries called “Exit Wounds.” Works from this project were exhibited throughout Los Angeles as part of the Craft and Folk Art Museum’s “Folk Art Everywhere” program through 2013
2006 – 2011 Served on the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency’s Public Art Advisory Board
2001- 2008 Helped found and co-curated (with Cris Mccall, Tiffiny Lendrum, and Ashley Emmenegger) fresh stART, an annual benefit exhibition that funds art therapy programs for at-risk children in Los Angeles 
LECTURES/PANEL DISCUSSIONS/WORKSHOPS
2017   “ICA LA VR BBQ,” Discussion with Reggie Watts, Butcherbird Studios, Los Angeles, CA
“#whitemirror VR hack-a-thon,” OnceUponaFuture think tank, Marina Del Rey, CA
2016    “Interruptions”, Moorpark College, CA Lecture
2015    “The Drawing Show,” Loft at Liz’s, CA Panel discussion
2014    “May Contain Explicit Imagery,” CB1 Gallery, CA Panel discussion
GRANTS/AWARDS
Peripheral Vision Arts Publication Fellowship, 2016
Herradura Art Competition, Los Angeles 2nd Place 2014
Artslant Showcase Winner (Virgil No. 1, Virgil No.12, Virgil No. 16) 2014
CCI Creative Capacity Fund Grant 2012, 2016
ARC Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation 2011
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Figueroa Hotel, Downtown Los Angeles
W Hotel, Hollywood
Featured on Season 3  (2010-2011) of “In Treatment” HBO Films
Redbird, Los Angeles
BLD, Los Angeles
PUBLICATIONS
“Barbara Hashimoto’s Books” by Nancy Baker Cahill, Ceramic Art and Perception no. 40 2000
PODCASTS
Feminist Crush, http://feministcrush.libsyn.com/podcast   February 10, 2017
BIBLIOGRAPHY/PRESS  
Art and Cake: Nancy Baker Cahill and Elisa Johns at Ochi Projects, by Lorraine Heitzman, March 24, 2017
Datebook LA Times, Carolina Miranda, March 9, 2017
Surds and Manifestos: The Drawings of Nancy Baker Cahill, by Gracie Linden, Peripheral Vision Arts, October 10, 2016
Feature, Nancy Baker Cahill, LA Home Magazine, Mark Castellino, Winter/Spring issue 2016 
LA Times Gallery Report: Stitched Paintings, A Shattered Mural, Hidden Heads, Carolina Miranda, May 19, 2015
LA Magazine: Artists Tanya Aguiñiga and Nancy Baker Cahill Exhibit New Work at “SHEvening” The two L.A. based artists talk about the place of feminism and motherhood in their artistic practices by Amy Newline Schroeder, May 8, 2015
Artillery Magazine, “Shoptalk,” Scarlet Cheng, 2015The Radder, May 15, 2015
KCRW’s 5 Things to Do this Week
LATimes Datebook: “Abstract grids, honoring an industrial designer, surveillance art,” Carolina Miranda, May 8, 2015 
ForYourArt, May 6th, 2015, featured exhibition
LA Times: “Imagery That Skirts Explicit,” by Christopher Knight, August 16, 2014
One Hundred Percent Rag: “Little Death – Petit Mors Jouissance,” by Sandra Vista, August 2014
Was That a Prick: May Contain Explicit Imagery (catalogue essay), by Tucker Neel
LA Weekly: “5 Artsy Things to Do in LA,” by Catherine Wagley, August 2014
KCET Artbound: “Drawing Tension With Graphite: Nancy Baker Cahill” by Liz Ohanesian, January 2014
Los Angeles Magazine: “Car Shows, Katy Perry, Art Exhibits: What’s Going On at the New Vibiana?” by Theis Duelund, January 2014
LA Times, Pasadena Sun: “Still Showcasing the Area’s Most Colorful Art,” by Kirk Silsbee, September 2012
LA I’m Yours: “Science, Art and Invaders: Nancy Baker Cahill on her PMCA Installation, Fascinomas” by Kirk Fitzpatrick, May 10, 2012
Catalog Essay for Nancy Baker Cahill’s Fascinomas at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, by Tucker Neel, 2012
LA Weekly: “If Dr. House Were an Artist: ‘Fascinomas’ Turns Diagnosis Into Images at the Pasadena Museum,” by Kate Gammon March 14, 2012
For Your Art (online), March 18, 2012, featured exhibition
Los Angeles Magazine, “the Guide: LA-to-Z,” featured exhibition, March 16, 2012
Los Feliz Ledger (Eastside Eye), “Los Feliz’s Own Nancy Cahill’s Fascinomas at the Museum of California Art,” by Kathy A. Macdonald, March 1, 2012
California Homes, Vol. 16, No. 1, featured exhibition, February 2012
PBS Socal “On Tour” (new series, first air date mid-April, 2012), “Exit Wounds”, 2012
Pasadena Artbeat, “PMCA’s new exhibits engrossing and sometimes gross adult fare” by Jana J. Monji, February 5, 2012
Huffington Post Arts Spotlight, “’Exit Wounds’ Exhibition Tells Stories Of Violence And Hope In Los Angeles,” April 12, 2011
“Arts Alive,”  KUSC radio broadcast, Los Angeles, CA March 26, 2011
LA Times: “Healing Wounds,” by Karen Wada, March 2011
Cleveland Scene: “Moving Targets: Time and Change at Morgan,” by Douglas Max Utter, November 2009
THE Magazine“17 Artists You Should Know About,” by Ashley McLean Emenegger, September 2009.
Craft and Folk Art Museum Blog, “My Petite Bullet Blossoms,” May 2009
Molly Barnes’, Interview, “Art News Radio Show,” KCSN 88.5fm, 5/26/08
My Love for you is a Stampede of Horses: Nancy Baker Cahill at Tinlark Gallery 4/01/08
Artscene: Preview of Exhibitions, “Coping Mechanisms,” by Elenore Welles, May 2007
Whitehot Magazine: “LA Painter Nancy Baker Cahill Speaks on Notions of Gender,” April 07, WM Issue #2:
 BIO 
Nancy Baker Cahill is a multi-disciplinary artist living in Los Angeles. Her drawings, videos, and new Virtual/Augmented Reality projects treat the idea of the human body as a complicated abstraction: corporeally real, yet unknowable, mediated by external forces. She received her B.A. from Williams College. From 2010-2012 she initiated and led a collaborative art project at Homeboy Industries called “Exit Wounds.” Works from this project were exhibited throughout Los Angeles as part of the Craft and Folk Art Museum’s “Folk Art Everywhere” program. From 2006 – 2011 she served on the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency’s Public Art Advisory Board.
Baker Cahill is the recipient of an ARC Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation. Exhibition highlights include the Pasadena Museum of California Art, The Torrance Art Museum, a recent solo show at Ochi Projects and an upcoming public art project, Sunset Digital Billboards. She has been featured in KCET’s award-winning “Artbound” series, the Los Angeles Times, and on Kitty Lindsay’s Feminist Crush podcast. In 2015 she designed and led a collage workshop with homeless clients under the aegis of the Craft and Folk Art Museum. She is a member of the Pasadena Art Alliance, an Advisory Board member of the Pasadena Arts Council, and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions).