Baker Artist Awards Celebration
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Join us for a celebration of the arts and Baltimore at the opening preview of the Baltimore Addressed: Baker Awards exhibition. Enjoy late-night access to the galleries, free hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and music by Trillnatured.
This event celebrates the winners of the Baker Awards from 2019–2022 and the exhibition features works by Laura Amussen (interdisciplinary, 2020); David Page (visual arts, 2019); Ernest Shaw Jr. (visual arts, 2022); Susan Waters-Eller (visual arts, 2020); and Pamela Woolford (interdisciplinary, 2022).
Hosted in partnership with the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA).
Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA)
A leading nonprofit provider of services to artists and cultural organizations in the region, Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance creates equity and opportunity In, Through, and For arts and culture in Greater Baltimore. Whether they are emerging or established, mainstream or underground, grassroots or institutional, GBCA believes in unifying and strengthening all members of the creative community. We do this through marketing, education, financial support, and developing innovative programs that increase equity in the cultural community and beyond.
William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund
The William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund believes that arts and culture play a central role in the development and growth of healthy individuals and thriving communities and commits its resources to promote and sustain a vibrant arts and culture sector in metropolitan Baltimore. Its grants support organizational effectiveness and provide cultural experiences that welcome people of all backgrounds, enrich residents’ lives, strengthen the region’s sense of cohesion and identity, promote local artists and their work, and make the metropolitan area a desirable place to live.
Jessica “Trillnatured” Hyman is a DJ based in Baltimore, Maryland. Since 2016, she has been recognized numerous times by local publications for her talent behind the decks and her curation of an acclaimed dance party for queer people, VERSION. Trillnatured gravitates toward an eclectic set, but shines the brightest when selecting house, ballroom, and international club sounds. She has graced stages and platforms that include Artscape, Baltimore Pride, Trillecto, Elsewhere, NYC (Baauer, Just Blaze) and DISCWOMAN. From 2016 to 2018, Jessica organized with Black queer artist collective, BALTIGURLS, creating platforms for artists of all kinds, both locally and nationally. When she is not DJing, Trillnatured is pursuing her Master of Social Work while working as a Community School Director in the Baltimore City Public School System.
Image: Pamela Woolford. Photograph from the series Antoine and Me. 2022. Courtesy of the Artist. © Pamela Woolford. Photo by Antonio Moses