2016 From Where I'm Standing, Harris gallery, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA (essay by Julia Couzens)
2015 Colossalalia, Offramp gallery, Pasadena, CA (essay by Betty Ann Brown)
2011 Sicily, American Institute of Architects gallery, Los Angeles, CA
        One Work, One Artist (Hilary Baker) One Yellow Wall, Alias Books East, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Pierre Picot)
2010 Arvuli, PØST, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Monday Tuesday Duende, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA
2005 What Meets The Eye, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2004 Hilary Baker, Southern California Art Projects and Exhibitions, Corona del Mar, CA
2003 Look, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
2002 Suburbia, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
2001 Appearing Nightly, POST, Los Angeles, CA
        Suburbia, Institut Franco-Americain, Rennes, France
2000 Wraith Tracks, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
1990 Hilary Baker, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


2017 Hilary Baker and Russel Davis, Showcase #2, Matrushka Constructions, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Rory Devine)
2006 Hilary Baker and Amir Fallah, Laband Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
2005 EyeBlast: Hilary Baker and Philippa Blair, Cypress College, Cypress, CA (catalog)
2000 Gestural Maps: Hilary Baker and Philippa Blair, POST, Los Angeles, CA


2019 Blind Courier, Brand Library Gallery, Glendale, CA (co-curated with Lauren Kasmer)
2017 LA Woman, Saatchi Art, Santa Monica, CA
        Freda's Birthday, PØST, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Andrew West)
        Not Quite Underground,Tattoo Parlor, Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster, Germany (organized by Michael Smith)
2016 In Which We Dwell, sUgAR gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
        Emblematic, Guggenheim gallery, Chapman University (organized by Martin Herse & Natalie Lawler; catalog)
        Fragments, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA
        BIRDIE Invitational, Coastline College, Newport Beach, CA (catalog)
2015 Southern California Abstraction Now, Barrett Art Gallery of Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
        Writ Large, José Drudis-Biada gallery, Mount St. Mary's University, Los Angeles, CA
        Yes In My Back Yard, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
        Petraphilia, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
2013 Next to Nothing, Coastline College, Newport Beach, CA
        Bright Lines And The Void, Michaelkate gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
        MAS Attack, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Place, PS Zask gallery, Palos Verdes, CA
        Painting on Edge II, d.e.n. contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
        Either Side of Gray, PS Zask Gallery, Palos Verdes, CA
2011 Speak for the Trees, s.c.a.p.e., Corona del Mar, CA; House of Balsamic Academy, Irvine, CA
        Ripe Produce, Santora Art Gallery, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA
        Second Nature: Landscape Variations, PS Zask Gallery, Palos Verdes, CA
        Ucross Foundation Retrospective Exhibition, Ucross Foundation Art gallery, Ucross, WY
2010 Ucross: Twenty-Seven Years of Visual Arts Residencies, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY (catalog)
        Red Dot New York, Andi Campognone Projects, Pomona, CA
2009 Fourth of July One Week Only, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
        Project 30, Westminster Elementary School, Venice, CA (curated by Lisa Melandri)
        Pairs, Ambient Art Projects, Las Vegas, NV
2008 About Abstraction, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
        Some Paintings: The Third LA Weekly Annual Biennial, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Black Mirror, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA
        Hausguests, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Looking at Art, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Big and Holy, Cartelle Gallery, Marina del Rey, CA (catalog)
        Lotusland, Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT
2003 No Chaser, POST, Los Angeles, CA
        Is, Was, Will Be, L’Espace Melanie, Riec-Sur-Belon, France; travels to Mona Bismarck Foundation, Paris, France
        SoCal Locals, Sabina Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
        Material Girls, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM
2002 Yo, Flat Files Rendezvous, POST, Los Angeles, CA
        The Group Show, R.B.Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
2001 The Necessary Beauty, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
        100 Percent Rag, POST, Los Angeles, CA
        Hand-painted, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
        Mass Appeal, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
2000 California Color, Institut Franco-Americain, Rennes, France
        Five Painters, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
1999 Lantern Of The East, Pyong Taek City Museum, Pyong Taek, Korea (catalog)
1998 . . . a few more L.A. Artists (the distaff side), Mirren Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA
        Illuminated Under White Light: Eight Painters, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1997 group, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
        Archaeology: Hilary Baker, Steve Galloway, Kevin Wixted, Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, NV
        Recent Acquisitions Of The Achenbach Foundation, 1991 - 1996, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
        Beyond Boundaries, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
1996 Diversity Of Contemporary Painting, Andrew-Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
        Beyond Boundaries, Bank of America Concourse Gallery, San Francisco, CA
        Field Days, Cerulean Embankments, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
        Hilary Baker, Hanna Hannah, Marta Thoma, TERRAIN, San Francisco, CA
1995 Showgirl, Marjorie Barrick Museum, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
        L.A. Current: Works on Paper, UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
        Oscar Wilde: A Man of Great Importance, TERRAIN, San Francisco, CA
        Four By Nature, Gate Gallery, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
1994 Recent Gifts And Purchases: Twentieth Century Drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
        Homage To The Bard, TERRAIN, San Francisco, CA
        The First Ten Years: Selections From The Permanent Collection, Ucross Foundation Gallery, Clearmont, WY
        Sawtelle, domestic setting, Los Angeles, CA
1993 Laughing Matters, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
1992 A Room With A View, Ettinger Gallery, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA (catalog)
        L.A. Works on Paper, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
        Hilary Baker, Jeffrey Mitchell And Paula Matello, Parker/Mark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
        (basically) Black & White, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1990 The Mark, Security Pacific Gallery, South Coast Metro Center, Costa Mesa, CA (catalog)
1989 Five Northern California Artists, Five Southern California Artists, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA


Archaeology, Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, NV, 1997
Sexy: Sensual Abstraction in California, 1950’s - 1990’s, Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, NV; Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA, 1995 - 1996
Open Windows Project, Los Angeles Festival’s Open Festival, Santa Monica, CA, 1990


Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
ART/OMI, New York, NY
The Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Chapman University, Orange, CA
Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA
Innovate Partners, Irvine, CA
JVC Industrial America, Inc., San Diego, CA / Mexico
Kanayama Minami Complex, Nagoya, Japan
Kauffman and Broad Home, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Pont-Aven School of Art, Pont-Aven, France
Security Pacific National Bank, Eureka, CA
Studley Corporation, Irvine, CA
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
UCLA Medical Arts Program, Los Angeles, CA
The Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


2001 Artist-in-Residence, Pont-Aven School of Art, France
2000 Artist-in-Residence, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
1998 ART/OMI International Arts Center Residency, Omi, NY
1997 Metro Art Bookmark Project, Los Angeles, CA
1996 Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
1989 Artist-in-Residence, The Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY


M.F.A. Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Hilary Baker lives and works in Los Angeles