K E V I N    B A E R



born in Denver, Colorado


lives and works in New Orleans, Louisiana






2010 – 2013    MFA, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

2001 – 2005    BFA, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 


Residencies / Awards

2015      Best in Show – Ley Lines; Connecting Media, Imagery, and Concept Across Contemporary      

               Drawing, National juried exhibition at Jacksonville State University

2013      Innsbruck Artist Exchange – Selected by graduate faculty to participate in artist exchange     

               program, traveling to Innsbruck, Austria.  Awarded by University of New Orleans

2012      Artist and Place Residency – Ogden Museum of Southern Art

               Created art projects with students at Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary

2005      Brooks Fellowship – Study at Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Awarded by Santa Clara University


Solo Exhibitions

2018      Time’s Passage, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2016      To The Sky, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2015      Revolve, Open Studio Exhibition, 3000 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA

2014      What Remains, VI Collective, Denver, CO

2013      Ritual Process, MFA Thesis Exhibition, UNO St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2010      Electric Funeral, Pirate Gallery, Denver, CO

2009      Malignant Manifestations, Spark Gallery, Denver, CO


Group Exhibitions

2018      You Want a Piece of Me, Collaboration with Carlos Rolón and members of The Front,

                             in conjunction with Rolón’s show Outside/In, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

              Honey Trap, Curated by Kevin Baer and Robyn LeRoy-Evans, The Front Gallery, New Orleans

              Clickbait, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2017     Full House, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

              Ephemera Obscura, Curated by Aaron Levi Garvey, The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

              I’m Your Cannibal, Curated by Kevin Baer, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

              i [love] america and america [loves] me, Box 13 ArtSpace, Houston, TX

2016    Carry On, an exhibition in two parts, Breve Gallery and Feral Space, Mexico City, Mexico

             SHIFTCHANGE, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2015    Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA

             Ley Lines, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

             Feel Good Fest, installation w/ SOLOS Group, Michalopoulos Studios, New Orleans, LA

2014    Explaining Deconstruction to A Fish, a one-night performance with SOLOS Group,

                     The Campbell Estate. New Orleans, LA

            The Invited: A TEN Invitational - collaborative installation with artist Sylvia Santamaria,

                     TEN Gallery, New Orleans, LA

            WET – a group curated exhibition, UNO St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA      

            Water Works, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2013    Making It – collaboration with artist Sylvia Santamaria, UNO St. Claude Gallery

            KunstlerInnen der University of New Orleans, Galerie im Andechshof, Innsbruck, Austria

2012    Butter on the Sidewalk, Antenna Satellite Gallery, New Orleans, LA

            This Is How We Roll, Barrister’s Gallery, Curated by Dan Tague and Tony Campbell

            2-D / 3-D, UNO St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA

            Hey Brother Can You Spare A Day?, Staple Goods Gallery, New Orleans, LA

            Red Headed Stepchild, Home Space Gallery, New Orleans, LA



Gallery Memberships

2016 –                The Front, artist-run gallery.  New Orleans, LA

2014 – 2016     Founding member of SOLOS Group, artist collective.  New Orleans, LA

2009 – 2010     Pirate Contemporary Art Gallery.  Denver, CO 


Publications / Reviews

2013     The New Orleans Art Review, April / May / June, “Spring Exhibition Highlights”

              Gambit, April 30, 2013, Review of Thesis Exhibition by D. Eric Bookhardt


2010    “Dana Cain’s Art Collection: Brianna Martray and Kevin Baer”, blogs.Westword.com,

                        by Susan Froyd, October 12, 2010 

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