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Joy and Sorrow
12" tondo, oil on copper, 2011
Carrie Ann Baade
The Vanitas of the Honey Bee, 6 of 6
A Caterpillar Explains the Little Death
8" x 10", oil on panel, 2009
Carrie Ann Baade is an internationally exhibiting artist whose
surreal oil paintings are rich with allegorical meta-narratives
inspired by literature and art history. She has been awarded the
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Fellowship, the
Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship for Established Artist,
and a nomination for the prestigious United States Artist
Fellowship. Exhibiting widely with the Pop Surrealists and her
paintings have been featured in Metamorphosis, a survey of the
top, contemporary Visionary Surrealists and will be included in
the upcoming exhibit Suggestivism curated by Nathan Spoor, at
the Grand Central Art Center in California.
Baade received her Masters in Painting from the University of Delaware where she expanded her
knowledge of materials and techniques under the guidance professors of art conservation. She
received her B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago that included one year of study
at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy. Her works has been reviewed and the subject of features
in the NY ARTS Magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Austin Chronicle, the Colorado Springs
Independent, the Albuquerque Journal, and Philadelphia Today.
The Happy Whore of Babylon and the Antichrist
(True Love on the Eve of the Apocalypse)
12" x 16", oil on panel, 2008
Recent solo exhibitions include: the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, the Rosenfeld Gallery
in Philadelphia, Billy Shire Fine Arts in Los Angeles, and the Ningbo Art Museum in China. Currently,
Carrie is an Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing at Florida State University accompanied
by her polydactyl cat.
The Involuntary Thoughts of Lady Caroline Dubois
14" x 20", oil on panel, 2005
The Temptation of the Penitent Medusa
12" x 18", oil on panel, 2010
Explaining Death to a Rabbit
24" x 30", oil on panel, 2011
Lady or Tiger
18" x 24", oil on panel, 2009