Lindsay Baker

…but first, Let Me Paint a selfie…


Opening Reception First Friday January 2nd 2015 6 PM



Artist’s statement:

We’re a generation of narcissists, or so I’m told by generations (presumably) older and more cynical than I. We’re told that we focus on our appearance too much as if it is a detriment to love oneself. Consider how frequently we belittle appearances in the media. Everyone looks horrendous without makeup, or everyone has too much makeup on. Everyone is gaining weight because they have no control, or everyone is losing too much weight because they’re out of control.

Amidst all the negativity put forth I find it fantastic that some can still look at themselves and say this is me and I like me. The statement a selfie can have behind it, says to me, this person was able to take enough pride in their appearance to share it with the world. In a climate where scrutiny and violation of one’s image happens all too often, the most simple snapshots can combat this. The user has complete control over how they look and to me that is beautiful. This is my embellishment upon that.

Artist’s Bio:

Lindsay Rae Baker is a Binghamton native who has been wanting to share her artwork with the world since she was little. She enjoys coffee and thinking too much about cartoons when she isn’t painting. Her goal is to create and display as much artwork as possible, and inspire everyone else to do the same.



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