Martha Susan Baker

Birth Date: 
12/25/1871
Birth Place: 
Evansville, IN
Death Date: 
12/00/1911
Death Place: 
Illinois
Residences/Studios: 
1026 Fine Arts Building, Chicago, 1901.
Active In: 
Chicago
Medium: 
Painting
Subject: 
Figure
Portrait
Exhibitions: 
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
Annual Exhibition of the Art Students League of Chicago, AIC, 1895
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, AIC, 1897-1912, 12 times
Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, Pastels and Miniatures by American Artists, AIC,1900, 10, 11
Arche Salon, Chicago, 1897
Chicago Architectural Salon, 1897
Expo Universelle, Paris, 1900
St. Louis Exposition, 1904
Carnegie Institute Annual Exhibit of Paintings, 1904.
Chicago Society of Artists, 1905
Royal Academy, London, 1908
Salon de la Societie des Artistes Francais, Paris, 1909
American Society of Minature Painters
Expo Universelle, Paris, 1900
Annual Exhibition of Paintings, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh (PA), 1904
Royal Academy, London, 1908
Memorial Exhibit of Works of the Late Martha Baker, AIC, 1912
Awards: 
Municipal Art League Prize, AIC, 1895, 1905
First prize, Arche Salon Exhibit, Chicago, 1897
First prize for Miniatures, Chicago Architectural Salon, 1897
Bronze medal for Miniatures, St. Louis Exposition, 1904
Carnegie Institute Annual Exhibit of Paintings, prize, 1904
Silver medal, Chicago Society of Artists, AIC, 1905
Honorable mention, Salon de la Society des Artistes Francais, Paris, 1909.
Memberships: 
Art Association of Chicago, 1901.
Chicago Society of Artists
Society of Western Artists
Collections: 
Union League Club, Chicago
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
Vanderpoel Collection, Beverly, IL
Training: 
SAIC
Other Occupations: 
Teacher, Chicago Academy of Fine Arts
Teacher, drawing & painting, life & antique, AIC, 1903-04
Teacher, Normal Department, AIC, 1910-11
Writer/Illustrator, "The Sketch Book" magazine
Biography: 
A biography by Wendy Greenhouse is available at Christine Schwartz Collection website: http://www.schwartzcollection.com/