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Laura BairdBiography: Laura Baird's art has been exhibited in Canada since 1976 and internationally since 1981. After many years in New York City, Laura Baird now lives and works in Vancouver, Canada. Country: Canada Birthyear: 1955 Galleries: SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2003: Exposed/Concealed, (with Eric Cameron), Contemporary Art Gallery, LIVE Biennial of Performance Art, Vancouver, Canada / 1997: Waco Bridge, Fotobase Gallery, Vancouver, Canada / 1994: Details (Jonestown Carpet), Stride Gallery, Calgary, Canada / Jonestown Carpet, Rosemont Gallery, Regina, Canada / 1993: Jonestown Carpet - Jonestown Dead, La Centrale/Powerhouse Gallery, Montreal, Canada / 1991: Jonestown Carpet - Jonestown Dead, Josh Baer Gallery, New York City / Jonestown Carpet - Jonestown Dead, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada / 1988: Jonestown Carpet - Jonestown Dead, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada / 1982: Jonestown Carpet - Work in Progress, Anna Leonowens Gallery II, Halifax, Canada / 1978: Laconic Correspondence, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada / 1976: Gray, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada / RECENT VIDEO SCREENINGS: 2003: Visiting Artist Program, Nickel Art Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada / Visiting Artist Program, Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Canada / 1999: Fragile Electrons: Twenty Years of Collecting Video Art, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada / Fragile Electrons: Twenty Years of Collecting Video Art, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada / 1998: Fragile Electrons: Twenty Years of Collecting Video Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada / Gods, Guns and the Weather Channel, PleasureDome at Cinecycle, Toronto, Canada / SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 1998: Draw, Stranger Draaaw! Plug In Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada / 1994: 64-94: Contemporary Decades, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, Canada / Textiles, that is to say... Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada / Textiles, that is to say... The Museum for Textiles, Toronto, Canada / 1993: Subversive Crafts, List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA / Photography and New Genres, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA, USA / Songs of Retribution, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York City / 1991: Burning in Hell, Franklin Furnace, New York City / 1981: Group Show, Clapp House Gallery, Portland, ME, USA / Group Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery II, Halifax, Canada / 1980: Group Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery 1, Halifax, Canada / 1978: Group Show, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada / Graduate Show, Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, Canada / 1976: Group Show, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada / Awards: 1998: Artist in Residence Award, Charles Street Video / Travel Grant, The Canada Council for the Arts / 1997: Artist in Residence, Apocalypso, The Banff Centre for the Arts / Project Assistance Grant, British Columbia Arts Council / 1994: Travel Grant, The Canada Council for the Arts / 1993: Artistís Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts / Arts Grant B, The Canada Council for the Arts / 1991: Project Grant, The Canada Council for the Arts / 1980: Arts Grant B, The Canada Council for the Arts / 1979: British Columbia Cultural Fund Award / 1978: British Columbia Cultural Fund Award / 1977: Helen Pitt Scholarship / 1976: Helen Pitt Scholarship / Media: other, interdisciplinary practice Style: other, interdisciplinary practice Subjects: other, madness, reason, sex and death
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