Carrie Ann Baade’s oil paintings dialog with the past. Her compositions, feminist and autobiographical, weave personal and classical symbology into narratives on mortality, sexuality, personal transformation, and the darker side of human nature. Born 1974 in Louisiana, Baade received her MFA from University of Delaware in 2003 and her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1997, and she studied at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy in 1995-96. Raised on the front range in Colorado, she lives and works in Northern Florida, where she is a Professor of Painting and Drawing at Florida State University.
(Los Angeles, October 12, 2022) A comprehensive monograph of two decades of paintings by Carrie Ann Baade. This volume reveals the dramatic intensity and detail of 100 surreal self-portraits from 2002 to the present. Carrie Ann Baade’s oil paintings dialog with the past through intricate iconography and imagery that quote from Renaissance and Baroque canvases. The essay by the art scholar and critic Susan Aberth provides insight into Baade’s working method with collage. With contributions by fiction author Selena Chambers, and art curator Anna Wall.
Professor at Florida State University