John Baker, Chair
133/143 E.O.Bull
Phone: 610.436.2755
Fax: 610.436.2290


John Baker, Chairperson

Professor of Art, CeramicsJohn Baker

Education
BA, West Chester University of Pennsylvania. 1974.
MFA, University of Delaware. 1991.

Teaching Experience
West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Professor. 1974-present.
University of Delaware, Instructor. 1988-1991.

University Honors
Faculty Merit Award. 2007.
The President's Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service to the University. 2008.
West Chester University Civility Award. 2008-2009.

Selected International, National, and Regional Exhibitions
On and Off the Wall-Three Dimensional. Hess Gallery Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA. 2009.
Visual Contact Points /Cultural Exchange. Guizhou University, Guiyang, China. 2008.
PASSHE Permanent Art Collection Exhibition/ Curator. Dixon Center, Harrisburg, PA. 2005.
Mish/Mash, National Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition, NCECA Conference. Chesapeake Arts Center, Maryland. 2005.
Faculty Exchange Exhibition. West Chester University, Department of Art + Design/ curator/exhibitor. Capital Normal University Beijing, China. 2005.
105th Midwest Invitational Exhibition. The Birger Sandzen Memorial Museum, Lindsborg, KS. 2003.
Five County Arts Grant for Public Spaces, Avon Grove School District. New London, PA. 2002.
Rendezvous 99, National Invitational of Contemporary Ceramics. The Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearny, NB. 1999.
From Foundation to Orientation, National Traveling Exhibition. A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL. 1998.
Pulp Formation, The Atrium. Moore College of Art + Design, Philadelphia, PA. 1997.
The President's Choices. The Gallery at Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA. 1995.
Focus on the Art of Our Time: Highlights of Contemporary Art from the Museum's Collection. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE. 1995.
Diversity in Paper. University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 1994.
Impression Through Plaster. University of the Arts: National Council on the Education of the Ceramic Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 1992.
The Fifth Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Exhibition. San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX. 1990.
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts : Juried Members Exhibition. Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH, National Traveling Exhibition. 1990-2001.
Clay in the East, East Coast Ceramic Invitational. Penn State University, University Park, PA. 1989.
5th Biennial National Paper/Clay Exhibition. Memphis State University, Memphis, TN. 1985.
Currents '84 Eighth National Exhibition,. Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. 1984.

Board of Directors
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts. 1997-2000.
Chester County Art Association. 1998-2001.
The Art Trust / Meridian Bank. 2008-2010.
Permanent Collections
Zenith Cooperation. Wilmington, DE.
Pioneer Valley Medical Center. Long Meadow, MA.
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE.
West Chester University, West Chester, PA.
Immaculata College, Malvern, PA.
American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T), Bala Cynwyd, PA.
Sumitomo Electric U.S.A., Inc., New York, NY.
Sumitomo Electric U.S.A., Inc., East Freemont, CA.
University Museum, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.
Millersville University, Millersville, PA.
Corning Community College, Corning, NY.
MBNA, Wilmington, DE.
Capital Normal University, Beijing, China.