Photo: 1 of 3 panels/painting on wood. In Progress.
Photo: Mixed Media on Paper, 50" x 38". In Progress view.
CBeasley-Baker's work includes large-scale installation projects for Creative Time (New York City), The Everson Museum (Syracuse, NY), the Connecticut State University system (4 campuses), and the 'late/great' BACA Downtown,+ other art organizations. She created dance environments for choreographer Bebe Miller/Gotham Dance Company which were presented at the Joyce Theater, Danspace and 92nd Street Y/Harkness Dance Series in New York City; and at the Kennedy Center, the Boston Ballet, and the Wexner Center for the Arts among other venues across the US and Europe. In November 2018, a new version of the set design for for Bebe Miller Company's 'Hendrix Project' premiered for showcase performances at Mt. Holyoke and Smith Colleges.
The Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute at Ohio State University collected her dance environments and drawings for their Performing Arts Archives. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York State Council for the Arts, Ford Foundation and Artists Space.
Caroline Beasley-Baker's poems have been published in Annandale Dream Gazette, Fovea, Late Night Library, The MOM Egg Review, MungBeing, Poetry Magazine, Poetry Super Highway, Trickster, and a handful more places online and in-print.
Note on Education: CBeasley-Baker has an MFA in Painting and Sculpture from Syracuse University. Simultaneous to this degree, she studied for a year with George P. Elliott, poet/writer/essayist, and at the time, Director of the Creative Writing Program at Syracuse. Prior to that, she did 2 years of graduate work in Myth & Folklore with folklorist Ray B. Browne at Bowling Green State University/Center for the Study of Popular Culture.