selected group exhibitions
2021 DE        Center for Photographic Arts, International Juried Exhibition, Carmel
2021 NV        Grayloft, Yellow, Oakland CA
2021 NV       Werkshack, Radiant Landscape, two-person exhibit, Oakland CA
2021 JL        an.ä.log, ALT-Photo, San Francisco CA
2021 MY     ARC Gallery, HOME, San Francisco CA
2021 MR     The Image Flow, Alternative Process Photography, Mill Valley CA
2020 NV    Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Justice, Novato CA
2020 OC    de Young Museum, de Young Open, San Francisco CA
2020 AU    Gearbox Gallery, Sanctuary, Oakland CA
2020 JA    Berkeley Art Center, Artist’s Annual, Berkeley CA
2019 DE    KALA, Artist’s Annual, Berkeley CA
2019 NV    Soho Photo Gallery, 15th international Alternative Process show, NY, NY
2019 JN    Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Content Matters, Novato, CA
2019 AP    The Greenlining Institute, Trap, Trauma, Transformation, Oakland, CA
2019 FE    Gray loft Gallery, Something blue, Oakland, CA
2018 DE    Mills Building, Light, Paper, Process, San Francisco, CA
2018 JL    The Image Flow, Alternative Process Photography, Mill Valley, CA
2018 FE    Root Division, Let me be your witness, San Francisco, CA
2017 SE    Center, Art & Oppression, Santa Fe, NM
2017 SE    The Image Flow, Alternative Process Photography, Mill Valley, CA
2017 JL    Leedy Voulkos Art Center, Mudras by Hand Magazine, Kansas City, MO
2016 SE    The Image Flow, Alternative Process Photography, Mill Valley, CA
2016 FE    Art Brokers Gallery, Gravity of the Heart, San Rafael
2016 AU    Hotbed, benefitting Planet Hope, Tiburon, CA
2015 JN    Photosynthesis, What’s old is new: Alternative process, Manchester, CT
2015 OC    Art for Aids, San Francisco, CA
2015 AU    Hotbed, benefitting 10,000 degrees, Tiburon, CA
2014 AU    Hotbed, benefitting 10,000 degrees, Tiburon, CA
2013 AU    Hotbed, benefitting 10,000 degrees, Tiburon, CA
2012 DE    KALA, Artist’s Annual, Berkeley
2012 MR    SOMARTS, I am crime, San Francisco
2011 AU    Incline Gallery, Manifest 770, San Francisco
2011 AP    Gallery 454, Control, San Francisco
2011 MR    Gallery 454, Handcrafted Textures, San Francisco
2010 AP     Project one, Anxiety, San Francisco
2009 JN     Hous Projects, Scope, Basel, Switzerland
2008 FE     Hous Projects, mineral, New York
2008 JA     Togonon Gallery, review/preview, San Francisco
2007 MR    Art Engine, exploded view, landscapes, San Francisco
2005 OC     Farenheit Gallery, Tetanus, Kansas City
2005 SE     Photo-eye Gallery, Paper, Forest, Trees of Our Time, Santa Fe
2005 JN     Natural World Museum, UN World Environment Expo, San Francisco
2005 JN     111 Minna Gallery, Urban Jungle, San Francisco
2005 MY     Lola Gallery, Spiritus Mundi ­ SF International Arts Festival, San Francisco
2005 AP     Oakland Airport Museum, environmental art showcase, Oakland
2004 DE    Shooting Gallery, Central City Hospitality House, San Francisco
2004 JL     Create-Fixate, the photography show, Los Angeles
2004 JN    Veneer, 30 days in June
2004 JN    Shooting Gallery, The Erotic Show San Francisco
2003 DE    66balmy Gallery, Shot on film, San Francisco
2003 JL     Rena Bransten, Scenery, San Francisco
2003 MY    Platform, millimeter - photography exhibit, San Francisco
2003 AP    Start Soma, Urban Couture benefitting Destination Foundation, SF
2002 NV     Roshambo, two person exhibit with Jud Bergeron, Healdsburg
2002 SE     66balmy Gallery, Of, relating to, or derived from: Organic matter, SF
2000 MY   Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Art Span Selections , San Francisco
1999 SE     Crucible Steel Gallery @ Cell Space, Gradient Forms, San Francisco
1995 JL     Gallery 312, Underground Chicago, Chicago
1994 NV     Art Attack, American Labor, Chicago

solo exhibitions
2020 MR   Gallery at the Werkshack, Every Passing Storm, Oakland
2019 MR    The Image Flow, Focus on Visibility: AIR Exhibition, Mill Valley, CA
2018 JL    Gallery at the Werkshack, home sick, Oakland, CA
2011 JA    James Madison University, process, Harrisonburg, VA
2010 MR    Bakersfield Museum of Art, everyday garden, Bakersfield, CA
2006 OC    New Art Project, in the Garden of the Prophet, Paris, France
2006 JN    Togonon Gallery, everyday garden, San Francisco
2004 JN    Locura Gallery, Transcendental Boutique, San Francisco
2004 MR    Shooting Gallery, everyday garden, San Francisco
2003 JN    66balmy, Other attachments, San Francisco
2002 MY    66balmy Gallery, Patterns upon patterns, San Francisco
1999 JL    Fotocircle Gallery, Patterns, Seattle

selected bibliography
Diffusion, Volume X, One Twelve Publishing, 2021
deYoung Fine Arts, artist profile, deYoung members magazine, Winter- Spring 2021
The Racket, The Racket Journal, volume 27, cover image, November 2020
Sara Biel and Karla Brundage, Colossus: Home Anthology, Collosus Press, 2020
contributor, Divergents Magazine, Summer 2020, full page photo
Jill Einfield, guide to Photographic Alternative Process, 2nd ed., Routledge,  2020
contributor, full cover image, The Hand Magazine, issue 25,  July 2019
contributor, Seities, winter / spring issue 18/19,  February 2019
contributor, The Hand Magazine, issue 23,  January 2019
contributor, The Hand Magazine, issue 21,  July 2018
contributor, The Hand Magazine, issue 19,  January 2018
Collier Brown, “Francis Baker against time”, The OD Review, v.2.12,  July 2017
contributor, The Hand Magazine, issue 17,  July 2017
contributor, The Hand Magazine, issue 16,  April 2017
contributor, The Hand Magazine, issue 15,  January. 2017
contributor, The Hand Magazine, issue 14, Oct. 2016
contributor, The Hand Magazine, issue 13, July 2016
Impulsion, Texworld, Messe Frankfurt, autumn/winter ©2015
Out the Door, Humans in Nature, Conduit magazine, summer 2009
Randy Rosenberg, Art in Action-nature, creativity and our collective future, Palace Press 2007
Erin Clark, Root of All Ideas, ARTWORKS Magazine, Winter 2006
Malin Fabbri, Blueprint to cyanotypes, 2006
Sharon Mizota, Strange root, cover: Books and Arts supplement - SF Weekly, 6-28-06 thru 7-4-06
Theresa Bembnister, 'Tetanus' blurs line between beauty and spoil, Kansas City Star, 11-10-05
Lindsey Westbrook, Reviews-Spiritus Mundi at Lola Gallery, Artweek Magazine, September 2005
Regina Hackett, “Natural meets Supernatural in exhibits of startling imagination”, Seattle Post Intelligencer, 9-02-05
Lindsey Westbrook, Reviews-Francis Baker at the Shooting Gallery, Artweek Magazine, May 2004
Noelle Oxenhandler, “Cold hard Cash and the Middle Way”, Tricycle Magazine, Summer 2004
“Art collector”, Vodka Magazine, April/May 2004
Josh Greene, “Garden Variety”, 7X7 Magazine, March 2004
Lindsey Westbrook, “critic’s choice”, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 6-11-03
Jonathon Keats, “Art’s Hip New Mission”, San Francisco Magazine, June 2003
“66balmy recharges the Mission art scene”, San Francisco Examiner, Thursday, 5-30-02
Cynthia Rose, The Seattle Times, 7-08-99

KALA Art Institute – Parent Fellowship award 2019-2020
The Image Flow – Artist In Residency 2018
KALA Art Institute – Artist In Residency 2012

1990 University of Wisconsin - Madison, Bachelor of Science - Physics
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