Rush Baker IV
Rush Baker IV (American, b. 1987) is a contemporary visual artist known for his captivating fusion of realism and abstraction. His works feature bold colors, dynamic brushwork, and intricate details, encompassing portraits, landscapes, and abstract pieces. Exploring themes of identity and memory, Baker's emotionally charged compositions evoke energy and invite interpretation. He has exhibited nationally and internationally, including solo shows at Scaramouche Gallery and The Cooper Union in New York City, and group exhibitions at prestigious venues such as Yale University and The Harvey B. Gantt Center. Baker holds a BFA from The Cooper Union and an MFA from Yale University, receiving awards for excellence in painting and drawing.