Addison Center for the Arts

American Images

October 4-28, 2017
The Addison Center for the Arts presents Wes’s traveling show, “American Images” from October 4-28, 2017.

Join us! Artist’s Reception
Friday, October 6, 2017, from 7-9 p.m.

Addison Center for the Arts
213 N. Lombard Road
Addison, IL 60101

The Gallery is located on the North side of Addison Trail High School

Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Solo Show

Ladies First

American Images: Paintings by Wesley R. Baker


August 13 – September 22, 2017

Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Gallery
Elmhurst Art Museum Building
150 Cottage Hill Ave.
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126

Regular Hours
Tuesdays-Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fridays: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

The Elmhurst Artists’ Guild (EAG) Gallery hosts a solo art exhibition of recent paintings by EAG member and Elmhurst artist, Wesley R. Baker throughout August and September. The show, titled, “American Images,” focuses on the universal need for freedom and the complex mix of joy, pride, and pain found in our shared history. Wes’s artwork depicts motorcycle themes, landscapes, and Native American imagery in a dynamic, contemporary abstract style.

Wes Baker EAG solo show Aug 2017Wes Baker EAG solo show Aug 2017

ArtPrize 2016

Undocumented Displayed at Mayan Buzz Cafe, Grand Rapids

"Undocumented" by Wesley R. Baker
“Undocumented” by Wesley R. Baker

Visit and vote for Wes’ painting, “Undocumented”, featured in ArtPrize 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from September 21-October 9, 2016.

See the painting at the Mayan Buzz Cafe at 208 Grandville Avenue SW in Grand Rapids.

Vote for Wes’ work using number #64001.

ArtPrize 2016 is a world-renowned art competition hosting 1,453 artist entries at 171 venues throughout the entire city of Grand Rapids. ArtPrize artists compete for part of the nearly $500,000 prize. Among the world’s largest contemporary art showcases, ArtPrize 2016 is expected to host more than 400,000 voting visitors. Read more information and sign up to vote at http://www.artprize.org/visit .

2 Wheels + Motor: A Fine Art Exhibition

Several of Wes’ paintings are featured in the traveling fine art exhibit, ‘2 Wheels + Motor: A Fine Art Exhibition.’ Visit the show at its current location at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa. The exhibit started at the American Motorcycle Association in Pickerington, Ohio and is a “one-of-a-kind motorcycling art exhibit,” bringing new perspectives on motorcycling. The paintings “Cloud Chaser,” “Not Just Boys’ Toys,” “Poker Run,” and “Ladies First” are displayed with other motorcycle-themed artwork. You can visit the exhibit at the National Motorcycle Museum through May 2016.

ArtPrize 2014, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

“Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep” by Wes Baker
ArtPrize 2014: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
Visit and Vote for Wes’ Work

Visit and vote for Wes’ painting “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep”, featured in ArtPrize 2014 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from September 24-October 12, 2014.

See “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep” at the Boardwalk GR Condominiums at 940 Monroe Ave NW, in Grand Rapids.

Vote for Wes’ work using number 56537.

ArtPrize 2014 is a world-renowned art competition hosting 1,536 artists entries at 175 venues throughout the entire city of Grand Rapids. ArtPrize artists compete for part of the nearly $560,000 prize. Among the world’s largest contemporary art showcases, ArtPrize 2014 is expected to host more than 400,000 voting visitors. Read more information and sign up to vote at http://www.artprize.org/visit .
ArtPrize 2014 Venue: Boardwalk GR Condominiums

See “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep” and support the other artists featured at the Boardwalk GR Condominiums, located at 940 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

Boardwalk GR Condominiums was voted one of the top Venues in 2013. This award winning historic 400,000 square foot converted furniture factory hosts loft condominiums, a restaurant, fitness center, deli/coffee shop and professional offices. Stroll through our spacious halls and intervene with the artists in a relaxed atmosphere. With easy accessibility to the Monroe North District utilizing the Rapid Transit system and the bike/walking path along the Grand River, Boardwalk GR Condominiums is a must-see destination for Artprize 2014.

Wesley R. Baker, abstract motorcycle art