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Chellis Baird

The Garden I, 2021

fabrics, pigments wax, thread, sewn to painted canvas

20 x 18 x 3 inches

$4,000 + 8.875% Sales Tax + 3% Credit Card Fee

Chellis Baird "The Garden I"

  • Chellis Baird lives and works in New York City. Baird explores the elements of painting by reconstructing handwoven canvases from a unique perspective. Her bespoke process begins with woven structures as her base. Each canvas starts with neutral-toned materials that are then painted, dyed, and sculpted into dimensional brushstrokes. She creates tangled compositions through a series of twists, knots, and upcycled textiles. Baird’s background in fashion allows her to dress the canvas with imagination. Not unlike a garment, she uses color to emphasize the authenticity and body of each piece. Baird received her BFA in textiles from Rhode Island School of Design and studied studio art at the Art Students League in New York City. Her last solo show, The Touch of Red was held at the National Arts Club, in 2022, and her work has been featured in multiple group exhibitions in 2023.


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