[[asset:image:45 {"mode":"full","align":""}]]The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA) and William G. Baker Jr. Memorial Fund are thrilled to announce the 2021 Baker Artist Awardees. This year, from over 600 portfolios on this website,  36 artists have been awarded prizes of $2500 each. Six artists in each of the six award categories were selected by an anonymous jury from based on excellence in three areas: mastery of craft, depth of artistic exploration, and a unique vision.
In order to respond to the needs of artists who have been severely impacted by COVID 19, the entire awards process for the 2021 season has been reconfigured.

The $90,000 pool of funding usually reaches six artists annually. This year it will be awarded in the amount  of $2,500 to 36 artists.

Knowing that the need is urgent, GBCA will be accelerate the adjudication timeline and distribute the award funds as early as March 2021.For more information on the new, temporary award structure, please click here.