About the Artist
Artist Jim Baker
JIM BAKER, is in the great tradition of American regional Art, capturing the color, lighht, and motion of the Southwest in his vivid human and animal figures, along with moody landscapes. After a  succsesful career as Art  Director of a television station in Amarillo, Texas, during which time he served on the  advisory committee of Commercial Art and Advertising Technology for Texas State Technical Institute, Baker moved to Oklahoma, where he has been capturing the unique visual  character of the West and its people in paintings with rich  textural  surfaces and dynamic, spontaneous brushwork. The winner of over 33 First Place, and Best- of-, Show awards, His work has been  presented in numerous museums and featured on the cover of  a national  magazine.


                                                                                         
                                  Collections
                                   Dr and Mrs. David Eisenberg, Toms River, NJ
               Nancy Snow, Weaton, IL                Marquis Landrun, Tishomingo, OK

         Judge  Edward  N. Gilboe, El Paso, Texas               Johnny Johnson, Sulphur, OK
            Jimmie Way, Waurika, OK       Dr. and Mrs.  Clyde Shaw,  Sherman,Texas
          Kendall Frazier,  N.C.A., Denver  Colorado    Betty Tabor, Ft. Worth, Texas
                              Harv and  Carolyn Kenner,  Eagles Nest, NM      
           Sondra Hugg,  Portales, NM          Mr and Mrs. Carl Rubin, Sulphur, OK
                 Julian Fite, Attorney, Muskogee , OK        Jeff Wilson, POrtales, NM
                                 Mr and Mrs. Ralph McCalmont, Guthrie,  OK                  
               Joe Mc Bride, Jr. Anadarko, OK          Ed McAlvain, Wichita Falls, Texas 
Elliotes Design,  Rancho Dominges, CA  up     George Caporal, Oklahoma City, OK
                                         Lavonne McKillup, Muleshoe, Texas

                                   Donations
                                          Moore County Museum, Dumas, Texas 
                                               Veterans Hospital,  Amarillo, Texas
                                  Childrens  Memorial  Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK
                                              Art and Cultural Center,  El Paso, Texas
                                             International Expo Poiw Wow, Tulsa, OK
                                           Cherokee Strip Museum, Arkansas City,  KS
                                                Sunshine  Industries.  Ardmore,  OK