Sun. Jan. 20: Nancy Baker Cahill

Fine Art, Public Access and XR: Integrating Emerging Technologies into a Studio Practice

Join us for a special artist talk with Nancy Baker Cahill. Cahill is a visual artist whose works encompass drawing, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) Her one-person exhibition, Hollow Point is currently on view at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery.

When: Sunday, Jan. 20th, 4pm
Where: Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St., Jamaica Plain, MA (next to the Green Street Station)
Presenter: Nancy Baker Cahill
Free event

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About the Presenter

Nancy Baker Cahill is a multi-disciplinary artist and founder of 4th Wall, a free augmented reality app which allows users to place art in 360 degrees anywhere in the world. She also created the ongoing, collaborative, AR public art exhibition Coordinates, a new feature on her app, which allows individual artists to activate their work in site-specific locations. She received her B.A. from Williams College and began her career describing TV and movies for the blind and visually impaired at WGBH in Boston. From 2010-2012 she initiated and led a collaborative art project at Homeboy Industries called Exit Wounds. Works from this project were exhibited throughout Los Angeles as part of the Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM)’s Folk Art Everywhere program. In 2015 she designed and led a collage workshop with homeless individuals under the aegis of a CAFAM grant. She is the recipient of an ARC Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, was a featured TEDx speaker in September 2018 in Pasadena, and is profiled in a Bloomberg Media short documentary airing in early 2019. In January of 2019 she will be honored as an Impact Maker to Watch at LA City Hall.

Solo exhibition highlights include the Pasadena Museum of California Art, her virtual reality public art project on the IF (Innovation Foundation) sponsored Sunset Digital Billboards, Cyber Arts Gallery in Boston (upcoming), and a VR/AR event at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) in April 2018. She has been profiled by Forbes Magazine, ARTnews, the Los Angeles Times, Fast Company, The Smithsonian Magazine, Bloomberg Media, The Art Newspaper, VRScout, ZDNet, KCET’s award-winning Artbound series, Aesthetica, Good Magazine, LA Magazine, LA Weekly, La Stampa, Peripheral Vision Arts and on several podcasts, including Feminist Crush, Bookish, and State of the Art. She served for years as a member of the Hollywood Public Art Advisory Board, is a member of the Pasadena Art Alliance, an Advisory Board member of Fulcrum Arts and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors at LACE.

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