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Doug Baird
Lansing, NY

About the Artist

Doug Baird is an artist and writer living in rural Tompkins County, NY.

Selected works

Visual Art:

IdeaEnhancement.org — The Idea Enhancement Project is a visionary undertaking that explores the use of art as a practical tool for increasing innovative and creative thinking.

DougBairdArt.com — an album of representative artworks.

Picture books:

You Know You Live near a Factory Farm When Your Kids Go Fishing with a Pool Skimmer — In Rural America the biggest threat to the health and well-being of the community is the activity which once strengthened and nurtured it — farm…

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About the Artist

Doug Baird is an artist and writer living in rural Tompkins County, NY.

Selected works

Visual Art:

IdeaEnhancement.org — The Idea Enhancement Project is a visionary undertaking that explores the use of art as a practical tool for increasing innovative and creative thinking.

DougBairdArt.com — an album of representative artworks.

Picture books:

You Know You Live near a Factory Farm When Your Kids Go Fishing with a Pool Skimmer — In Rural America the biggest threat to the health and well-being of the community is the activity which once strengthened and nurtured it — farming. Using a simple picture-book style, and the buoyancy of humor, this book navigates the flood of destructive farming practices that have already engulfed the rural community, and are spreading.

Poetry collections:

As a Poet, I have a Confession — a small selection of dark and light pieces of humor and reflection.

Please Take Care when You Utter a Curse — this book of 100 limericks takes a not quite nonsense view of the people, situations, institutions and attitudes which populate our world.

Blog:

Rural Tompkins County — The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Credentials [RuralTompkins.com] Reporting on the “One Thought, One Taught — One Voice, One Choice” doctrine of elitist policy making in Tompkins County, and its effect on the rural community.

Artist’s Work

Coastal 2
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Coastal

By Doug Baird

Rock pool 5
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Rock pool 5

By Doug Baird

Cornfield g4
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Cornfield G4

By Doug Baird

Shark attack
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Shark Attack

By Doug Baird

Glassware 3
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Glassware 3

By Doug Baird

Undergrowth 6b
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Undergrowth 6B

By Doug Baird

Tree by the pond q
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Tree by the Pond Q

By Doug Baird

Dreaming 3
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Dreaming

By Doug Baird

House fire 2
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House Fire 2

By Doug Baird

A sunday on la grande jatte nil after seurat iii
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A Sunday on La Grande Jatte – after Seurat III

By Doug Baird

Idea 36
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Idea 36

By Doug Baird

Coastal b
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Coastal B

By Doug Baird

Tree by the pond k
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Tree by the pond K

By Doug Baird

Weeds
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Weeds

By Doug Baird

Weeds ii
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Weeds II

By Doug Baird

Protein structure
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Protein Structure

By Doug Baird

Birdwatching
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Birdwatching

By Doug Baird

Interior with still life and figures after braque
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Interior with Still Life and Figures after Braque

By Doug Baird

Flower garden 2
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Flower Garden 2

By Doug Baird

Snowscape a
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Snowscape A

By Doug Baird

Garden party iv
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Garden Party IV

By Doug Baird

Magical site 4
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Magical site 4

By Doug Baird

Alternative energy 4
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Alternative Energy 4

By Doug Baird

Verge d
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Verge D

By Doug Baird

Card players nil after cezanne ii
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Card Players – after Cezanne II

By Doug Baird

Gift shop 6
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Gift Shop 6

By Doug Baird

Rocks 3
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Rocks

By Doug Baird

Seated model
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Seated Model

By Doug Baird

Culvert d
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Culvert D

By Doug Baird

Tree by the pond 13
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Tree by the Pond 13

By Doug Baird

Dark waters
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Dark Waters

By Doug Baird

Pond life xv
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Pond Life XV

By Doug Baird

Lowlands landscape l
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Lowlands landscape L

By Doug Baird

Asleep in the forest
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Asleep in the Forest

By Doug Baird

Frost t6 2
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Frost T6

By Doug Baird

Luncheon of the boating party nil after renoir
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Luncheon of the Boating Party – after Renoir

By Doug Baird

Brook g
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Brook G

By Doug Baird

Dark landscape
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Dark Landscape

By Doug Baird

Weeds 14
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Weeds 14

By Doug Baird

Undergrowth 13
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Undergrowth 13

By Doug Baird

Hanging basket nil falling flowers 2
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Hanging Basket – Falling Flowers 2

By Doug Baird

Tree by the pond 2
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Tree by the Pond 2

By Doug Baird

Garden landscape with horse trailer c
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Garden landscape with Horse Trailer C

By Doug Baird

Prehistoric reconstruction
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Prehistoric reconstruction

By Doug Baird

Winter landscape ii
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Winter Landscape II

By Doug Baird

Rock in the pond
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Rock in the pond

By Doug Baird

Landscape 13
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Landscape 13

By Doug Baird

Morning lilies t7
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Morning lilies T7

By Doug Baird

Weeds a
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Weeds A

By Doug Baird

Berry bush 3
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Berry Bush 3

By Doug Baird

November willow d
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November Willow D

By Doug Baird

Pasture at night 8
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Pasture at Night 8

By Doug Baird

Beckoning i
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Beckoning I

By Doug Baird

Winterkill 3
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Winterkill 3

By Doug Baird

Landscape 9b
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Landscape 9B

By Doug Baird

In the cave 3
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In The Cave 3

By Doug Baird

Beckoning 2
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Beckoning

By Doug Baird

August landscape c
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August landscape C

By Doug Baird

Patio e
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Patio E

By Doug Baird

Garden pool i
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Garden pool I

By Doug Baird

Fading flowers
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Fading flowers

By Doug Baird

Pond with walkway c
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Pond With Walkway C

By Doug Baird

Organic 2
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Organic 2

By Doug Baird

February landscape c
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February landscape C

By Doug Baird

Landscape with clouds o
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Landscape with Clouds O

By Doug Baird

Pondside dream d
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Pondside Dream D

By Doug Baird

Cave e
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Cave E

By Doug Baird

Fading flowers 2
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Fading Flowers 2

By Doug Baird

Garden pool l
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Garden pool L

By Doug Baird

Pond with walkway 2
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Pond with Walkway 2

By Doug Baird

Pool d
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Pool D

By Doug Baird

Leaves and stems b
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Leaves and Stems B

By Doug Baird

Flower power d
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Flower power D

By Doug Baird

Landscape with barn
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Landscape with Barn

By Doug Baird

Glassware p6 2
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Glassware P6

By Doug Baird

Pasture study xw
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Pasture Study XW

By Doug Baird

Independence day
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Independence Day

By Doug Baird

Frosty roadside b 2
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Frosty Roadside B

By Doug Baird

Weeds o
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Weeds O

By Doug Baird

Pond life 2
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Pond life

By Doug Baird

Landscape 5
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Landscape 5

By Doug Baird

August landscape k4
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August landscape K4

By Doug Baird

Pond with walkway b
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Pond with walkway B

By Doug Baird

October roses z
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October Roses Z

By Doug Baird

Undergrowth 4
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Undergrowth 4

By Doug Baird

Against the fence
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Against the Fence

By Doug Baird

Frost t6
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Frost T6

By Doug Baird

Garden pool iiig
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Garden Pool IIIG

By Doug Baird

The red sideboard nil after matisse
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The Red Sideboard – After Matisse

By Doug Baird

Hanging basket nil falling flowers 6
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Hanging Basket – Falling Flowers 6

By Doug Baird

Hanging basket nil falling flowers 6 2
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Hanging Basket – Falling Flowers 6

By Doug Baird

Foliage 2
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Foliage

By Doug Baird

What are you thinking
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What Are You Thinking?

By Doug Baird

Lowlands landscape 2
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Lowlands Landscape 2

By Doug Baird

Landscape with barn in snow 3a
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Landscape with Barn in Snow 3A

By Doug Baird

Apple tree b
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Apple Tree B

By Doug Baird

Hanging basket nil falling flowers 7
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Hanging Basket – Falling Flowers 7

By Doug Baird

Red vineyard after van gogh
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Red Vineyard - after van Gogh

By Doug Baird

Forest 4
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Forest

By Doug Baird

Undergrowth iib
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Undergrowth IIB

By Doug Baird

Swamp nil fall morning 2
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Swamp – Fall morning 2

By Doug Baird

Garden pool he
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Garden Pool HE

By Doug Baird

Bird feeders l
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Bird feeders L

By Doug Baird

Tree by the pond 2012 i
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Tree by the Pond 2012 I

By Doug Baird

Hanging basket
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Hanging Basket

By Doug Baird

House fire
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House Fire

By Doug Baird

Three berries m
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Three Berries M

By Doug Baird

Glassware h2
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Glassware H2

By Doug Baird

Dragonfly e
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Dragonfly E

By Doug Baird

Discoveries on forbidden island
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Discoveries on Forbidden Island

By Doug Baird

Three berries y4
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Three Berries Y4

By Doug Baird

Swamp
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Swamp

By Doug Baird

February landscape b
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February landscape B

By Doug Baird

Cornfield landscape e
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Cornfield landscape E

By Doug Baird

Selected Exhibitions

  • CAP ArtSpace Juried Exhibit - Best in Show "Five Seated Models N"
    Ithaca, NY, 2016
  • ArtRage Gallery - “Stone Canoe/Vein 8 Exhibition”
    Syracuse, NY, 2013
  • “Southern Tier 2013 Regional Biennial – A Regional Survey of Contemporary Art”
    Olean, NY, 2013

Press and Accolades

  • 2017 Hedy and Michael Fawcett Prize for Visual Art
    2017
  • “What You See is What You Think: Artist Baird Dialogues with the Unconscious Mind” Theodore Scheriff - Lansing Ledger/Ithaca Times
    February 8, 2012
  • NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship awarded for the “Idea Enhancement Project”
    January 2010

Education

  • Rhode Island School of Design, BFA
    Providence, RI,1975