Jonathan Baxter

Artist and …

Once upon a painter

This page is currently being updated. Please return in March 2022.

Prior to my MFA (2008-9), which I performed as a Multiple Free Association, I was, for the most part, a painter. I also assembled objects and made drawings.

Post-MFA I brought together different strands of my life and made a cat’s cradle out of the description ‘artist, curator and peer-educator’. The result: less painting, more socially engaged art and curation.

But paintings still speaks to me. Here are some of the things they said.