Paul Richard Baker Prindle

Director, The John & Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art
Paul Baker Prindle

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Degrees

  • Master of Fine Arts in Graphics, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2009
  • Master of Art in Graphics, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in Individulized Major, Art History, Edgewood College, 2005

Biography

Paul Baker Prindle is director and chief curator of The John & Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art. His curatorial practice emphasizes diversity, inclusiveness, and viewer participation in contemporary arts programming, while serving an expansive community of art viewers and makers. The breadth of his curatorial work includes specialized attention to photography, LGBT and Queer art practice, contemporary art made by Indigenous Americans and self-taught art.

As a member of the Department of Art, he facilitates the development of student exhibition practices, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and fosters connections between Nevada students and communities beyond campus.

Baker Prindle has curated Brendan Tang: Souvenirs from Earth; Heeseop Yoon: Found and Lost; Possession: The Contemporary Baroque; Art Lesson: The Boston School Considered; Ernest Hupeden: Beyond the Forest; Piranesi and the Eternal City; Making a Mark; Nick van Woert: Pink Elephants on Parade, and Refigured: Four Contemporary Photographers. He co-curated "Air, Land, and Seed" a collateral exhibition at the 2013 Venice Biennale and has worked alongside artists to organize Tehching Hsieh: One Year Performance 1980-1981 (The Time Clock Piece); Jack Pierson: Tomorrow's Man, and Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio: Honey Baby.

Prof. Baker Prindle holds an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.