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Baltimore Museum of Art Presents Exhibition of Baker Artist Awards 2010 Winners

BALTIMORE, MD.- The BMA celebrates the eight winners of the Baker Artist Awards 2010 with an exhibition of sculpture, film, photography, drawings, music, and performance videos. On view April 7 through June 27, 2010, the exhibition showcases the talent and diversity of Baltimore’s arts community. The Baker Artist Awards was created by the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund to honor individual artists who live and work in Baltimore City and the five surrounding counties. This year 495 artists submitted their work to the competition at, and more than 31,000 visitors from 129 countries voted online for their favorite artists. The three $25,000 Mary Sawyers Baker Prize winners—sculptor Richard Cleaver, classical musician Peter Minkler, and filmmaker Karen Yasinsky—were selected by a private jury. Visitors to the BMA’s West Wing for Contemporary Art can see an installation of sculpture