Bio

Freedom BairdAs a sculptor and installation artist, Freedom Baird draws from her interdisciplinary background in life sciences and the performing and visual arts. Originally from New York City, she studied performing arts and neurobiology at Oberlin College, media arts and sciences at MIT’s Media Lab, and recently received an MFA in sculpture/installation from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Baird is a member of the Studios Without Walls sculpture collaborative, and has collaborated on large-scale, participatory projects, including Tod Machover‘s Future of Music installation at the Haus der Musik in Vienna. Her recent exhibitions include: We the People: The Art of Advocacy at the Arlington Center for the Arts, Somerville AgriCultural Festival at ArtFarm, and the 19th Annual North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show, VT. Baird has received awards and grants from the New York Film Festival, the MIT Council for the Arts, I.D. Magazine, the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and the Vital Impact Foundation. Baird lives in Cambridge, MA with her two thirteen-year-old children, with whom she sometimes collaborates as the Baird-Westbard Group



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