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MFA in Intermedia (minor in printmaking), The University of Iowa 2009.

MFA program, Printmaking, The University of Wisconsin, Madison 2004-2005.

BFA in Printmaking and Painting, Northern Arizona University 2004.

BA in Anthropology (minor in Women's Studies), The University of North Texas, 2000.


Academic Positions:


Adjunct Instructor, Digital Arts Program, Department of Art, The University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. Fall 2010-2013

Instructor of Record, Intermedia Program, Department of Art, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. Fall 2007-Fall 2008

Teaching Assistant to Professor Jon Winet, Intermedia Program,  The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. 2006-2007

I-Gallery Coordinator, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA Fall 2006-Spring 2007 Department of Art

Studio Assistant, Printmaking Program, Department of Art, The University of Wisconsin, Madison, Fall 2004-Spring 2005


Screenings, Exhibitions, and Performances 2015-2008:


2015 Embodied Place: Observations and Notations, Sierra Nevada College, South Lake Tahoe, NV.

2014 The Untitled Bombsite Project, film screening, University Film and Video Association conference, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.

2013 Jonathan Rattner and Jill Baker: The Untitled Bombsite Project, Birdhouse Gallery, Knoxville, TN

          The Untitled Bombsite Project, PS 1, Iowa City, IA (with Jonathan Rattner)

2010 The Digital Document, CentralTrak Gallery, CentralTrak at The University of Texas, Dallas (invitational)

          Oblique Patience SCENEMetrospace Gallery, East Lansing, MI, Curator: Britta Urness, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Michigan State

          University (invitational)

2008 Impossible Histories, The Center, Iowa City Senior Center, Iowa City, IA (Solo screening)


Visiting Artist Presentations, Critiques, and Panel Discussions:


Fall 2010, Guest Critic, Graduate Review Sessions, Department of Art, The University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

May 2010, Open Engagement, Making Things, Making Things Better, Making Things Worse, Portland State University, Panel Presenter for Social

                   Based Practice: A Collaboration That Begins With Walking

Sept. 2008, The Iowa City Experimental Film Festival, The University of Iowa Department of Cinema Studies, entries pre-screener

Spring 2008, Visual Cultures Symposium, Intended to Provoke: Social Action in Visual Culture(s), George Mason University, Project Presentation for

                       Provocation: The Art of Social Action: The Address

Spring 2007, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies Humanities Symposium, Obscenity: An Interdisciplinary Discussion, The University of Iowa,

                       Exhibition Co-Curator: The Institute of Obscenity


Distinctions, Fellowships and Residencies:


2015: Artist Residency Award, Goldwell Open Air Museum, Ryolite, NV.
2010: Artist-in-Residence, UT Dallas CentralTrak, Dallas, Texas
2007: Obermann Fellow, The Obermann Institute for Public Engagement and the Academy, The University of Iowa
2006: Artist’s Fellowship and Residency, Vermont Studio Center

2004: Artist-in-Residence, Flagstaff Children’s Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona 2003-2004: J.D. Moller Art Scholarship, Northern Arizona University




“Jonathan Rattner and Jill Baker.”, September 28, 2013.
“Art City: Untitled Bombsite Project Reflects on Time and Space,” Little Village Magazine, July 18, 2013.
“One Story, a Million Narratives: a review of The Untitled Bombsite Project,” The Daily iowan, June 20, 2013.
“New CentralTrak Exhibition,”
“Outside the Gallery,” The Daily Iowan, May 13, 2008
“Artists Search for Boundaries of Obscenity” The Daily Iowan, January 2007
Exhibition Review, “In the Crosshairs, Artists Respond to War” in Montage, issue 2, 2008.
“Jill Baker,” featured artist on The Daily Palette,, January 18, 2007.

“Artists to Watch, Top Student Work,” Fiber Arts Magazine, Nov/Dec. 2006

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