Shannon Baker

Designer & Printmaker. 

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Common Thread:
Research Patchwork

Piecing together stories and artifacts to create a metaphorical, and physical, quilt of research about the people, history, and culture of Virginia’s Northern Neck.

Through this work, the familiar and mundane place that I’ve spent my entire life in has transformed into an area of newness and discovery; I’ve been relearning and re-experiencing the place that I once thought I knew everything about.

See the objects in the pocket here.

Jun. 1 2022

Common Thread: Thesis Research!

→find a  google slideshow of context and research for my thesis here .
(it’s really cool go look!)


Lost & Found Posters/Type

Posters for Lost and Found group exhibition at the Anderson Gallery.

Jan. 20 2022


Speculative Company & Identity

A speculative/hypothetical tech company.

Nov 24 2020

Making an argument for textiles as language.

Book, Hand-sewn binding,
4.5”x9”, 23 pages. 
Small page inserts are digitally printed cotton.

Text taken from In search of a Language: Text and Textiles in Contemporary Women’s Art by Sarah Ann O’Mahoney.

May 01 2021