|Alix Baker FRSA AFAS|
|Military and non-military artist|
AB with painting of Formation Parade,
Royal Gurkha Rifles, 1994
2003 Received the Freedom of the City of London and of The Worshipful Company of Painter Stainers
Interviewed by BBC Radio Solent, and Garrison Radio. Several magazine, newspaper, radio and television interviews
2002 Profiled by SOLDIER magazine (3rd time);
Chairman, Armed Forces Art Society
2001 Army Arts Society annual prize;
Artwork for Osprey Publishing’s Elite series
1997 Profiled by BBC’s ‘Woman’s Hour’
1995 Selected by The Times (Business section) as the small business featured to mark VE and VJ Year
1980 Profiled by The Daily Telegraph;
Profiled by ‘British Army Review’
|An internationally known and collected artist/historian working full time for regiments, museums and on official and private commissions and is said to be the leading person in the country in her particular genre of military art. Apart from her figures in military dress, she undertakes commissions for parades, official presentations etc. In fact, anything on a military theme can be considered. Past official commissions are too numerous to mention here but information can be supplied on request. Special schemes for Regiments, Museums, Messes.
Alix also paints and exhibits non-military subjects.
Her mail order business sells her work in print, postcard and other forms and also manages the marketing for other companies.
Alix writes, paints and does other graphic work for specialist publications. Some of the world’s top model soldier makers use her work for reference. Several web sites are illustrated by her pictures.
Her work can be found in numerous museums from those throughout Britain to several abroad. Her advice is sought by publishers, authors, silversmiths, sculptors, magazines and historians.
Alix is the first civilian and first woman to be elected Chairman of the Services’ top art society, The Armed Forces Art Society
She is married to Tom Bremridge and has 2 student sons.
A selection of past exhibitions –
The Royal Society of British Artists
Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers
Liberty’s, London (one-man show)
Al Muntasir Gallery, Oman (one-man show)
Intercontinental Hotel, Oman (two-man show)
The Mall Galleries, London (4 times)
National Army Museum (numerous)
Tryon/Malcolm Innes Gallery, London (3 times)
Christies, London (twice)
Imperial War Museum, Duxford (one-man show)
Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers, City of London (3 times)
The Gurkha Museum: Art & Valour
Medieval Hall, Salisbury (annually)
David Goodman Exhibition (6 times)
Alix can also be seen at many of the
annual top militaria shows,
military events and at
non-military art exhibitions