abbiography

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’

  • Profiled by newspapers and magazines in USA, India, Greece, Canada, Italy, France and several
  • Subject of study by GCSE and A Level art students 
  • Pictures for several film, television dramas and a West End play 
  • Design for stained glass window, RMA Sandhurst (FieldMarshal series) 
  • Design for Post Office first day cover and postmark
  • Maps and/or artwork for several military history books, magazines and journals 
  • Member of many art and historical societies

 

 

 

 

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

Winchester Festival

Medieval Hall, Salisbury (annually)

David Goodman Exhibition (6 times)

Many others

 

Alix can also be seen at many of the

annual top militaria  shows,

military events and at

non-military art exhibitions

 

Numerous others