Scottie Baker is a retired teacher and independent businesswoman from upstate New York.
She has collected, researched, restored and used antique wooden canoes for over three decades. Her love of traditional wooden boats, woods and water is the inspiration for her graphics, photographs, and most recently, sculpture.


Saratoga County Arts Council solo exhibit former Citi Bank, Saratoga 2004
SCAC winter solstice exhibit, Arts Center, Saratoga 2005
SCAC art in public places: Saratoga Library, solo 2007
SCAC art in the park, art and blues

Cooperstown Art Association (CAA) member show 2004; 2005
CAA focus on black and white, juried exhibit 2004
CAA gallery B "Reflections" 2 person joint exhibit 2006
CAA Regional NYS juried exhibit 2011
CAA National juried exhibit 2011

Arts Center/Old Forge (O.F.)
"Seasons of the Adirondacks" juried exhibit
Photograph "Connection" first prize 2004
(O.F.) "Great Outdoors" juried exhibit
Photograph `View Point" first prize BW 2006
(O.F.) Adirondack exhibit 2008
(O.F.) Water exhibit 2011 Honorable Mention

NYS Historical Association, Farmers Museum, Cooperstown
Otsego Lake exhibit open 2 years 2004

Otsego Lake Festival, Cooperstown, N.Y. 2005-2008

Fly Creek Historical Society, Fly Creek N.Y. 2005

Yager Museum, Hartwick College, Oneonta, N.Y.
"Quiet Waters: the Art of the Canoe" 2 person joint exhibit, open 6 months. 2007

Upper Catskill Council of the Arts (UCCA) Wilbur Mansion
"Man's essential Connection to Water " exhibit 2 person joint 2007

Smithy Pioneer Gallery Cooperstown, N.Y. Opening exhibit, joint 2 person 2004

Wooden Canoe Heritage Association (WCHA), Paul Smith's College 2011

MAGAZINES (work shown in:)

Wooden Boat
Wooden Canoe
Smart Steps for Clean Water
Clear Waters
Adirondack Artists Guide
Northwoods Boundry Waters


Adirondack Museum, Blue Mt. Lake, N.Y.
Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y.
Wooden Canoe Heritage Association 2012 calendar cover
North Country Books, Utica, N.Y.
Burntside Lodge, Ely, Minnesota