Nancy Baker Cahill
Multidisciplinary Artist, Founder/Creative Director 4th Wall AR App
Nancy Baker Cahill is an artist working at the intersection of fine art, new media and activism. She is the Founder and Creative Director of 4th Wall, a free Augmented Reality (AR) public art platform. Through 4th Wall, she initiated Coordinates, an ongoing series of curated & site-specific AR public art exhibitions, including Defining Line along the LA River, and the city-wide Battlegrounds in New Orleans. She is the recipient of an ARC Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation and has been profiled by numerous national and international publications. Baker Cahill is a TEDx speaker and was the subject of a 2019 Bloomberg Media Art + Technology short documentary. In 2019, she received an “Impact Maker to Watch” award at LA City Hall and was named by the LA Times as one of the ARTS Faces of the Year. She was a 2019 Desert X Biennial artist and created a combination analog and AR installation for Facebook’s AIR program in Los Angeles. In 2020, she featured an AR drawing in 360º at LA’s Hammer Museum and created a site-specific AR public artwork for SXSW (to be exhibited in 2021). She is one of ten artist scholars in the Berggruen Institute’s inaugural 2020 Transformations of the Human Fellowship. Upcoming projects include Liberty Bell, a national, multi-site AR public artwork commissioned by Art Production Fund.Baker Cahill served for years on the Hollywood Public Art Advisory Board, and currently serves as an advisory board member at Fulcrum Arts. She is the current Chair of the Board of Directors at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions).