About the artist
Alexandra Bailliere is a Sausalito, California-based visual artist. She also teaches painting in continuing education at College of Marin and San Francisco City College.
Bailliere’s work explores themes memory and the passage of time. Though she has worked across media boundaries, first and foremost she considers herself a painter. Sometimes she paints from direct observation, other times she paints from photographs she captures of a place. Through her paintings, Bailliere relies on color temperature to convey not just the visual aspects of a scene, but also how it might have felt, the time of day, the fragrances and the sense of place. Bailliere's often paints the natural world as the ultimate in capturing the fragility of a moment and the ephemerality of time.
Bailliere holds an MFA from Mills College, a BA cum laude in French and art history from Duke University, and a post-bac in visual art and design from UCBerkeley. Bailliere's work has been presented at numerous galleries and art spaces in the US and is in many private collections. Her work will be the subject of a long-term outdoor public art installation in downtown Mill Valley, California in late 2022. Please refer to Bailliere's CV for more detail.