The Baldwin curates dialogue between cultures, nature and art. Representing contemporary artists and specializing in Canadian First Nations art and international environmental art, we curate, procure and consult for museums, cultural institutions, arts organizations and collectors in the UK and abroad.
Dennison Smith, (PhD, University of East Anglia) founded The Baldwin in January 2016, receiving Graduate Entrepreneur sponsorship form The University of East Anglia and ongoing mentorship from the Enterprise Centre, UEA. The Baldwin was the recipient of a 2016 UEA Santander Grant and a finalist for The Innovation and Impact Award 2018.
Recent and upcoming collaborations or commissions in London include The National Maritime Museum, Canada House, Ikon Gallery, The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, The Horniman Museum, Border Crossings’ ORIGINS Festival, Blacks Club (Soho), The h Club (Covent Garden), The Dark Mountain Project, Art Mur, Equinox Gallery and Eurostar (Paris).
Our gallery houses The Baldwin’s collection of First Nations art and hosts exhibitions and interdisciplinary salons, featuring prominent musicians, performers, academics and writers. The home-gallery is open by appointment and for events.
The Baldwin was begun in 2016 by novelist and creative director, Dr. Dennison Baldwin Smith, and is co-curated by Oceana Masterman-Smith and Verity Seward.