Born in Cape Town, South Africa, 1971. Lives and works in Cambridge and London U.K. Curator and artist, painter. Founder of the Bricklayers Brunch artists networking group that meets at Tate Modern .

1994-1995 M.A. in Fine Art/Painting, Chelsea College of Art
1991-1994 B.A. in Fine Art/Painting, First Class, Wimbledon School of Art
1990-1991 Foundation Diploma, Distinction, Central Saint Martins College of Art

Solo Exhibitions:
2014 Alexandra Baraitser, Paintings, Nord Gallery, Cambridge
2007 The Future Past, Mark Jason Gallery, London
2006 The Usefulness of Chairs, Design Centre Tasmania (Travel Scholarship and Studio funded by Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England)
2004 Alexandra Baraitser Braintree Museum & Town Hall Centre Gallery
2003 Alexandra Baraitser, Heals, London
2002 Alexandra Baraitser New Paintings, Mission Gallery, Swansea
2000 Out Fit, Conductors Hallway, London
1999 Player, Cable Street Gallery, London
1997 Fine Art & Architecture, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy (funded by The British Council)

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2019 Counter Balance, ArtCan Open 2019, Trinity Art Gallery, London
2019 The Cambridge Show, Kettle’s Yard Cambridge
2019 Permeable Spaces, ARB Gallery, Cambridge
2019 This Instead of That Arthouse1 Gallery, London with Trevor Burgess, Tim Renshaw, Catherine Ferguson, George Wills, Nelson Diplexcito, Meg Lipke, Hermione Allsopp, Julie Fountain, Olha Pryymak
2018 This Instead of That Lewisham Arthouse, London with Julie Fountain, Olha Pryymak, Trevor Burgess
2018 GLOW Park Theatre, London
2018 Silent Painting, TRIPP Gallery, London
2017 Desktop with Roland Hicks, Sirpa Pajunen Moghissi, Ekkehart Altenburgher and Kasper Pincis, ArtKapsule, London
2016 Scandinavia: A Celebration of the Nordic Province, The Library Gallery, Willesden Gallery, London,  
2016 Gallery Artists, Modern Vintage Gallery, Amsterdam
2015 The Places We Go, A.P.T Gallery, London with Dan Hays, Stephanie Kingston, Clio-Lloyd Jacob, Julie Fountain and Gunther Herbst
2015 Human Traces on the Urban Environment, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge
2014 In Praise of Shadows, Earsham Street Gallery, Bungay, Suffolk
2013 Human Traces on the Urban Environment, Stour Space, London
2005 A Century of Chairs, Design Museum, and Shire Hall Gallery, Staffordshire
2004 High Art: Perspectives, Ashmore Gallery, Art Basel , Miami USA
2004 Chicago Art Fair, Chicago USA (Hirschl)
2004 The Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno
2003 Art Fair, Cologne (Hirschl)
2003 Gallery Artists, The Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden
2002 Kettles Yard Open, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
2002 Rebecca Salter and Alexandra Baraitser, Hirschl Contemporary Art, Cork Street, London
2002 Home From Home , Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, Worcester
2001 Patonworld: The First Twenty Years, Paton Gallery, London
2000 Beyond the Seen, Paton Gallery, London
1999 Alexandra Baraitser/Tim Ollivier, Paton Gallery, London
1999 Kettles Yard Open, Kettles Yard, Cambridge
1998–1999 Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn Art Gallery, Llandudno
1998 NatWest Art Prize, Lothbury, London with Tacita Dean, Callum Innes, Jason Martin, Luke Caulfield
1996 As It Is: Baraitser and Arnold, The Barbican Art Gallery, London
1995–1996 The John Moores 19, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Awards and Prizes:
Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England (2005),  Commissions East, Awards for Artists for mentoring with curator Rachael Thomas (2001), shortlisted for MOMART Fellowship (1999), NatWest Art Prize (1998), The Abbey Scholarship in Painting, The British School at Rome (1997), The John Moores 19 (1996),The Ray-Finnis Trust Art Funding (1995), The Florence Trust Studio Award (1995-6).

Collections: Design Centre, Tasmania, J Sainsbury PLC, BP Amoco, Cambridge University (Clare Hall Art Collection).

Bricklayers Brunch Events (organised and talked at): Tate Gallery, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, Heong Gallery, Downing College, Cambridge


Curated shows:
2019 Arthouse 1, London co-curated with Trevor Burgess

2018 Lewisham Arthouse, London

2018 Tripp Gallery, London

2017 The Office Group and ArtKapsule, Wimpole Street, London

2016 The Library at Willesden Green, London

2015 Cambridge University, Clare Hall, Cambridge co-curated with Julie Fountain

2015 APT Gallery, London

2013 Stour Space, London co-curated with Julie Fountain