Bobby Baker is one of the most widely acclaimed and popular performance artists working today. She trained as a painter at St Martins School of Art but, on leaving, found cake and performance more effective ways to express her ideas.
In her career of 35 odd years she has, amongst other things, danced with meringue ladies; made a life size edible version of her family out of cake to be eaten by visitors; driven around the streets of London strapped to the back of a truck yelling at passers-by through a megaphone to Pull Yourselves Together and cured thousands of her pea patients with their many ‘unreasonable’ psychological and behavioural problems through her Therapy Empire How To Live.
Bobby Baker’s acclaimed Diary Drawings exhibition was first shown at the Wellcome Collection in London in 2009, and continues to tour internationally. A book of the same name won the Mind Book of the Year 2011.