This Yorkshire-born artist trained at Bradford School of Art. A perfectionist who has, for most of his life been developing his Hyper-Realistic technique to create a form of realism comparable only to photography. Working in oils, pastels, graphite and charcoal, Darren is able to produce consistent results of perfection. All of the paintings and drawings often take hundreds of hours to complete. His technique is simply breath-taking.
Darren Baker has become one of the UK’s most well-known and collectable artists of the 21st century. He was requested to paint Her Majesty the Queen in 2011 and was the official artist at the 2012 Olympic Games. Darren has been awarded many accolades including the award of Best Artist at the Fine Art Trade Guild and Winner of the Garrick Prize at Christies.
Over the years, Darren Baker has produced an impressive portfolio of art with exceptional pieces gracing many prestigious public and private collections. These include 10 Downing Street; The House of Lords; St. James’s Palace and the Bahrain Royal household. His celebrated works are increasingly becoming sought-after by Art collectors from around the world.