Visual Arts

Artists Seen: Sonny Baker

by / Jul. 20, 2016 8am EST

Sonny Baker is a musician who was born in Eden, New York, and is based in Buffalo. He attended Buffalo State College as a communications major. Baker is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who performs solo as well as with the groups Wooden Waves, Lazlo Hollyfeld, A Hotel Nourishing, and the Sonny Baker Band. In addition to touring extensively throughout the US, he has recorded and released seven solo albums, two with Wooden Waves, and two with A Hotel Nourishing. The visual imagery for most of these projects is culled from his original artwork. For more information on Sonny Baker’s work, visit or

Artists Seen: Photographs of Artists in the 21st Century is an ongoing project by photographer David Moog in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Moog has set out to make portraits of every self-identified working artist and arts professional in Western New York. To be included in the project, call David Moog directly at 716-472-6721 or contact the center at 716-878-4131. Artists working in all media are welcome; visit for more information.