Masterminds 2012 Honorable Mention: Sarah Kontoff Baker
Who knew geeks could use the right side of their brains, too? Meet Sara Kontoff Baker, the woman with degrees from Boston University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology who uses her smarts to play with light.
Baker has already made a name for herself in the field, with a 15-piece neon installation commissioned by The Boston Children's Museum under her belt. Her work has also been exhibited all over the world, in galleries like the Holographic Museum, OK Harris, and 49th Street Gallery in New York. The Newport Museum, the Attleboro Museum, the Boston Society of Architects, and Sister City Exhibition in Kyoto Japan have also given Baker's stellar light shows a spotlight (no pun intended).
This brainiac has one hell of a resume (she also taught studio art and art history at Northeastern University). But ultimately, her trippy passion is what truly makes her work shine.
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