Stella Maria Baer is a painter and photographer originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico.
In her work she explores the mythology of the desert, the cosmology of space, and the topography of the human body.
For the past five years she has worked on a series of paintings of moons and planets and photographed the deserts of the southwest. In the past few years she has explored the relationship between women and land, in paintings of the human figure using pigments made from sands, and in photographs of nudes in the New Mexico desert.
Stella's paintings and photographs have been featured by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Time Magazine, Scientific American, and Sunset Magazine. Her pieces are in public and private collections all over the world.
Stella lives in Denver, Colorado.
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