Follow me on Instagram: @baileyriverss

 

Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1990, Bailey received their BFA from Webster University in St. Louis in 2008 and their MFA from the University of California San Diego in 2021. Bailey explores issues of gender identity and sexual trauma through painting and performance art. Their work has been shown in several venues including The Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis, Missouri and the The Every Woman Biennial in Los Angeles. Their work has been featured in publications such as Hyperallergic and New American Paintings. Their projects include a series of paintings entitled “Testify!” that feature portraits of survivors of sexual assault who have publicly disclosed to their experiences and “Outnumbered”, a series of paintings that includes a portrait of every woman who has publicly disclosed to being sexually assaulted by Donald Trump. Bailey currently works and lives in Los Angeles, CA.