ELECTED IN 1973
Baum attended the Slade School of Art, taught at Liverpool
Polytechnic from 1965-1989, and was Head of Art and Design at Coleg
Menai, Gwynedd, until 1994.
His works are in the permanent collections of the National Library of Wales, many Welsh museums, the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and in private collections internationally. He has exhibited at the Tate Liverpool, Oriel Mon, and galleries in London, Liverpool and North Wales.
paintings are a juxtaposition of familiar objects and human figures
at an instant in time and at a particular place. The locations are
invariably western coastal seen from a particular geographical
are of an abstract composition where the mood is set by the inherent
light and colour. Designed to generate a particular atmosphere, they
are meticulously structured and measured to achieve a well balanced
aim is that they become a monumental and profound statement about the
ordinariness of things."