2016 Baker Artist Awards, presented by Maryland Public Television. Every year, MPT announces the winners of the prestigious Baker Artist Awards. This year, there are three $5,000 award winners, one $20,000 awardee, and one "transformational" $50,000 prize. The show is a special edition of the Artworks series. The Baker Artist Awards and the Baker Artist Portfolio website were established by the William G. Baker Memorial Fund, and are a program of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance.