Donald Baechler, (B. 1956) was born in Hartford, Connecticut. Critics have stated that Donald Baechler’s work “places him in the painterly tribe of Twombly, Ryman, Rauschenberg and Schwitters.” Donald Baechler studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, the Cooper Union, New York and the Staatliche Hochschule fuer bildende Kunste, Frankfurt, Germany. His work is included in the numerous collections including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. He has had numerous exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe including the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.