David Baskin received a BFA from The Cooper Union in 1987. One-person exhibitions include Arts Brookfield, Grace Building Lobby, NYC, Freight+Volume, NY, NY; Sculpture Center, NY, NY; Ingalls & Assoc., Miami, FL; and Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Selected group exhibitions include the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY, NY; Carolina Nitsch, NY, NY; Triennial Design Museum, Milan, Italy; Musée de Design et d'arts Appliqués Contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland; Galerie Erna Hecey; Brussels, Belgium; Rudolf Budja Gallery, Vienna, Austria; and Flag Art Foundation, NY, NY. Honors and awards include McDowell Fellowship, NH and Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Yaddo Fellowship, NY. He has taught at The Cooper Union School of Art, the New York Institute of Technology, and was a visiting critic at the School of Visual Arts, NY, NY; Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; and the University of Buffalo, NY. He was one of the original members of the Brooklyn-based art organization Smack Mellon. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.