David Baskin received a BFA from The Cooper Union in 1987. One-person exhibitions include Freight+Volume Gallery, NY, NY; Sculpture Center, NY, NY; Arts Brookfield, Grace Building, NYC; Ingalls & Assoc., Miami, Fl; Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Selected group exhibitions include the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY; Carolina Nitsch, NY, NY; Flag Art Foundation, NY, NY; Carriage Trade, NY, NY; Galerie Erna Hecey; Brussels; Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, NY; Triennale Design Museum, Milan, Italy; Musée d'arts, Lausanne, Switzerland; Leslie Heller Gallery, NY, NY; Rudolf Budja Gallery, Salzburg, Austria. Honors and awards include McDowell Fellowship, NH; Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Yaddo Fellowship, NY; Commission through Brookfield Properties for a lobby installation at the Grace Building, NY, NY. He has taught at the Cooper Union School of Art, 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. David Baskin was one of the original members of the Brooklyn based non-profit art organization Smack Mellon and he lives in NYC.