David G. Baldwin’s paintings are derived from his unique background as a
systems engineer, geneticist, and major league baseball player.
Baldwin has a Ph.D. in Genetics and an M.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona. He has worked as a researcher in ecological genetics and as a systems engineer. In addition, he played professional baseball for sixteen years and was a relief pitcher for the Washington Senators, Milwaukee Brewers, and Chicago White Sox in the 1960s and ‘70s. For more information on his baseball years take a look at his upcoming book at snakejazz.com/
Baldwin's work has been featured in Sports Illustrated (12 August 1996), Graphic Review (February 1996), and Scientific American (May 2000) and is included in the permanent collection of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum, Cooperstown, NY, as well as a number of private collections.
Baldwin's painting, "Fugue for the Pepper Players", is featured in Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame by John Thorn, Random House, NY (1998).
Baldwin also served as artist-in-residence at Manhattanville College in 1995.
Baldwin has been writing formal (closed form) verse under the name DGB Featherkile since his retirement in 2003. For more information go toDGBfeatherkile.com
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