Born in Los Angeles, CA, portraitist Don Bachardy studied at the Chouinard
Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA, and Slade School of Art, London. With a career spanning sixty years, his works reside in the permanent collections of
the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Fogg Art Museum of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Princeton University, NJ; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; and the National Portrait Gallery, London. In 2019, Bachardy
was inducted into the Tom of Finland Foundation Artist Hall of Fame.
Bachardy lives and works in Santa Monica, CA.