Born 1942 in Yonkers, New York, United States, Died 2011
Michael Fauerbach was born in Yonkers and grew up in the Bronx. In 1963 he graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He went to School of Visual Arts to study illustration because of his desire to learn more about working with figurative images. While there, the market fell out of favor towards illustration due to the popularity of photography. He applied for a scholarship for a fourth year (it was a 3 year school at the time) and switched to painting. He painted and created sculpture from then on.