Richard J. Baiano is the President and Co-Owner of Childs Gallery in Boston, MA, as well as a Principal in the interior design firm Platemark Design. He is an avid art collector and has been engaged in the buying, selling, and appraising of American and European art for the past fifteen years. He serves on the Executive Boards of the International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA), the Danforth Museum of Art, and the Boston Chapter of Save Venice. He is currently a member of the Harvard University Art Museum Fellows, and serves on the steering committee for the Patron Program of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Prior to joining Childs Gallery, Richard worked as an architect at GUND Partnership. His degrees in architecture include a BS from Clemson University and an MArch from Syracuse University.