Will Contino was born in Los Angeles California and has lived and worked in New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and London. He received his BfA from Alfred University MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in 1989. Will has taught at The College of Art and Design at Alfred University, beginning in 1991 as an assistant professor , working in both the Freshman Foundation and Printmaking departments. Moving to London in 1997 he continued to teach drawing and painting at the American School in London for the 6years. In 2003 Will moved back to Alfred to teach in the Expanded Media Division as a visiting professor in printmaking. Will has exhibited work in galleries and museums internationally and has work in collections both public and private. He continues a studio practice involving a variety of media, including painting, drawing, printmaking and video.