Don Maitz has a career that is diverse, enduring, and award-filled. Born in Bristol, Connecticut, Don has followed the artistic pursuits that he began in his childhood. While in his final year at Plainville High School, he attended the University of Hartford's evening figure-drawing class. Upon graduation he attended the Paier School of Art in Hamden, Connecticut where he graduated at the top of the class of 1975. Maitz has achieved world-wide success with his stunning book-cover paintings and commissions.