Tim Rechner grew up in Red Deer, Alberta. He lived there till he was twenty years old completing the first three years of his bachelor of fine arts at Red Deer College. Rechner finished his studies at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 2000. He spent time in Vancouver and Montreal before establishing a studio practice in Edmonton in 2001. He is an active resident of ArtsHab – a unique live work studio environment in downtown Edmonton.
The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.