Tim Rechner grew up in Red Deer, Alberta. He has been living and creating artwork in Edmonton since 2000 after living in Vancouver, Halifax and Montreal.

Throughout the last 15 years he has established himself as a very committed Edmonton visual artist and has been very involved in the Edmonton arts community. He has exhibited prolifically in the Edmonton region including solo shows at The Works Festival, Art Gallery of St.Albert, The Front Gallery, Harcourt House and numerous other venues. He has participated in many group exhibits at a variety of venues including multiple exhibits at The Art Gallery of Alberta, Latitude 53, ARTERY and many other galleries.

He is currently represented by The Scott Gallery in Edmonton. Tim Rechner is also a member of the Canadian artist group Painter8.