Baron Engel is a furry artist whose "first anthropomorphic art resulted from an art school class assignment requiring deliberate distortions of the human figure." In 1997, he and Christina "Smudge" Hanson founded Backbreaker Studios LLC. Baron Engel was a guest of honor at Further Confusion 2007.
- Further Confusion 2007: Fur Your Eyes Only. Milpitas, California: Anthropomorphic Arts and Education, 2007. p. 9.