|David was born in Milwaukee in 1958. He has been Drawing and Painting since childhood believing that he would eventually make art his career. Dave graduated from the Milwaukee School of Art and Design in 1980. In his first years as an illustrator, Dave worked for advertising art studios in Milwaukee, Chicago, and Waterloo, Iowa. He started his own business in 1986 and is currently represented worldwide by art reps in Chicago and Los Angeles.
When his schedule and budget allows, Dave can usually be found pursuing his other great interest, flying. He has been a pilot since 1985 and is a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association who awarded him with their Master Artist Award in 2000. Dave has also been involved with the U.S. Air Force Art Program since 1990 and travels with the Air Force, documenting his impressions on canvas. He has also been a member of the American Society of Aviation Artists since 1998