David was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1970. He attended the American Academy of Art and exhibited his work in that city until 1994, when he moved to Europe. Over the next five years, he showed work in Paris, Brussels and London. He returned to the States and developed a relationship with the Frey Norris Gallery in San Francisco, where he participated in numerous group shows and a solo exhibition. He currently lives in Connecticut with his family and has a studio in New York.