David was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but has spent most of his life in Tulsa. He received a BFA from Oklahoma State University with his main area of focus in Sculpture and Ceramics. As an undergraduate, he worked with both wheel thrown and hand building techniques in ceramics. Since graduating, he has branched out into relief printmaking and has participated in several local and national exhibitions. He currently lives in Tulsa and works as a Studio Ambassador at ahha Tulsa.