David was born in New York City, 1954. He attended the High School of Music & Art and received a B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1975. He has exhibited worldwide since 1976. His artworks are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hirschhorn Museum of Art, and The Smithsonian Institution, as well as many other museums, corporate and private collections around the world.

His artworks have been reviewed in Art In America, Art Forum, Art News, Artnet, Art Business News, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The NY Observer, The Chicago Sun-Times, Newsday, The New York Daily News, and The Village Voice.


He has taught art at Yale, Oberlin, Middlebury, R.I.S.D., S.C.A.D., Hunter, Washington University, Parsons, and many other art schools across the country and around the world in France, Korea, Mexico and Japan.

His father was the legendary illustrator, Norman Saunders(1907-1989), whose most memorable works include paintings from the infamous MARS ATTACKS trading card set, a sentimental parody of which is featured on the cover of THE LIZARDS - AGAINST ALL ODDS.

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