David began his artistic life behind a camera before adding other media to repertory. He has taught metalsmithing, stained glass, fused glass and wirework at his store for over fourteen years. David has studied silver under Ann and Don Monroe, Dan Haga, Jim Richardson, Alan Jewell and Jeff Sheer at SFMS workshops at both Wildacres and William Holland. He taught Precious Metal Clay at William Holland for the SFMS. David enjoys teaching technique classes for trouble-shooting students problems in class and combining lapidary with silver in channel inlay pieces.