David Kracov is a contemporary artist of paintings, sculptures, and shadow boxes. His artwork is influenced by pop culture, color, wordplay, and emotion. David Kracov was born in Boston, MA in 1968. After winning first place in two categories of an art competition at the age of 12, David was one of the youngest artists to have his paintings displayed in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Later, David studied and received his degree from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design. In 1990, after graduating, he pursued a career in animation. He has worked for Disney, Don Bluth, and Rich animation.