David Galchutt has been making art since kindergarten and comes comes from a family of artists. He attended an art center college of design and currently works as a designer/illustrator in the giftware industry as well a children's publishing. He is the author of a Simon and Schuster book, "There was Magic Inside" and freelances for children's magazines, including Highlights . He now lives on the Southern Oregon Coast. He is "artmeister" on etsy.