Born Marietta, Ohio
BFA Ohio University 1966
MFA Ohio University 1967

David began to gain prominence as an artist when he was included in 1978 in the New Image Painting exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Like True, most of the included artists were young and were influenced by Minimal Art. They all worked figuratively, with recognizable images pared down to bold, simple shapes. True’s shapes were those of boats on rocky seas