David O Sullivan was born in Dublin in 1978. He studied Classical Animation at Ballyfermot Senior Art College and graduated in 2000. During this time he also maintained and interest in painting and drawing the human figure.
Between 2001 and 2010 David enjoyed a successful career in the animation industry, working for some major television companies, including Disney, Cartoon Network, and Nickelodeon.
David has been actively attending figure drawing classes for the last few years. His uses a realist treatment of his subjectís face and body while maintaining a loose painterly treatment to their surroundings. This style is largely influenced by his attraction to figurative art of the nineteenth century Europe and Russia.