David Anders Nyquist was born in Bennington, Vermont in 1976. By 1978, his family had settled in the North Park community of Chicago. David attended North Park University and received a BFA degree. David and his wife Amy reside in Oakland, CA. David is a painter, muralist, designer, and teacher. Currently David is painting a series of large works in oil and will continue to develop original design and artwork for Papyrus.