David Gista (1964, Paris, France) studied art at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris where he graduated with honors. He moved from Paris (France) to Chicago (United States) in 2000 and, having established his artistic career on both continents, since then divides his time between France and the United States. In his art he combines his classical fine arts training with his keen-eyed examination of modernity, creating a running commentary on contemporary life expressed in a variety of media, such a Read more...s painting, sculpture and also printmaking. Besides exhibiting his work extensively in the two countries where he lives, David exhibited and exhibits his work widely elsewhere in Europe. He has studios in East Garfield Park, Chicago and at the Noyes art center in Evanston (both in IL) and is currently represented by the Thomas Masters Gallery in Chicago, He also teaches painting at several venues in both the US and France.