Dave Dircks is an illustrator and creative entrepreneur whose work has been featured in books, magazines, album art, and advertising for over thirty years. In addition to commercial art, his paintings have been exhibited in New York City and his native Long Island. His first collaboration with Rob was a Super8 movie they shot in junior high school. Since then they've worked together to produce award-winning advertising, the number one acoustic podcast on iTunes, compelling documentaries, as well as their latest venture - novelty and children's books. Dave is a graduate of NY's School of Visual Arts with a degree in Illustration and a member of SCBWI (The Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators).