David Siever was born in New York City in 1990. In the Spring of 2017 he completed his Masters in Ceramics at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. David does narrative ceramics; combining his interests in history and art to make sculptures inspired by historical events and even more so by the people that history has forgotten, the "footnotes" of history. Focusing on the forgotten protagonists and the disasters which reveal the costs of human desires, human ambition and human cruelty. Through creating sculptures, he hopes to bring these lost figures to life, to have them step out of the photographs, diaries and letters that form the only record of their existence and to let them reemerge in three dimensions. He spent the Spring of 2018 residing in Australia as a Visiting Artist at The Australian National University. He is currently a working artist living in Brooklyn New York.