David Aipperspach graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010 with a B.A. in Landscape Architecture. Inspired by Chip Sullivan’s drawing courses and extensive work in CED's Visual Studies Department with Anthony Dubovsky and Joe Slusky, he transitioned from environmental design to studio art. He went on to receive an MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2014. He now lives and works in Philadelphia and teaches painting, drawing and printmaking in the Department of Art and Art History at Ursinus College.