David Kracov




Works on paper

Shadow boxes

David KRACOV was born in Boston in 1968.
After winning two first prizes in a painting contest at the age of 12 he becomes one of the youngest artists in the world to have his paintings exhibited at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. David KRACOV studies at and graduates from the prestigious "Rhode Island School of Design" in 1990.
He then leaves Boston for Los Angeles. At his arrival there he knocks at the door of every animation studio. He gets a job for "Cool World" a movie by Ralph Bakshi, starring Brad Pitt and Kim Basinger, mixing animation and real characters. That experience lasts a little over a year.
He climbs the ladder rapidly and within two months becomes the department-head of visual effects, both creating and directing all the visual effects of the film.
Once this production completed, he works for several studios among which Disney, Don Bluth and Rich Animations thus participating in several films like The Lion King and Aladdin.
Along with that animation part he works for several visual effects studios and takes part in the making of quite a few films.
Relying on his own artistic sense of derision, Davis KRACOV creates wall sculptures, the themes of which are : mouths (Money Talk, Melts in Your Mouth...) the brush : (Making Love, A Homage to Pollock), the hearts (My Heart is All).
His wall sculptures have already been a great success at the Art Fairs of Chicago and New York.