Born: Rochester, N.Y., U.S.
David Buck, born in Rochester and based in the Buffalo/Amherst region since 1984, has worked as an illustrator, designer, art director, creative director, and ad agency principal. Buck attended the State University of New York College at Buffalo and Vesper George School of Art in Boston. An oil painter who reinterprets family photos using an economy of brushstrokes, he describes himself as "out to capture the emotion of fleeting moments." 
 David Buck, undated artist's statement.