David Bayus (b. 1982 in Johnson City, TN) received his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2010 and a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005. He is a founding member of the BASEMENT Art Collective located in San Francisco's Mission District. David has exhibited extensively in the Bay Area and elsewhere, most recently with group shows at Cloaque.org, The Lab, KUNST-HAUL, and Ever Gold. The third book in his ongoing series STROKE will debut at the La Art Book fair this February along with A solo exhibition at Vacancy in LA on January 29th.