About AW and dD

Dave DeCastris is an executive creative director (for financial survival) and professional artist (a result of genetic code misnomers, or poor life/career choices).  DeCastris holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Design and Fine Arts from Bradley University (1996).  He’s also an in-demand contract creative director and artist, often collaborating with peers on a body of mixed media work for publishing and distribution under his brand moniker, Andy Whorehall (established 2004).  He has published two books under additional creative monikers—Believe: By RKFDNews” (Life Artners Publishing, 2014), and “I Mash Potatoes of My Face, What You Do Today?” (Life Artners Publishing, 2015)—whcih are available via Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or through this site (as supplies last).  DeCastris also records and publishes songs for online distribution under various names:  Donkey Boy USA (1996 – 2011) and Silent Kit (2011-Present).  He resides and produces work from within a violent northern Illinois region called Rockford.  Mr. Dave is safely surrounded by a wife, son, and pit bull.


 AW:  Andy Whorehall
 AW STORE:  Limited Prints, Books and Original Artwork for Sale
 BOOKS: Published Books on Amazon To Buy
 PODCAST: Songs About Stuff and Things Radio Hour Archive, Free Downloads, Streaming, Etc.
 FACEBOOK: AW Artist Fan Page
 INSTAGRAM: AW Artist Account
 TWITTER: AW Artist Account
 SOUNDCLOUD: Silent Kit, Albums and Songs, Free to Stream, Download, Etc.
 YOUTUBE: Silent Kit Video Channel
 LINKEDIN: Dave DeCastris, Professional Account
 ALLMUSIC: Dave DeCastris, Partial Discography
DISCOGRAPHY:  Artists / Albums, CDs, LPs and EPs that I’ve provided art direction and production for.
 SILENT KITOriginal Compositions, Demos, and Misc. Recordings
 Silent Kit (Donkey Boy USA), Interview and Live Performance, Sock Monkey Sound – Episode 20 [FREE via iTunes]
邏 Down Another Rabbit Hole With Dave DeCastris, by Jonathan Mayor, Issue No. 17, 1985 Studio
 Creators call Rockford-based website a ‘social experiment,’ not fake news, by Sarah Wolf, Rockford Register Star