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.