A native Texan, David Alcantar received his BFA from the University of Texas Austin and his MFA from the University of Colorado - Boulder. Alcantar's recent work blurs the line between traditional fine art and tattoos. For Luminaria 2018, Alcantar will present Skin in the Game: Act 3
, featuring the work of San Antonio artists Joe Harjo, Ethel Shipton, Sarah Fox, Luis Valderas and David Alcantar in the historic Schultz house and on live models.
Alcantar received a CAMMIE award for his work exhibited during Contemporary Art Month