David A Saenz is an Austin native and junior journalism major at the Unviersity of Texas at Austin who has known since the age of 16 that he wanted to be a photographer. He graduated from Austin Community College in the spring of 2012 with two associates degrees in commercial photography. Saenz first had his work displayed when he was 18, and has shown throughout Texas and the United States since that time. Saenz is a prolific artist who works in five media: photography, painting, film, drawing, and installation. He has been the Director of Photography for two films, and has also directed a number of documentary and narrative short films, as well as a full length documentary about his mother's childhood family home. Saenz also enjoys writing poetry, fiction, and helping others in need.