David Engdahl is a retired architect and a current sculptor. He holds a bachelor's degree in architecture from from Pennsylvania State University in State College and is an American Institute of Architects (AIA) emeritus. He is a board member of the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and chair of the Art in Public Places Committee. He serves on Jacksonville International Airport Arts Commission, the Curatorial Committee of Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, and the Art & Soul Gallery Committee at the Women's Center of Jacksonville. He is cofounder and leader of Northeast Florida Sculptors and leader of the Senior Architects Steering Committee for AIA. Paul Jenkins and Barbara Hepworth are two of his favorite artists.