David Ardito is an arts administrator and visual artist living and working in Arlington, Massachusetts. He attended the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City and the Syracuse University Graduate School of Visual Art receiving his BFA (1969) and MFA (1971) degrees respectively.

He is currently the Interim K-12 Director of Visual Art for the Arlington Public Schools where he supervises twelve art teachers in the nine public school buildings in Arlington.

He taught in the Art Education Department at Mass College of Art and Design in the Art Education Department and co-supervised the Saturday Studios youth program from 2007-2015.

Over the past several years, his personal artwork transitioned from two-dimensional art forms to three-dimensional sculptural forms in wood, marble, clay and an assortment of other media.

As a long time Arlington resident he is also very committed to the promotion all forms of visual and performing arts in Arlington and has served on numerous Arlington arts committees including the Arlington Art Lottery Council, the Arlington Commission on Arts and Culture, and the Arlington Public Art Committee.