Photograph of Artist DAVE MARTSOLF
DAVE MARTSOLF
Windham, New Hampshire - United States


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Original Artworks (265)

Dave Martsolf; Onward, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241 This painting will ship unframed as it is painted on gallery- wrap stretchers with sides painted black.  It will be wired and ready to hang. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Oil Painting, 2018
48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Woman Bathing, 1978, Original Drawing Ink, 10 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 This piece will ship matted and shrink- wrapped with no frame. ...
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Original Ink Drawing, 1978
10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Julius Caesar, 2018, Original Drawing Pencil, 8 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241 This colored pencil and ink on paper will be shipped matted and shrink- wrapped with no frame. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Pencil Drawing, 2018
8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Urban Planning, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 This piece will be shipped unframed on its original stretcher strips...
Dave Martsolf
Original Oil Painting, 2018
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Portals, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 This piece was painted on gallery wrap stretchers with canvas stapled to the back, meaning it does not require a frame to hang.  Sides are painted a dark blue. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2018
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Twelve Glyphs, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241 This piece was painted on gallery- wrapped canvas  thick stretchers stapled on back  with sides painted black.  As a result the piece requires no frame. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Oil Painting, 2018
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Back In The Saddle Again, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 This piece was painted on gallery wrapped thick stretchers and requires no frame.  Sides are painted a deep rich dark brown. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Oil Painting, 2018
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; The Three Fates, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 This piece was painted on gallery wrap stretchers, so it requires no frame.  The sides are painted a deeper green with some black added to subdue the brilliance of the edge. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Oil Painting, 2018
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Methuselah, 1980, Original Drawing Gouache, 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Artwork description: 241 Gouache and ink on illustration board.  This piece will ship matted and shrink- wrapped. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Gouache Drawing, 1980
9.5 x 6.5 inches (24.1 x 16.5 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Reindeer Moss, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 14 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241 This piece will ship on its original stretcher strips unframed. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Oil Painting, 2018
14 x 22 inches (35.6 x 55.9 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; The King Of Clubs, 1979, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 This work will ship on its original stretcher strips unframed. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Oil Painting, 1979
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Before The Next Wave, 1978, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241 This work will ship on its original stretcher strips, ready for framing.  Its 20 x 16 inch size will fit economical preassembled frames available at your local arts and crafts store. ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 1978
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Doorways, 1979, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 The doorways lead back to the normal world.  This small piece ships unframed on its original stretcher strips.  Painted with the best chemical paints, the piece has no cracks and appears as if painted last week. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Oil Painting, 1979
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; The Denial, 1979, Original Painting Oil, 14 x 11 inches. Artwork description: 241 This painting ships with a small frame, is wired and ready to hang. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Oil Painting, 1979
14 x 11 inches (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Wild Flowers Two, 2007, Original Watercolor, 6.5 x 4.5 inches. Artwork description: 241 This watercolor will ship framed with a stand arm for display on a flat surface  desk, table, etc. . It may also be hung. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Watercolor, 2007
6.5 x 4.5 inches (16.5 x 11.4 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Wild Flowers One, 2007, Original Watercolor, 6.5 x 4.5 inches. Artwork description: 241 This watercolor will ship framed with a stand for desk display. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Watercolor, 2007
6.5 x 4.5 inches (16.5 x 11.4 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Plate Glass Disaster, 2018, Original Drawing Other, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 This ink and colored pencil drawing will be shipped matted and shrink- wrapped to fit standard frames available at your local arts and crafts store. ...
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Original Other Drawing, 2018
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; The Infection, 2002, Original Drawing Other, 7.5 x 9.5 inches. Artwork description: 241 This ink and colored pencil piece will ship matted and shrink- wrapped to a size compatible with many economical standard frames available at your local arts and crafts store. ...
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Original Other Drawing, 2002
7.5 x 9.5 inches (19.1 x 24.1 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Eye Captain, 2010, Original Drawing Pencil, 7.5 x 9.5 inches. Artwork description: 241 This work will ship rolled in a tube. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Pencil Drawing, 2010
7.5 x 9.5 inches (19.1 x 24.1 cm)
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Dave Martsolf; Frederick The Great, 2006, Original Drawing Other, 4.5 x 6.5 inches. Artwork description: 241 This work will ship matted and framed. ...
Dave Martsolf
Original Other Drawing, 2006
4.5 x 6.5 inches (11.4 x 16.5 cm)
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Artist Statement

Dave Martsolf Dave Martsolf was born in 1949 in Kansas, moved to Western Pennsylvania in early childhood and at age 12 moved to New Hampshire where he resides today. Martsolf’s father and grandfather were architects and his mother a professional photographer. Martsolf attended MIT and later UNH where he earned a degree in Fine Arts. His early work was influenced by the great masters and others such as the post-impressionists Miro, Matisse, Kandinsky, Klee, Picasso, and the surrealist Salvador Dali. Architectural instincts developed due to his close association with architecture in his youth. Dave’s focus has been in visual arts his entire life. His style extends from realism to surrealistic to fantasy and abstraction. His work uses the mediums of oils, watercolors, inks and pencils, to the more technically-oriented media of computer-based art. Beginning in the late 80’s Martsolf spent productive time with the tools of Bryce, Poser, Kai’s Power Tools, and similar photo editing and photo manipulation products. He was creator, owner and artistic director of Damsel Software Group in the 1990′s as a producer and manufacturer of original content screen savers. Today, Dave has returned to handmade art. He continues to believe that art can be a vehicle to communicate visceral yet at the same time cerebral thoughts and feelings in a single still image. Envisioned and fashioned correctly in the surreal genre, these images can transport the observer to a dream reality totally absorbing and alive with all manner ...