Photograph of Artist DAVE PLATFORD
DAVE PLATFORD
Oakland, California - United States



Original Artworks (5)

Dave Platford; Unity, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 78 x 50 inches. Artwork description: 241  desert landscape landescapes interfaith egypt sand pattern contemporary art dubai middle east oil paint     ...
Dave Platford
Original Oil Painting, 2012
78 x 50 inches (198.1 x 127.0 cm)
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Dave Platford; Petra, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241  desert landscape landescapes interfaith petra jordan contemporary art dubai middle east oil paint    ...
Dave Platford
Original Oil Painting, 2012
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Dave Platford; Jerusalem, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241  desert landscape landescapes jerusalem muslim jewish interfaith wall mosque contemporary art dubai middle east oil paint   ...
Dave Platford
Original Oil Painting, 2012
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Dave Platford; Morocco, 2013, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 desert landscape landescapes morocco mosque contemporary art dubai middle east oil paint  ...
Dave Platford
Original Oil Painting, 2013
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Dave Platford; Speechless, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  desert landscape landescapes egypt sand dunes contemporary art dubai middle east oil paint speechless ...
Dave Platford
Original Oil Painting, 2014
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Artist Statement

A timeless reality is explored by juxtaposing and overlapping elements, symbols, patterns, cityscapes and landscapes. The innovative fusion of old and new, urban and natural is my expression of the world today. At the Academy of Art University I studied the traditional and contemporary oil painting techniques and principles of Realism, Pop-Art, Abstract Expressionism, Surrealism, Graphic Design, and Eastern Aesthetics. Ultimately I went my own direction, developing a unique poetic visual language with paint. My inspiration comes from traveling to sacred places around the world, plein-air painting and observing the interaction of contrasting elements. ...

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