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 photographer. Martsolf attended MIT and later UNH where he earned a degree in Fine Arts. His early work was influenced by all the great masters and others such as the post-impressionists Miro, Mondrian, 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 ever since he can remember. His style remains surrealistic in its general theme, though the means to the end has been a long walk-about through the mediums of raw physical media, such as oils, watercolors, and pencils, to the more technically-oriented media of computer-based art. He did do a spurt of dabbling in the early tools of Bryce, Poser, Kai’s Power Tools, and similar photo editing and photo
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