Regarding the Artwork of Dave Martsolf

2017   - Recent News

October 2017 - Finalist in Fusion Art's 3rd Annual Figures & Faces Online Juried Art Exhibition. The drawing "Richard the Lion Heart" was chosen.

September 2017 - Earned a Certificate of Excellence for work submitted to Artavita's 24th Online Art Contest.

August 2017 - Three of Dave Martsolf's surreal oil paintings have been selected to be included in the "Dreams 3" online exhibition at Gallery 25N's website opening on August 9th. and will co-market the artists and art exhibition through an electronic mailing list of 26,100 subscribers of "Art Market News" and through all popular social media vehicles.

2016 - June 2016 - Dave Martsolf is now represented by an exclusive on-line gallery as one of eleven major contemporary artists.  You can view his work at the Vertex Art Gallery.

2013 - 2014 Wood Sculptures 

August 2012 - New England Collective III - Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA.

May 2012 - Zine Show - LAP Gallery, Waltham, MA.

January 2012 - Solo Show - Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA.

Recent Photos Users

2012 - Photography by Dave Martsolf is included in the Nature Conservancy's book, Discover and Explore New Hampshire's Natural Wonders

2009 - 2010 Dave offered a portfolio of outdoor photographs to the State of New Hampshire.  The State has used them often in their promotional websites, both at and on their Facebook pages.  Here are a few examples.

Other travel sites have also picked up photos from this public portfolio.  Call Dave for the best in outdoor photography, 603-568-0415 .


September 2009 - Martsolf opens a web site devoted to the Fine Arts aspect of his work.  Please visit http://davemartsolf.comto explore this world.

July 2009 - 4' x 6' oil painting "Surface Tension" installed in retail space window fronting Washington Street, Boston, a major retail thoroughfare of the city.

July 2009 - 5'x 4' oil painting "Ferris Wheel" installed in entryway foyer of ArtMarket Gallery, Boston, MA.

Gallery Representation

ArtMarket Gallery & Exhibitions, 439 Washington St., Boston, MA 02108       (617)-407-3971

Other Exhibitions 2009

Water: A National Juried Photography Exhibition - Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
July-August 2009

Downtown Crossing Juried Art Competition - ArtMarket Gallery, Boston, MA, June 2009

Small Works '09 Juried Exhibition - Experimental Art Gallery, Salem, MA, June 2009

Trees Atlanta - Trees in Art Exhibit - Atlanta, GA, May 2009

Group Show - Gale Library Annual Art Exhibition - Newton, NH, April 2009 on-line juried exhibition, March 2009

2008 on-line juried exhibition, December 2008

Past Biography, Education, Shows and Awards

Dave Martsolf was born in 1949 in Manhattan, Kansas, lived his early life in western Pennsylvania, and moved to New Hampshire at the age of 12, where he has lived ever since.



Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1967 - 1970 Architecture

University of New Hampshire 1970 - 1973 Fine Arts, Art History

University of New Hampshire 1983 - 1985 Bachelor of Arts in the Arts 

National Juried Shows

Ellsworth Gallery, Simsbury, CT, 1977

Ellsworth Gallery, Simsbury, CT, 1978

Greater Fall River Art Association, Fall River, MA, 1978

Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA, 1978

North Platte Valley Artist's Guild, Scottsbluff, NE, 1979

Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA, 1980

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, 1982

Springfield Art League, Springfield, MA, 1983

Springfield Art League, Springfield, MA, 1984

Solo Shows

Gallery 33, Concord, NH, 1977

First and Second Unitarian Universalist Church, Boston, MA, 1979

Ainsworth Gallery, Boston, MA, 1979

New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, 1981

New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, 1984


Honorable Mention, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA, 1978

Juror's Prize, "UNH Revisited" Alumni Show, Durham, NH, 1981

Best of Show, New Hampshire Arthritis Foundation Annual Art Exhibit, Concord, NH, 1981

Best of Show, New Hampshire Arthritis Foundation Annual Art Exhibit, Concord, NH, 1982

Sawyer Memorial Award for Painting, 38th Annual New Hampshire Art Association Exhibition, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH, 1985