IVIXMMIII, polyester resin, pine, foam, 11' x 4' x 4', 2005

David Boelter received his B.A. from Buena Vista University in 1997 and his M.F.A in Sculpture (with a minor in Drawing) from the University of Iowa in 2000. He currently works as an Assistant Professor of Art at Buena Vista University in Strom Lake, Iowa.

About his work, David writes, "My work has always had a relationship with the human form, whether it was directly or implied. Much of the time, my own proportions and measurements are used. This seems natural to me as a way for me to directly relate myself to the world. With my new work, I wanted to develop a relationship between an underlying form and the skin that encompasses it. I do feel that materials and their fabrication is the core of my work. The privilege of being able to chose a material, and the decision of why to chose a material have always seemed to me to be as an important part of the work as the form itself. Many of my decisions are a direct result of my local environment and the craftsmanship of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s."

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