David Stoltz
206 Adelphi Street
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(646) 981-8438


1966-1968 Pratt Institute, Pratt Center for Contemporary Graphics, NYC, Pratt Scholarship; Studied with Luis Cemmetzer, Michael Ponce de Leon, Al Blaustein, Gabor Peterdi
1963-1965 Art Students League of New York, Sculpture and Drawing with John Hovannes and Jose DeCreef, Merit Scholarship
1965-1969 Apprentice to William Zorach, Brooklyn, NY
1964 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, MA, William Zorach Scholarship
1955-1959 Apprentice to Maccabi Greenfield, Hawthorne, NY

Grants & Awards         

2001 Change Inc., Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, NYC
1998 Wine/Spectator Magazine, First Price, Bottled Show, NYC
1990 Best Kids’ Book of ’90, Parents Magazine, Traffic Jam
1982 Charles Atkins, The Securities Group, Fellowship, NYC
1981 National Endowment for the Arts
1980 National Endowment for the Arts Sculpture Space, Utica, NY
1970 The Elizabeth K. Dollard Foundation, Bennington, VT
1961 First Prize, Portrait of a Soldier, U.S. Army, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia

Solo Exhibitions



Big Red installed at the Advanced Learning Library, Wichita, Kansas

Café Angelique, Tenafly, NJ Taro Pharmaceuticals USA, Hawthorne, NY, “Zoo In My Head Part II” Prospect Park Audubon Center, Brooklyn, NY

1985 St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
1983 Hans Mayer-Denise Renee Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
1982-1984 Louisiana Museum, Humblebaek, Denmark, “Room Installation”
1981 Charles Cowles Gallery, NYC
1980 Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris, France
1976 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NYC.
Williams College Art Museum, Williamstown, MA
1974 Williams College Art Museum, Williamstown, MA
1973 Portland School of Art, Maine State Commission on Arts and Humanities
1972 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, NYC
1966 Rye Art Center, Rye, NY

Group Exhibitions

2005 Bernice Steinbaum Summer Group Show, Miami, Florida
1998 Charles Cowles Gallery, Works on Paper, NYC
National Arts Club, Bottled Art Show, First Price Wine/Spectator Magazine, NYC
International Art Fair, represented by Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France
AIA (American Institute of Architects) Jacob Javits Center
Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT, “The Figure in American Art since the Mid-Century”
1985 Real Artways, Hartford, CT
Marion Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Freidman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA
Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY
1984 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland (Hans Mayer Gallery)
Chicago Art Fair, (Baudoin Lebon Gallery)
Germans Van Eck, Charles Cowles, Bonnier Galleries, “Totem”
Germans Van Eck, ‘Group Show”
1983 Rotterdam Kunststichting, The Netherlands, “Beelden Sculpture 1983″
1982 Carnegie Mellon Institute, “The Carnegie International, “traveled to Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle, WA
Basel Art Fair, Switzerland (Hans Mayer Gallery)
1981 Sculpture Space, Utica College, Utica, NY
Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris, France, “Baroque 81″
1980 New York Art Fair (Baudoin Lebon Gallery)
Basel Art Fair, Switzerland (Baudoin Lebon)
Hans-Mayer-Denise Renee, Dusseldorf, Germany
1978 Art Works Gallery, NYC
American Academy, NYC, “Architectural References”
Tishman Building, NYC, sculpture on loan Wade Gallery, Washington, DC
1977 New Jersey State Museum “For the Mind and Eye: Artworks by Nine Americans”
1976 University of New York at Potsdam
Paris Art Fair (Nancy Hoffman)
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Vermont Council on the Arts, “Steel Sculpture Show”
Albright-Knox Museum, Members Show
1975 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NYC
The New Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
1974 Ten from American International, Sculpture
Symposium, South Houston Gallery, NYC
1973 Storm King Art Center, Sculpture-in-the-Fields, Mountainville, NY
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
1972 Andre Emmerich Gallery, NYC
1970 Dorsky Gallery, NYC
Project ’70 Show, Boston, MA
1969 Eastman Hotel (Two-persons Show), Portland, MA
1968 Pratt Institute, NYC
Associated American Artists Gallery, NYC
1967 Lenox Hill Annual, Skowhegan School of Art, NYC


2007 Children’s Room, New York City 20′ x18′ Painted Ceilings and Walls
2004 Outdoor stainless steel sculpture 11′ x 7′ x 6′, Sagamore Hotel, Miami Beach Miami, Florida.
1999 Fountain painted steel and bronze 14′ x 12′ x 8′ Rodin Place, Philadelphia
1995 Bronze sculpture, Eastern Athletic Club, St. George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York
1994 Painted steel sculpture, 5′ x 4′ x 3′, Dr. Jack Adler, Larchmont, New York
Finalist for major 50′ outdoor sculpture in Pau, France Auto Routes du Sud de la France
Graphics program, including logotype, for Spectra Soho, NYC
1993 Steel marquis for Spectra Photo, 75th Street, Columbus Avenue, NYC
Three sculptures for installation in new 4,000 square ft. Manhattan Brewery, Soho, NYC
Bronze sculpture for Barbara Lowy, Fine Arts dealer, NYC
1992 Outdoor stainless steel sculpture 11′ x 8′ x 6′, Camague Building, 83rd & 2nd Av., NYC
Edition of 10 bronze sculptures for La Kilim, Soho, NYC
Logo for H.G.H. Group, San Francisco, CA
1990 Painted steel wall sculpture, 25’x 4 ½’, Rosmarino Restaurant, San Francisco, CA
Copper and steel weather vane (barn), Taconic American, Inc./ Millbrook, NY
Logo for Art Center at Island Lake, NY
1989 Painted bronze and wood wall installation, 10’x 30” Spectra Soho, La Guardia Place, NYC
1988 Outdoor sculpture painted bronze, steel, aluminum 12’x 10’6”x 4′, with painted wall:
50 x 50, Schroeders Publishing, West Broadway, New York City, and Denmark
1987 Painted steel sculpture, 9’x 12’x 4′, Willowbend Golf Club, Wichita, Kansas
1986 Wall installation with eight paintings, Lon’s Restaurant, East Rutherford, NJ
1985 Outdoor sculpture bronze stainless and aluminum 9’8″ x 12′ x 4″, Willowbrook, Country Club, Wichita, Kansas
Outdoor sculpture, stainless steel 12’x 11′ x 7′, Lipton Realty, St. Louis, MO.
Outdoor installation: Silk Flag 5’x 3′, Rhyda and Robert Levy Foundation
1984 Wall installation, forged and painted steel, 25’x 15’x 16′, Hollis Morris, Louis Sullivan House, Chicago, IL
Outdoor Sculpture stainless steel 11′ x 8′ x 7′ Hammer Construction Corporation, West Broadway, New York City.
1983 Outdoor sculpture stainless steel 11’x 7′ x 6′, Rhyda and Robert Levy Foundation, Lutherville, MD
1982 Indoor environment, forged and painted steel 9’x 20’x 8′, Jacques Mallet, NYC
1975 Outdoor steel sculpture, 9’x 15’x 8′, Elmwood Park Plaza, Southfield, MI
1974 Steel sculpture 12’x 9’x 35′, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
1970-1974 Stainless steel sculpture, 14’x 5’x 6′, City of Boston Parks Commission, exhibited in Boston Commons

Selected Collections:

Ron Bloomberg, CEO Centaur Group, Miami, FL
Sagamore Hotel, South Beach Miami, FL
James Rosenquist, NYC
Robert Rauschenberg, NYC
Chuck Close, NYC
Millerton Free Library, Millerton, NY
BLDG Realty Associates, NYC
Barbara Sinatra, Rancho Mirage, CA
Pele, Rio de Janeiro
Muhammad Ail, Chicago, IL
Malcolm Morley, NYC
Spectra Photo & Digital, NYC
Stewart Tabori & Chang, Inc., NYC
The Australian National Museum, Canberra, Australia
Berger, Steingut, Weiner, Fox, and Stern, NYC
The Clark Institute, Williamstown, MA
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
William & Margaret Zorach, NYC
Henry Moore, London, England
Gordon Gund, Kingston, NJ, Gund Industries
St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
The Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Scoville International Corporation, Waterbury, CT
Sculpture Space Inc., Utica, NY
Smith College Art Museum, Northampton, MA
Smith, Hinchman and Grills Associates Inc., Detroit, MI
Ilyana Sonnabend, NYC, Sonnabend Gallery
Williams College Art Museum, Williamstown, MA
Willi Wear, Ltd., NYC
Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris, France
The Rhyda and Robert Levy Foundation,
Lutherville, MD
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Stanley Marsh III, Amarillo, TX
Hans Mayer Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
The Michener Collection, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Phillip Morris Corporation, NYC
Hammer Construction Corporation, NYC
John Neff, Chicago, IL, Contemporary Museum of Art
Mr. & Mrs. Jacques Mallet, NYC
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
Kent Gallery, NYC
Works Gallery, Southampton, NY
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
Manhattan Brewery, NYC
Gene Baro, Director Cocoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC


1969 Technical Assistant, Sculpture Department, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
1966-1968 Pratt Institute, Pratt Center for Contemporary Graphics, NYC
1965 Rye Art Center, Rye, NJ


2006 Country Day School, Miami, FL
2002 Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
1991 New York University, Art Department, NYC
1990 Drew University, New Jersey
Stanhope Hotel, Earth Day Book Signing with
Helen Hayes, reading Traffic Jam
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
1987 Portland School of Art, Portland, ME
1985 St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
1983 Bard College, Art Department, Rhinebeck, NY
1982 Louisiana Museum, Humbleback, Denmark
1981 Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France
Chicago Art Institute, Art Department, Chicago, IL
C.W. Post College, LI University, NY
1980 Syracuse University, NY
1979 Williams Munson & Proctor Museum, Utica, NY
1978 Cast Iron Association of America, NY
Brandeis University National Women’s Committee, NY
Visual Art Center, “Artists Talk on Art,” NY
1977 Albany State University, Albany, NY
1976 Kent State University, Kent, OH
Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
Smith College, Northampton, MA
1975 Monson William Proctor Museum, Utica, NY
1974 Cornell University Art Department, Ithaca, NY
Yale University Art Department, New Haven, CT
1973 Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Cambridge Art Center, Cambridge, MA
1972 M.I.T. Advanced School of Contemporary Art, with Georges Kappish, Cambridge, MA
Bennington College, Bennington, VT
1971 Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT
Wyndham College, Wyndham, VT
1968 Rye Art Center, Rye, NY


2016 Looking at Chuck Close, Drawings by David Stoltz.
2007 “The Swiss” 100 Drawings for Animation and Book Project, Basil, Switzerland
2006 Renee Rey, “A Ride On Carousel” SoBe  Magazine, Miami, Florida
1990 Traffic Jam, illustrated children’s book with Author George Mendoza, Publisher Stuart Tabori
and Chang, NYC.
1985 St. Louis Museum of Art, Michael Shapiro, Curator 20th Century Art, St. Louis, MO

Selected Biography:

1996 Brooklyn Heights Press, April 18, by Henric Krogius

Los Angeles Times, The Children’s Bookshelf, July 29
Chicago Tribune, Just for Children, May 13
Parents Magazine, Best Kids’ Books of ’90, December
Associated Press, Books, July 23-25
Times Union, Albany, NY, Books, June 7
Wichita Eagle, Wichita, Kansas, Books, July 15
Indianapolis News, Just Published, May 19
The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Books, June 17
Child Magazine, Kids Critique, Books, July

1989 Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten, Denmark, May, by Al Christian, Juul Jessen
1988 Art News, Vasari Diary
1987 New York Daily News, Aug. 7, by Mel Findelstein
De Telegraaf, Amsterdam, by M. Van Dodewaard
1984 Cosmopolitan Magazine, “Creativity,” September
The New York Times, by Vivian Raynor, February
1983 Der Spiegal, February
The Art Economist, by Ken Friedman, May
1982 The New York Times, by Grace Glueck, October
The Collector Investor, By Michael Shapiro, Article by Clemet Greenberg, April
Art International, “New York Letter,” by Gene Baro, April
1981 Vogue Magazine, Dianne Sawyer
Art in America, by Regan Upshaw, December
Arts Magazine, by Robert Pincus Witten, October
The New York Times, by Grace Glueck, October
Baroques, by Catherine Millet, September
The Art Economist, by Kenneth Friedman, November
1980 Sculpture at Storm King, Abbeyville Press
Connaissance des Arts, March
Art Press, March
Diversion Magazine, by Peter Frank, April
1976 The New York Times, by John Russel, May
Associated Press, August
Art International, by Ingerbord Hoesterey, Summer
Village Voice, by David Bourdon, March
Soho weekly News, by John Perreault, March
1974 Portland Society of the Arts, Portland, Maine
1972 Berkshire Review, by Lane Faison, Fall-Winter
Village Voice, by John Perreault, October
Art News, by Bruce Boice, December
Art International, April
Art Forum, April
The New York Times, by David Shirey, January
1970 The Boston Globe, August
1966 New York Journal American, by Emily Genauer, November

Film Documentaries and Interviews:




On the Waterfront: Sculptor David Stoltz

“David Stoltz: The Circus of Life” Common Sense TV with Fabrizio Ciancio Miami Florida and Italy

“Visionary Artists”, Vision:Miami Television, Miami, Florida

2003 Manhattan Tao of Art, Contemporary Artists of New York City
1999 RAI Italian National Television live show “Carousel”, NYC, and Italy
1991 Diana Marford Show, NYC, ½-hour cable TV program, 1/23
1982 CBS Cable TV, “Style,” narrated by Andrew Smith, NYC
1980 France Culture Radio Interview “Nuits Magnifiques,” Paris, France
1979 Rome Academy of Film Documentary, “Woodstock: Ten Years After,” Rome, Milan, New York.
1976 Video Tape Educational Television, Kent-Blossom, Kent State University, Kent, OH