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David Hostetler

December 27, 1926 - November 17, 2015

A wood carver and bronze sculptor of works capturing the female form, he was also a professor emeritus of Ohio University. His art career spans more than 61 years, progressing from folk images to stylized forms. In addition to the art and academic worlds, he explored farming, founding an art museum, drumming in a jazz band, and collecting Americana. His works appear in more than 25 museums and galleries, including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Milwaukee Museum and the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio. Pieces in public collections can be found from Nantucket and New Mexico to the Netherlands.

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Summertime Lady Maquette Bronze with brown crackle patina 27"

Summertime Lady Maquette
Bronze with brown crackle patina
27"

Renaissance Woman West African Zebra Wood 56.5x11.5x8

Renaissance Woman
West African Zebra Wood
56.5x11.5x8

Cycladic Goddess Head I South OH Cherry Wood 28.5x10.75

Cycladic Goddess Head I
South OH Cherry Wood
28.5x10.75

Burl Torso III Burlwood 35x13x12

Burl Torso III
Burlwood
35x13x12

Waiting Monoprint 33x25

Waiting
Monoprint
33x25

Sensual Woman Woodcut, Artist Proof 34.5x26.5

Sensual Woman
Woodcut, Artist Proof
34.5x26.5

The Crowd Wood Cut, Work Print 32.5x30.25

The Crowd
Wood Cut, Work Print
32.5x30.25

Water Dance Oil on Masonite 30x24

Water Dance
Oil on Masonite
30x24

Ikon Series Oil on Canvas  Various Sizes

Ikon Series
Oil on Canvas
Various Sizes

The Crowd VII  Oil on Masonite 17.5x40.5

The Crowd VII
Oil on Masonite
17.5x40.5