David George Marshall
David George Marshall is active/lives in New York, British Columbia / Canada. David Marshall is known for naive sculpture.
Biography David George Marshall
The artistic life of David George Marshall began when, during some idle time while working as a surveyor's assistant some thirty years ago, he scratched a face on a smooth riverbed stone. Marshall evolved the art form over the years and came to create not only intricate faces deeply carved in stone, but also full figures and scenes, such as a funeral scene complete with coffin, preacher, widow and a half dozen bystanders amid gravestones.
Born in Nassau County, New York, Marshall spent his childhood first in Virginia and then back in New York. He left school at sixteen and became a field hand. He has worked as a paperhanger, painter, mink farmer and in a factory. He also served in the Navy. Marshall carved figures from soft, water-shaped
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