David Nittmann is a full time artist working in Boulder, Colorado. A professional for more than 35 years, he has been woodworking since childhood where he learned to love wood from his Grandfather, a builder of Adirondack Guide boats on Lake George, NY. Internationally recognized for his innovative ‘basket illusion’ series (turned wood burned and dyed to give the visual and tactile appearance of a woven form), David exhibits his work in galleries in LA and Santa Fe as well as the finest art shows including SOFA NY & Chicago, winning awards at the Smithsonian Show, American Craft Expo, and ‘Best of Show’ at Westchester. His work has been placed in several museums and found in private collections throughout the world.
“Wood consumes my Being I surround myself, big pieces, little pieces, chips, and dust Wood is magic, beautiful, playful, familiar and strange I cut through the bark to let the magic out.”