David Horowitz / Judith Marchand - Environmental Fine Art Collaborative
David Horowitz’s Experience / Background Summary:
David’s diverse, unique background in materials, techniques, processes, and disciplines ranges from: restoring and conserving historic architectural ornamental plaster; wood carving; mural painting; gilding; decorative painting and finishing; showing as a gallery artist at Gale-Martin Fine Art Gallery (Chelsea NYC, 2002-2003); presiding as artist-in-residence, materials expert, and architectural designer for Rockwell Group, an international architectural firm in NYC (2005-2007); and creating permanent public art installations in private and corporate collections (1995-present). David was also owner / director of Terra Firma Studio, a fine art contracting company in NYC (1993–2005), and is currently owner / director of DPH Studios Inc., a design-build art and furniture studio in Ottsville PA (2007-present).
Permanent Environmental Art Installations:
**2001 : 95 Morton St., NYC Lobby
“Urban Fossil Wall” (40’ X 14’):
50 Plaster castings of historic NYC manhole covers pigmented with found aggregates and embedded with found objects from the streets of NYC (glass, sand, tar, plastics, money, rusted metal, & other “human residue”).
2006 : Riverhouse, Battery Park NYC
“Tree Carvings 1-4”:
2 Maple trees (9’), 1 cherry tree (9’), and 1 poplar tree (12’) carved into organic shapes for public sculptural seating elements.
2007 : Ink 48 Hotel / Print Restaurant, NYC Lobby
“Walnut Wave” (80’ X 7’): 3-sided ceiling soffit installation in entryway, sculpted from organic carvings of 4 walnut trees kept in sequence and installed on edge
“Mosaic Art Wall” (6’ X 19’): walnut and oak installation using woodshop off-cut.
2009 – Present : Natirar / Ninety Acres (farm to table restaurant, spa, private club and event space), Peapack -Gladstone NJ
Carved sycamore tree sculpture (8’), Carved ash tree sculpture (21’), Floor to ceiling carved walnut sculptural screen wall dividing restaurant from reception area (12’ X 18’), 2 walnut and oak mosaic wall installations (3’ X 8’).
**2015 : Starbucks Public Seating Area, 25 Union Square West, NYC (selected / commissioned by Starbucks to represent NYC Artists)
“Urban Fossil II” (15’ X 8’ wall): Created with plaster castings of historic NYC manhole covers which were embedded with found objects and aggregates from the streets of NYC (glass, sand, tar, plastics, money, rusted metal, & other “human residue”). The castings were installed to create a map / grid which depicts a birds-eye view of Union Square and the surrounding Flat Iron neighborhood.
**2016 : Current/Elliott Flagship Fashion Boutique, Fillmore St., San Francisco CA
500 square feet of plaster and cement custom-cast tiles installed as sculptural walls featured throughout the retail space
2018 – Present : Candid Studio, Retail locations throughout the U.S.
“Featured Logo Art Walls”: integral tinted plaster fresco (Rothko style), installed in high end boutique shops across the U.S. including Hollywood, Boston, NYC, Atlanta & Austin TX
Judith Marchand Experience / Background Summary:
Transitioning from music and dance to the visual arts was a natural progression for Judith. David and Judith have been collaborating since 2016. Since then, they have produced numerous commercial commissions together including: 10 plaster fresco murals for Joie Clothing Boutique, which are installed in retail stores across the country (from Madison Avenue NYC to Santa Monica CA), as well as a 250 square foot Urban Fossil installation for Current/Elliott Flagship Fashion Boutique on Fillmore Street in San Francisco.
Modern Fossils Collaborative - Environmental Fine Art Resume:
March 2018 - Solo Show: “Modern Fossils”, Peggy Lewis Gallery (Lambertville, NJ)
June 2018 – Group Show: Hunterdon County Library Outdoor Art Show - Awarded Honorable Mention (Flemington, NJ)
September 2108 - The New Hope Juried Art Festival (New Hope, PA)
October 2018 - Flemington Fine Art Juried Show (Flemington, NJ)
November – December 2018 - Arts Council of Princeton Juried Show (Princeton, NJ).
January - February 2019 – Solo Show: “Message in a Fossil”, Bridge Street House Gallery
February – May 2019 – Group Show: “This Fragile Earth, Our Island Home”, Nails in the Wall Gallery
(Metuchen, NJ) – Guest Lecturer
March – April 2019 – Group Show: “Photography, Sculpture, and Fine Arts”, Rowayton Arts Center
(Rowaytown, CT) – Awarded 3rd Place
March – April 2019 – Group Show: “GO FISH”, Adams State University’s Cloyde Snook Gallery
April 2019 - Group Show: "Upstream", Cross Pollination Gallery (Lambertville, NJ)
April 2019 – Group Show: “Drawn From Nature”, John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove (Audubon, PA)
April - May 2019 - Group Show: "Art and Earth Exhibit", Berkeley Art Works (Martinsburg, W.Virginia)
May 2019 – The Hunterdon County Art Tour (Frenchtown, NJ)
May 2019 – Downtown Bethlehem Juried Fine Art and Craft Show (Bethlehem, PA)
May 2019 – Woodstock-New Paltz Juried Art and Crafts Fair, Spring (New Paltz, NY)
June 2019 – Rhinebeck Juried Crafts Festival (Rhinebeck, NY)
July 2019 – The Berkshires Juried Arts Festival (Great Barrington, MA)
July 2019 – Foundation Juried Art Festival (Long Beach Island, NJ)
August 2019 - Woodstock-New Paltz Juried Art and Crafts Fair, Fall (New Paltz, NY)
October 2019 – Bordentown’s 30th Annual Cranberry Festival (Bordentown, NJ)