WILLIAM SALTZMAN

 

 

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William Saltzman
William Saltzman

$100 Street Scene signed 1957 marker 19" x 12.5"

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

$475 Untitled signed 1958 watercolor 13.5" x 17"

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

$450 Pigment Interplay signed verso, 1988 oil on board 14.5" x 12"

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

SOLD City Skyline signed 1965 block print - Artist's Proof No. 2 16.5" x 23.5"

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

SOLD Yangtze River signed 1956 Two labels on back: Tweed Museum and Iowa Show oil on canvas 20" x 30"

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

SOLD Skyline signed 1965 block print 17" x 24"

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

SOLD Evening Calm signed 1965 block print (artist's proof) 17" x 24"

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

SOLD City Image signed 1966 block print 17" x 24"

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

SOLD New Orleans Street Scene signed 1955 oil on board 27" x 43"

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

SOLD Sunset signed, 1970 oil on canvas 34x40

William Saltzman
William Saltzman

SOLD bridge signed, 1960 oil on canvas 24x36

William Saltzman (1916-2006)

Painter, sculptor, muralist, designer and teacher William Saltzman's work can be found in numerous area public buildings and places of worship.  Using several types of materials, including stained glass, metal, wood, and paint, Saltzman designed and produced artwork for buildings such as The Temple of Aaron, St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Zion Temple, Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar, United Hospital, Mayo Clinic, and the University of Minnesota.

Born in Minneapolis, Saltzman is first noted for entering his work into Minnesota State Fair exhibitions beginning in 1936.  During WWII, Saltzman was a camouflage advisor for the US Government.  From 1948 to 1964, Saltzman was the Director of the Rochester Art Center, which served a small but growing arts community in southeastern Minnesota.  During this time he continued to be involved in several local and national exhibitions of his work.  During the 1970s his work was shown at the Suzanne Kohn Gallery.  Additionally, Saltzman continued a teaching career that started with a position in the Fairmont, Minnesota Public Schools and concluded with his retirement from the art faculty at Macalester College in 1985.

Along with the many commissions he completed for large spaces, Saltzman's work is part of the collections of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Walker Art Center, and the Joslyn Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.