Walking in Nice by Martin Soldat Oil on canvas, 18" x 24", framed
graduated from the “Meisterschule für Mode, Textil, Grafik und Werbung, a
prominent art school in Hamburg, Germany, where he enrolled in Graphic
Design, Drawing, After
emigrating to Canada in 1968, he established himself as a freelance art
director and graphic designer. His connection with the music industry
led him to a busy career designing album covers. Winning
various awards, he continued to build his business and served a wide
variety of clients including record companies, real estate firms and
passionate about painting, he started with acrylics, producing
paintings of all genres from pop to abstract to representational. Later,
experiencing cottage life on Georgian Bay, he changed to oil and oil pastels spending summer weekends painting ‘plein air’ from his boat. A wonderful learning experience.
Soldat is a current member of Arts on Main Gallery and former member of the Beach Guild of Fine Art in Toronto. He has showed work in numerous solo, group and juried shows in Toronto and Prince
Edward County. To date over a hundred of his paintings have found their way into private collections.