David Nordahl is active/lives in New Mexico, Minnesota. David Nordahl is known for super real frontier-Indian genre painting.
Biography David Nordahl
A painter in realist and luminist styles of 19th-century western
frontier scenes, David Nordahl is especially interested in the culture
of the Apache Indians and their confrontations with the United States
military. He grew up as a farm boy in Minnesota, and by age 13
was earning money as an artist for his portraits of local townsfolk and
for religious drawings. He also did silkscreen posters.
Nordahl moved to Minneapolis where, with a friend, he established a
business of doing murals, wall coverings and fabrics. However, in
1973, he sold out to devote himself to his western easel painting
featuring Apaches. He and his wife, Lori, settled in
Steamboat Springs, Colorado. However, he bec
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