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Dave Venell is a native Arizonan. He was born in Phoenix
and currently lives in Mesa. Dave is married and has two
Dave was in the Air Force from 1985 to 1992, where he was a jet
engine technician. He served in Germany for 3 1/2 years and was
stationed back in Arizona until 1992. Dave also participated in
Desert Shield supporting the air tankers in Saudi Arabia. In 1991
Dave obtained his Airframe and Powerplant License.
Dave is a self-taught artist and loves working with his hands and
creating art. Dave also produces stunning gold and silver jewelry
designs. Dave uses his expertise in jewelry wax design to create
accessories for each sculpture, i.e., helmets, rifles, bayonets,
shield and swords.
Dave has a passion for history and events which have shaped our
world from past to present. As a military buff, Dave has spent
years researching and collecting militaria from WWII. He has spoken
to many veterans about their personal stories relating to their
miitary experiences. He pays special attention to historical
accuracy and detail in depicitng the proper uniforms and
Dave strives to create unique and dynamic sculptures that express a
snapshot in time.
Dave Venell Collection
39 x 12 x 10.5
Edition of 100