Dave Archer Bio

Dave Archer, American (1941 - )

Dave Archer (born David Archer Nelson January 15, 1941) is a reverse glass painter and sculptor.For over four decades, world renowned artist and inventor of electric painting, Dave Archer, has painted space art on “reverse glass” using his one million volt hand-held “brush” to both energize and influence water-based painted clouds in each of his space pieces. Archer has been celebrated on hundreds of television shows, including ––– Eye To Eye With Connie Chung ––– Australia’s, Beyond 2000 ––– Discovery Channel's, The Next Step, ––– and worldwide TV documentary ––– World's of Wonder. Archer’s work was used on television’s ––– Star Trek® ––– to decorate the Starship Enterprise on ––– The Next Generation ––– as well as Star Trek® movies ––– Star Trek® VI - The Undiscovered Country, and ––– Star Trek® Generations. The artist enjoyed a full pictorial in Omni Magazine, and was featured in National Geographic Magazine, and on book covers for among others: authors ––– Isaac Asimov, Larry Niven and Jack Vance ––– as well as featured in the Sunday comics in King Features: Ripley's Believe It Or Not. Worldwide shows include: The De Young Museum, San Francisco ––– AT&T World Headquarters in New York City ––– and the Hayden Planetarium in Central Park ––– Panasonic World Headquarters, Japan ––– the World Science Fiction Show, Chicago ––– the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago ––– The Omniversum, The Hague ––– the Planetarium - Brussels, Belgium, and ––– Spacefest 2008 with Apollo astronauts: Dr. Buzz Aldrin - Gene Cernan - Rusty Schweickart - Bruce McCandless - Alan Bean - and Edgar Mitchell ––– Star Trek® - The Movie - 2009 –. Dave Archer contributed to comedian Steve Martin’s autobiography: Born Standing Up ––– Coyotel Road Show Tour of America - 12,000 Miles 2009 ––– Archer's work to be used in the upcoming Broadway play on the life of late friend, Janis Joplin (starring: Sophie B. Hawkins! - Opening in LA - October 2012) ––– The Coffee Table E-Book of Dave Archer (to be released 2012 (no date of release as yet) ––– Archer's work chosen by writer, Allen Dione, for his 12 book space opera, for both covers and inside displays


"Spectra Moon Meditation" by Dave Archer

Title: "Spectra Moon Meditation"

Medium: Unique on Glass

Unframed Size: 24" x 32"

Retail Price: $5,000.00

Asking Price: $1,400.00

“Earth Fantasy” Limited edition silk screen on glass by Dave Archer

Title: “Earth Fantasy”,

Medium: Unique on Glass

Unframed Size: 23 ¾” X 19 ¼”.

Framed Size: 23 ¾” X 19 ¼”.

Asking Price: $3,500.00 - Onwer will consider any reasonable offer - Framed

“Earth Journey” original unique by Dave Archer

Title: “Earth Journey”

Medium: Lacquer; Acrylic; Spectra-Foil; 22 K Gold Leaf and Alpha Jewels on glass

Unframed Size: 24” x 32”

Asking Price: $8,500.00 - Owner will consider any reasonable offer