Bass Clef by David Zvanut

Bass Clef © 2001 by David Zvanut

David Zvanut is an artist and sculptor in Commerce, Texas. He has had solo and group exhibitions throughout the southwest, and his most recent commission was the 2000 Entry Portal for the NASPL National Convention in Dallas, Texas.

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The 2River View
5.3 (Spring 2001)


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