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Martin Eichinger

2516 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97202, U.S.A.
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Phone: 503-223-0626

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Art that becomes part of a conversation creates far more value than the aesthetic appreciation alone. I want my sculptures elevate our understanding as a people; to liberate our spirits or our aspirations.

Most people see me as a figurative sculptor. I see myself as a conceptual artist. It's the concept that connects my heart and soul to those who view it, or preferably, feel it.

My figures are dynamic, athletic and heroic. But the space in which they move is the invisible element that invites viewers to explore, imagine and identify with the story. 



Cloisters on the Platte, Stations of the Cross, multiple bronze sculptures, Sarpy County, Nebraska - 2018

Hariri Foundation, Bust of Rafik Hariri, Former Prime Minister of Lebanon, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. - 2017

Scottish Rite Masonic Temple, Bust of Jim Taylor, SGIG Emeritus, Portland, OR - 2015

Scottish Rite Masonic Temple, Bust of Gary Kuney, SGIG, Portland, OR - 2015

Lisa Doell Memorial, Relief sculpture, highly publicized hit-and-run victim, Lake Oswego, OR - 1997

Portrait bust and high-relief sculpture - Ronald Reagan, 1995, 1996

Sculpture - 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army, 50th anniversary, 1993

Relief sculpture - Spain ‘92 Columbus Commemorative, 1991


Public Sculptures

Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Performance in Art, temporary installation, Tampa, FL-2015-2017

City of Lake Oswego, Dance of Yes & No - 9'h - cast bronze, Lake Oswego, OR

City of Wilsonville, Whirlwind - 54"h x 84"w - cast bronze, Wilsonville, OR

City of Lansing, The Windlord - 16'h x 12’w x 12’d - cast bronze, Lansing, MI

Michigan School for the Blind, Aqueous - 16'h x 12’w x 12’d - tactile sculpture, Lansing, MI


Professional Affiliations

Elected Fellow, National Sculpture Society

Elected Living Master, Art Resource Center

Founding Member, Pacific Northwest Sculptors

Member, International Sculpture Center

Member, Allied Artists of America


Grants and Awards

Finalist, Art Renewal Center, 12th International ARC Salon, Sculpture - 2016

Best in Show, Bronze, Sioux Falls SculptureWalk, Sioux Fall, SD - 2013

Honorable Mention in Bronze, “To Love Is To Be”, CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour, Mankato, MN - 2012

Featured Artist, Best of America, Sculpture Artists Volume II - 2009-2010

Honorable Mention, Art Renewal Center, International ARC Salon - 2008/2009

First Place, Sculpture, Art Renewal Center, International ARC Salon - 2007

C. Percival Dietsch Award, Sculpture in the Round, National Sculpture Society - 2003

Recipient, Grant to create interactive puppets, National Endowment for the Arts - 1982

Kellogg Fellowship, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA. Study of the relationship between science and art under Frank Oppenheimer - 1981



Michigan State University, Advanced Masters study in sculpture - 1973-1975

Ferris State University, Bachelors of Science - Business, Advertising Major – 1971

Ferris State University, Associate Degree - Commercial Design – 1969


Major Collections, Museum Projects

Vijay Mallya, United Breweries of America

Arlene Wright

Barry Romeril

William & Christina Johnston

Darrell & Loren Dixon

Bob Hope

John Gray, Ph.D.

Six Foot Two Corporation

International Visual Corporation

Burlen Corporation

South Carolina State Museum

Discovery Place, North Carolina

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), Portland OR

Joe Ricketts