Commissioned Painting

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Commissioned Painting

When my art patron was a nine year old child, her mother’s friend had a vision about her walking ahead of Jesus in a field of white daisies. She was picking only the damaged flowers and handing them to Jesus. My art patron wished to have this vision, foretelling her future of healing through physical and massage […]


Juried and Win again in the Texas Watercolor Society!

I am pleased to be juried and win an award for a second year in a row in the Texas Watercolor Society’s 67th Annual National Exhibit! My 2014 trip to India was so visually inspirational. This year’s winner, Bangalore Street Scene, illustrates the congested city street near the KL Market. Color sparks through the neutrals in this painting […]


2015 Texas Watercolor Society’s 66th Annual National Exhibit

I am honored to have my watercolor painting Bangalore Bus Ride juried into this exhibit with artists from 22 states represented! Internationally renowned artist and instructor Steve Rogers was the juror and I was awarded the Dick Blick Award! This painting was inspired on my trip to India in 2014. April 13 – May 29, […]


Commissioned painting

Looking for a unique abstract painting that went with their decor, taste, and specific dimensions on their living room wall, an Austin couple commissioned me to paint this large 36″ high x 60″ wide acrylic painting on gallery-wrap canvas. They enjoyed seeing this painting progress at its different stages – viewing it in my studio, […]


Colored Pencil Demonstration & Workshop

February 12 & 14, 2014  Martha gave a demonstration and workshop in colored pencil drawing techniques for the Canyon Lake Arts Guild, Tye Preston Memorial Library, 16311 S. Access, Canyon Lake, Texas 78133.


Commissioned Painting for Horizon Bank Lobby

December 2013. Stop in to view my newest painting! Framed and installed in the lobby of the Horizon Bank in downtown Austin, Texas on the northwest corner of Congress Ave. and 6th Street is a commissioned 30″H x 44″W watercolor painting. The theme is the Capitol of Texas, located in Austin, surrounded by some of Austin’s classic live music […]


Martha’s painting in North Hills Gallery’s Permanent Collection

My watercolor painting Guadalajara Mariachis was purchased as an award by the North Hills Gallery in Austin, Texas in 2007. See this painting and the exhibit which includes the seven Artists of the Permanent Collection Aug. 1 through Sept. 2, 2013.


Painting on location at Zilker Botanical Garden

July 18, 2013 I spent a delightful morning painting on location at the Zilker Botanical Garden near downtown Austin, Texas. Above is the beginning of my acrylic painting of a gnarly rooted cypress tree with a Japanese pond in the background. In this photo above you can see my building of color. I like to glaze pigments on […]


Signing Murals in Tucson, Arizona

I traveled to Tucson, Arizona to sign seven surviving murals out of nineteen that I painted in the Tanque Verde Elementary School Library in 1992 and 1993. They were cut out of the wall board when the old school was demolished two years ago. On May 9, 2013 I met with Doug Price, the Tanque Verde […]


Wine Time Wins First Place

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My watercolor painting Wine Time wins First Place in Austin’s Waterloo Watercolor Group’s 35th Annual Spring Show! This exhibit runs April 22 – June 20, 2013. You are invited to the Reception Sunday, April 29, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00.  Please visit the Exhibits page for more information on this exhibit and location. Inspired by […]