In this photo I am finishing my acrylic abstract painting Rain, 30″H x 40″W on gallery-wrap canvas, $400. It will be exhibited in Capitol Art Society’s new venue beginning April 30 – July 28, 2013 at Beauty Store Salon & Spa in northwest Austin. See the Exhibits page on my web site for more information about this […]
Welcome to my newly re-built Web Site and Blog! A huge thank you to my daughter Kate for building it and teaching me how to use it and get it launched! April 10 – 12, 2013 I enjoyed an inspirational painting trip with three art friends to San Antonio, Texas to paint the four historic […]
April 3, 2013 I spent a fun day with my son Andrew painting the bottles, patrons and bartender at Spike Hill Bar on the trendy Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, New York.
November 2011 an article was written in the Austin, Texas Community Impact newspaper about me and my paintings.
A newspaper article published in the Lake Travis View newspaper on October 13, 2011 highlighted the one-woman show of Martha’s colored pencil drawings at the Lakeway City Hall in Lakeway, Texas.
In September 2011 I demonstrated painting glassware on Yupo synthetic paper for Waterloo Watercolor Group members in Austin, Texas.
My still life paintings were featured in a one-woman show at the Lakeway, Texas City Hall. This is an article in the Lake Travis View newspaper on August 19, 2010.
On April 16, 2009 for the Highland Arts Guild in Marble Falls, Texas Martha demonstrated her technique of painting transparent glassware in a fluid watercolor style using acrylic paint on a hardboard surface coated with gesso and acrylic medium. This gives the look of transparent watercolor without the need for mat and glass or Plexiglas! Transparent […]
I was commissioned to research and paint a montage of the history of Seguin, Texas for the new Holiday Inn Express lobby in Seguin, Texas in November 2008. It is located at 2801 Jay Road, Seguin, Texas 78155. The focal point is Colonel Juan N. Seguin who helped lead Texas’s struggle for independence against Mexico. Seguin, Texas is rich […]
Two of Martha’s colored pencil drawings, Lemons and Lace, 12″ x 8″ and Potatoes, 10″ x 8 1/2″ were selected to be published in Rockport Publishers Inc. The Best of Colored Pencil, volume 1, copyright 1993, page 25.