Category 'ABSTRACT'


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


Painting Rain

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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 […]


San Antonio, Texas Painting Trip

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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 […]


Newspaper article about Martha

November 2011 an article was written in the Austin, Texas Community Impact newspaper about me and my paintings.  


Newspaper article about one-woman show

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.


Historical Montage commission for hotel lobby

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 […]