Round Fruit - Oil and acrylic on canvas -  56 x 38 inches

America Martin

AMERICA MARTIN is an internationally represented Colombian-American fine artist based in Los Angeles. America is a painter and a sculptor. The magnetic pull of Martin’s work is authentic, generated by both her ability to express a unique gesture that speaks to a universal truth (thus, we recognize it instantly) and her exceptional skill at rendering that truth via the human form. She pulls from the stylistic lessons of the classics and its derivations in indigenous subject matter, while redefining what it is to combine abstract and indigenous motifs.

Martin’s art and personality encapsulates a sense of enthusiasm and hope. While born in the USA, the roots of America’s Colombian heritage deeply penetrate her work. People are Martin’s dominant subject. They are large in size, vivacious and accessible, and seem to burst out of the limits of each canvas or sculpture. Within this pulsating interplay of color, texture, line, and shapes, there is always America’s signature expression that identifies each work as an America Martin.

Born in Los Angeles, CA, 1980

EDUCATION
1990 – 1998 Apprenticeship with Vernon Wilson, professor of painting and drawing, Art Center
College of Design
1998 – 1999 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

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