Education

1996    M.F.A., Printmaking and Drawing , The Ohio State University

1996   Cortona, Italy Program,  The University of Georgia

1993    B.F.A., Printmaking and Drawing, Texas Tech University

 

Recent Awards and Honors

2016

Recognition Award, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts; PSNB MASTER PRINTMAKERS INVITATIONAL, East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI

Juror’s Award, STANDOUT PRINTS; Juror: Elizabeth Wyckoff, Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the St. Louis Museum of Art

Chucki Bradbury Purchase Award, DELTA NATIONAL SMALL PRINTS EXHIBITION, Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR. Juror: Dennis Michael Jon, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Minneapolis Institute of Art 

 

2014

Brackett-Krennerich Purchase Award, DELTA NATIONAL SMALL PRINTS EXHIBITION, Jonesboro, AR. Juror: Lyle Williams, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the McNay Art Museum (San Antonio)

Elected to serve as Treasurer of Southern Graphics International, an international professional organization of Printmakers

 

2013

Brackett-Krennerich Purchase Award, DELTA NATIONAL SMALL PRINTS EXHIBITION, Jonesboro, AR. Juror: Anne Coffin, Director, International Print Center, New York, NY

 

2011

McClain’s Materials Award, ATLANTA PRINT BIENNIAL, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA.  Juror:  Beth Grabowski, Professor of Printmaking, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

2010

Exhibition Merit Award, 8TH JANET TURNER NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, Juror: Ruth Weisberg, Dean of the Roski School of Fine Arts, Univ. of Southern California

Juror's Award, Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI

Honorable Mention, 2010 PACIFIC RIM INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL, University of  Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

2008

Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition. Juror: Elizabeth Hahn, Hahn Ross Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.

 

Recent Solo Exhibitions

2017

SOCIAL OBSERVATIONS: RECENT PRINTS BY MICHELLE MARTIN; Solo Exhibition at Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX (contracted)

 

2016

SOCIAL OBSERVATIONS: RECENT PRINTS BY MICHELLE MARTIN, Printmaking Gallery, The University of Georgia-Athens

MYSTORICAL CONSTRUCTIONS; solo exhibition at Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

2014

MICHELLE MARTIN: RECENT PRINTS AND DRAWINGS, Solo Exhibition, Sea Islands Center Gallery, University of South Carolina-Beaufort, Beaufort, SC

 

2009

RECENT PRINTS BY MICHELLE MARTIN, SPIVA Gallery, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO

MICHELLE MARTIN: RECENT WORK, Performing Arts Center Gallery, Tulsa, OK

 

2008

RECENT PRINTS AND DRAWINGS, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

MICHELLE MARTIN: RECENT OBSERVATIONS, I.A.O Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

Recent Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

IPCNY NEW PRINTS 2017/WINTER; International Print Center of New York, NY. Jurors: Noel W. Anderson (Professor of Printmaking at NYU), Anne Coffin (Director, International Print Center of New York), Caitlin Condell (Assistant Curator of Drawings, Prints and Graphic Design at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum), Lucia Hierro (Artist), Martin Nash and Francoise de Saint Phalle.

NORTHERN ILLINOIS PRINT TRIENNIAL; Invitational. Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

2017 DELTA NATIONAL SMALL PRINTS EXHIBITION, Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR. Juror: Ann Prentice Wagner, Curator of Drawings at the Arkansas Arts Center

 

2016

MASTER PRINTMAKERS INVITATIONAL; exhibited in conjunction with the Pacific States Biennial National Symposium at the University of Hawaii-Hilo; East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI

FRESH; invitational exhibition at Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA

STANDOUT PRINTS 2016; national juried exhibition at Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN. Juror: Elizabeth Wyckoff, Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the St. Louis Museum of Art

 2016 DELTA NATIONAL SMALL PRINTS EXHIBITION, Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR. Juror: Dennis Michael Jon, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

THE NEW SOUTH, national juried works on paper exhibition; Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA. Jurors: Dale Clifford, Associate Dean of Savannah College of Art and Design; Yu-Kai Lin, Director of Kai Lin Art; Jason Kofke, Printmaker

WONDROUS TRANSFORMATION AND PECULIAR NOURISHMENT: CELEBRATING THE ENGRAVINGS OF MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN, will be exhibited during the SGCI conference in Portland, Oregon. Curated by Ruthann Godollei, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Art at McCalester College (St. Paul, MN) and Emily Arthur, Assistant Professor of Art at University of Wisconsin-Madison

VISUAL ELEGY (the bell hooks project), Invitational exhibition curated by Nicole Hand, Professor of Printmaking at Murray State University in Murray, KY. Will be exhibited at the following venues in 2016: Murray Art Guild, Murray, KY;  Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY; Studio 103B, Berea, KY; MAPC Conference in New Albany, IN

IMPRESSION; Invitational exhibition organized by Landon Schmidt, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

RE-RIDING HISTORY: FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE MATANZAS BAY, curated by: Emily Arthur, Associate Professor of Art at the University of North Florida; Marwin Begaye, Associate Professor of Art at the University of Oklahoma; John Hitchcock, Professor of  Art at The University of Wisconsin-Madison. Will be exhibited at the following venues in 2016:  All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN;   University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton, OK; Kenosha Museum System, Kenosha, WI

 

2015

2015 ATLANTA PRINT BIENNIAL (national juried exhibition), Kai Lin Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA. Juror: Art Werger, Professor of Printmaking, Ohio University

2015 PACIFIC RIM INTERNATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, Chambers 241 Gallery, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

BOSTON PRINTMAKERS 2015 NORTH AMERICAN PRINT BIENNIAL, Lunder Arts Center, Lesley University College of Arts and Design, Cambridge, MA. Juror: Willie Cole, Artist

TUCSON NATIONAL PRINT INVITATIONAL, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ. Curated by Kathryn Polk (Printmaker) and Andrew Polk, Professor of Printmaking and head of Printmaking at University of Arizona

35TH BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION, Heuser Art Gallery at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Juror: Beth Grabowski, Zachary Taylor Smith Distinguished Professor of Art, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

ART NOW, Curated by Julia Kirt, Director of Oklahomans for the Arts and John Seward, Artist; Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma City (6 works)

BUBBLE UP! Curated by Karla Hackenmiller, Professor of Printmaking at Ohio University-Athens; Exhibited at The Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxville, TN

SECRETS X, Curated by Sophie Knee, Printmaker and Instructor of Art at Columbus College of Art and Design; exhibited at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF GRAPHIC ARTS; traveling exhibit that will be shown in conjunction with the Triennial of Graphic Art in Bulgaria; Curated by Henry Klein, Director and Founder of Kleinprint Gallery.  Exhibited in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

RE-RIDING HISTORY: FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE MATANZAS BAY, curated by: Emily  Arthur, Associate Professor of Art at the University of North Florida; Marwin Begaye,  Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Oklahoma; John Hitchcock, Professor of Art at The University of Wisconsin-Madison. Will be exhibited at the following venues in 2015:  Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL;   Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit, WI;  A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina, Pembroke, NC

 

2014

NEW HARMONY BICENTENNIAL PRINT INVITATIONAL, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art at University of Southern Indiana; curated by Brett Anderson, Asst. Professor of Art at University of Southern Indiana and Garry Holstein, Director of the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art