faculty profile

Fred Martin
Professor Emeritus
Painting

My area of interest is art as a life path, and the objects one makes (whatever they are) as a record to the future of what we are today. For myself, that has been more than sixty years of painting and drawing, printmaking, writing and publishing.

Selected Exhibitions: 
  • Fred Martin, Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento CA, 2011 and 2009
  • Fred Martin, Gallery DeNovo, Sun Valley, Idaho, 2007
  • The Art of Fred Martin, A Retrospective, 1948-2003, Oakland Museum of California, 2003
Selected Publications: 
  • Lessons from the Masters, Green Gates Press, 2009
  • ”Thoughts About Old Age Style,” paper for symposium “Styles of Aging and Dying: Artistic Production in Late-Life,” at American Psychological Association, 2007
  • A Travel Book, Arion Press, 1976
Education: 
  • MA, University of California, Berkeley
  • Study with David Park, Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still at California School of Fine Arts (now SFAI)