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Percy Martin

SILVER SPRING, Maryland, United States
Artist (Printmaking)
Born 1943

Percy B. Martin (b.1943), currently resides in Silver Spring, MD. When he finished high school, he received a scholarship to the Corcoran School of Art where he studied for five years and received diplomas in advertising, design and printmaking. He was admitted to the Maryland Institute College of Art, but instead decided to teach young children in the Washington, DC area. He has taught at the New Thing Art and Architecture Center, the Duke Ellington School for the Arts and retired after 29 years at Sidwell Friends School. 

Martin is a printmaker and a mythmaker, who has created a mythological world, "the bush world," the native land of his invented characters, whose lives and rituals he portrays in his printmaking. His work has not only been seen in museums and galleries throughout the United States, but has also been exhibited in Africa, Eastern Europe and South America. For his artwork, he has received honors and awards, including grants from Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. His work is in the permanent collections of the National Collection of American Art, Katzen Museum at American University, the Washington Post and private collections. 


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