Martin, Knox, NA 2002
Since the 1950s Knox Martin has been a prolific painter, exhibitor, and presence in the New York art world. He studied at the Art Students League and has taught at New York University; International School of Art in Monte Castillo de Vibio, Italy; Yale University Graduate School; and the Art Students League. Recent exhibitions include SHE, Sam and Adele Golden Gallery, New Berlin, New York; Knox Martin: Woman Black and White Paintings, Woodward Gallery, NY; numerous shows at Janos Gat Gallery, NY; the Charles Egan Gallery, NY; and at Fischbach Gallery, NY. Additionally, Martin has shown at Gallery Bonino, NY; Ingber Gallery, NY; Gallery G, Wichita, KS; Galerie Lahumière, Paris, France; and many other venues. His work is in museum, corporate and private collections throughout the US and Europe, including the Whitney Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Arts Club, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Art Institute of Chicago, Baltimore Museum of Art, Berkeley Art Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Denver Art Museum. Martin has been the recipient of the Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal, Artists’ Fellowship, Inc., an Esther and Adolph Gottlieb Grant; two Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grants; a CAPS Grant; the Desser Award, National Academy Museum; the J. Sanford Saltus Medal for Painting, National Academy Museum, the Kept Memorial Prize, National Academy Museum, a New York State Council on the Arts grant; a Longview Fellowship (3 purchase awards), and a National Endowment for the Arts Grant. He lives and works in New York City.