Martin is an Ashbourne based contemporary artist with a studio at Haarlem Artspace in Wirksworth. He has an MA with distinction. Through his paintings, he reflects on his life as a person living with depression, those around him and his place in the world. His work explores isolation, belonging, identity, divide, empathy and love.
His paintings have been used for album artwork for critically acclaimed bands such as LAU, The Little Unsaid, and Joan as a Police Woman. He’s been shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Artist award and the RBSA several times. There are collectors of his art worldwide including Claridges Hotel in London.
The Space Between Us series of paintings navigate the increasing divide in society and the emotional isolation it creates.