Chris Martin (artist)

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Chris Martin (born 1954) is an American artist.[1] He makes colorful abstract paintings, often with elements of collage and text.[2]

He grew up in Washington, DC and works in Brooklyn, New York. He studied painting at Yale University but did not complete the course; in the 1990s he attended the School of Visual Arts and left with a degree in art therapy. He worked as an art therapist for fifteen years,[3] having first worked as a museum guard.[4]

Martin is one of several collectors including art therapist Barry Cohen to take interest in the work of New York painter Caroline Goe.[5]


  1. ^ ID: 500331549. Union List of Artist Names Online. The J. Paul Getty Trust. Accessed May 2018.
  2. ^ Roberta Smith, Karen Rosenberg (8 February 2008). Art in Review. The New York Times. Accessed May 2018.
  3. ^ Craig Olson (6 February 2008). Chris Martin with Craig Olson. The Brooklyn Rail. Accessed May 2018.
  4. ^ Princenthal, N. (October 2011). Wake Up Call Art in America
  5. ^ "White Columns - Exhibitions". Retrieved 2019-05-29.