23W SART Alumni Lecture: Olivia Leigh Martin '13

Tuesday, February 14, 5:00 - 6:00 PM. Loew Auditorium.

Olivia Leigh Martin is a Cleveland based painter born in New Orleans in 1990. She graduated from Dartmouth College in 2013 with a BA in Studio Art and English, after which she continued her studies as a fellow at Southern Methodist University where she earned her MFA in 2015. Her work focuses on physical and emotional relationships to the landscape, and the nostalgia these places can often evoke. Martin has shown her work across the country, including at Valley House Gallery in Dallas and Julia Martin Gallery in Nashville. A passionate teacher, she has taught a variety of subjects including drawing, painting, printmaking, and introduction to visual arts courses at Stevenson University, River Parishes Community College, and as a visiting professor at the SMU-in-Taos campus.