Martin has lived in Maine since the late 1970's. He studied literature, writing and art at Windham College in Vermont as well as further study at the San Francisco Art Institute and the Portland School of Art (Maine College of Art.) He has shown at galleries in both Maine and Connecticut.
"I work with a variety of materials; some found, some left-over scraps from various construction projects. Each piece of individual material holds its' own intrinsic interest and beauty that many times needs little embellishment."