Michelle M. Martin

Michelle Martin

Associate Professor of Art Freshman AdvisorGallery Director, Henry Zarrow Center for Art and EducationPhillips Hall 313
(918)631-2736
michelle-martin@utulsa.edu

Michelle Martin is an Associate Professor of Printmaking at The University of Tulsa, where she teaches all printmaking media at both undergraduate and graduate levels.  She received her BFA in 1993 from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and she went on to earn her M.F.A. in Printmaking at The Ohio State University in 1996. An active artist working in all print media and drawing, her work has been shown in over 100 national and international exhibitions since 1995, including venues in New Zealand, Venezuela, Iceland, Italy, Turkey and England. She has won numerous awards, including an Oklahoma Artist of Excellence Award in 2003, the 2007 Print Prize in the Bradley Print and Drawing Exhibition, and the Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship (Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition) in 2008. Her work is in several private, public and university collections, including the Kohler Library (Madison, Wisconsin), Muscarelle Museum of Art (The College of William and Mary), The Anchor Graphics print archives, The College of Notre Dame of Maryland permanent collection, Rutgers Center for the Innovative Paper, the Southwest Collection (Texas Tech University), and the Southern Graphics Council.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • M.F.A., The Ohio State University (1996) (Printmaking)
  • B.F.A. Texas Tech University (1993) (Printmaking/Art History)

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Printmaking (Lithography, Serigraphy, Intaglio, Relief, Monotype and Photomechanical processes) and Drawing

Previous Teaching Experience

  • 1994-96 TA Positions, The Ohio State University

Professional Affiliations

  • Southern Graphics Council
  • College Art Association
  • Boston Printmakers

Courses Taught at TU

  • First Year Experience/Visually Speaking (AS 1001)
  • Intro to Etching (Non-Majors) (ART 1023)
  • Drawing I (ART 1103)
  • Drawing II (ART 2023)
  • Printmaking I (ART 2123)
  • Advanced Drawing (ART 3053)
  • Printmaking Studio (ART 3063/4063)
  • Independent Study (ART 4991-6/7991-6)
  • Printmaking Studio (ART 6063-6/7063-6)
  • Research and Thesis (ART 7981-6)

Awards & Recognition

  • 2010 Exhibition Merit Award, 8TH JANET TURNER NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, Chico, CA
  • 2010 Juror's Award, Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Hilo
  • Honorable Mention, 2010 PACIFIC RIM INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 2008 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition.
  • 2007 Outstanding Achievement in Printmaking Award, 31ST BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
  • 2007 Excellence in Teaching Award, Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK.
  • 2005 Materials Award, THE BOSTON PRINTMAKERS NORTH AMERICAN PRINT EXHIBITION, Boston, MA
  • 2005 Juror’s Discretionary Award, LOS ANGELES PRINTMAKER’S 18TH NATIONAL EXHIBITION, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2003 Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition 2003 Artist Award of Excellence.
  • 2002 Frederick Werhle Memorial Prize, EXPRESSIONS OF WOMANHOOD Exhibition, St. Louis Art Guild, St. Louis, MO

Publications

  • RECENT PRINTS BY MICHELLE MARTIN - Solo Exhibition 2009
    SPIVA Gallery, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO
  • RECENT PRINTS AND DRAWINGS - Solo Exhibition
    Exhibition, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. 2008.
  • PACIFIC RIM INTERNATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION
    FASS Gallery, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey (Exhibited in conjunction with the Istanbul Biennale)
  • STATE OF PRINTMAKING IN AMERICA (EAST/WEST) 2011
    exhibited at the following venues: University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Nicholls State University,Thibodaux, LA, Rockford College, Rockford, IL; University of Colorado,Boulder, CO.
  • STATES OF THE STATE: A CONTEMPORARY SURVEY OF AMERICAN PRINTMAKING
    Exhibited during the Venice Biennale, Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici Comparati, University of Ca' Foscari, Venice, Italy
  • FREAK OF NATURE
    Switchback Gallery, Monash University Gippsland Campus, Caufield East, Victoria, Australia
  • CLEMSON NATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION
    Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, SC. Juror: Lynne Allen, Professor of Art and Director of the School of Visual Arts at Boston University.
  • THINK: BOSTON PRINTMAKERS MEMBERS EXHIBITION
    exhibited at Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama and New England College Art Gallery, Henniker, NH
  • THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: A HISTORY (vol.1)
    exhibited at the following venues:SGC, Washington University, St. Louis, MO; Wilson Hall Gallery, University of Alabama-Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; University of South Carolina-Beaufort, Beaufort, SC; Oxbow Press, Reno, NV
  • 2010 thINK: BOSTON PRINTMAKERS MEMBERS EXHIBITION
    Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA and Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa