About the artist
Amanda Martinez (b 1988, Greenville, SC) Lives and works in Queens, NY. She received her BFA from Kansas City Art Institute in 2010. In 2015 Martinez had a solo exhibition Soft Power with Platform Gallery in Baltimore, MD. She has participated in recent group shows across the US including No Vacancy 3 curated by ALT+ESC in Brooklyn, NY; Surface Tension at E.TAY Gallery in New York, NY; N.A.D.A. New York Fair 2017 with yours mine & ours Gallery; Girl's Favorite at Fluorescent Gallery in Knoxville, TN, Transforming Milk into Milk curated by Derrick Velasquez at Redline Contemporary Art Center in Denver, CO; Murmur curated by John Zane Zappas at Left Field Gallery in San Luis Obispo, CA and Forms and Fictions at Satellite Art Fair in Miami, FL with Platform Gallery of Baltimore, MD. In addition, Martinez has been an artist-in-residence at The Wassaic Project Residency, Wassaic, NY; Starry Night Residency, Truth or Consequences, NM; and Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO. Martinez's work has received recent press in The New York Times, ArtFCity, Westword, Bmore Art and City Paper of Baltimore.