Roger Martin: From the Beginning at the 301 Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, August 1–September 8.
Roger Martin is one of the founding faculty of Montserrat College of Art, begun in 1970 as the Montserrat School of Visual Art. Teaching at the school for more than 20 years, Martin’s indelible spirit is recorded and present within the many students and colleagues that he taught and mentored during his career. The exhibition will feature Martin’s most recent paintings alongside works that illustrate his trajectory through a lifetime of creative work.
Born 1925, Martin is a graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Before he became a painter, Martin was an illustrator contributing to such publications as The New Yorker, The New York Times and Atlantic Monthly, among others. In addition to his Montserrat career, Martin has always been a prolific painter and writer. He is the author of several books on Rockport’s history and was the poet laureate of Rockport. Since retiring in 1989, he has continued to paint and draw inspired by the environment of Cape Ann.
August 1–September 8, 2012
301 Gallery | Montserrat College of Art Galleries | 301 Cabot St. Beverly, MA
Reception: August 1, 5–7pm
Reception: September 5, 5–7pm
Hours: Thursday–Saturday, 3–7pm
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