Gabriel Martinez

Gabriel Martinez

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Born near an atomic blast crater in the New Mexico desert, Gabriel Martinez is an artist, writer, and performer living and working in Houston. He graduated with an MFA from Columbia University and attended the Whitney Independent Study Program before moving to Houston as a Museum of Fine Arts Core Fellow and artist-in-residence at Project Row Houses. His work has been exhibited at the Blaffer Art Museum, Artpace, the Houston Museum of African American Culture,The Holocaust Museum Houston, the Station Museum, and Rice University Media Center. He has performed at the Menil Collection, the Chinati Foundation, the Moody Center for the Arts, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Orange Show, and MECA. Martinez was a 2022 Robert and Stephanie Olmsted Fellow at MacDowell and was awarded the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant and a Robert Rauschenberg SEED Grant. Additionally, he has participated in artist residencies in Italy, Syria, New York, Houston, New Hampshire, Maine, Chicago, Omaha, and San Antonio.

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