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EDUCATION
2001 MFA, University of California, Davis.  
1998 BFA, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR 

SELECTED SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014 Pattern, Shape, Color, JAY JAY, Sacramento, CA 

2014 PAINTINGSFORNOW!, Texas State University, San Marcos.  Art Gallery.  

2012 Richard Martinez, Dynamic Convergence, Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

2010 NEW, Richard Martinez, Darke Gallery, Houston, TX

2010 Paintings For A White Room, new work by Richard Martinez, REM Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2009 Richard Martinez, RADIANT, Darke Gallery, Houston, TX  

2008 Contemporary Abstract, Harvey, Martinez, Squaglia, University Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA  

2008 TROPIC, work by Richard Martinez, Mary Stuart Rogers Gallery, Willamette University, Salem, OR

2008 Hybrid Vistas, C-Art Studio, San Antonio, TX.

2007 New Paintings, JAY JAY, Sacramento, CA 
2006 Richard Martinez, REM Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
2006 Ultratone, Southern Space Project, San Antonio, TX. 

2005 Richard Martinez, New Paintings, REM Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
2005 Richard Martinez & Jim Woodson, The Gallery at UTA, Arlington, TX. Curated by Benito Huerta

2005 Richard Martinez, New Work, JAY JAY, Sacramento, CA

2005 Richard Martinez, Artists Looking at Art, Exhibit/Lecture, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

2005 Richard Martinez, Work on Paper, Thorndike Gallery, Center for the Visual Arts, Ashland, OR
2004 New Painters in San Antonio, Ricky Armendariz & Richard Martinez, Rrose Amarillo Gallery, San Antonio, TX.

2003 New Work, Richard Martinez, Butters Gallery Ltd., Portland, OR

2003 Strange Pleasures, Davis and Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR
2002 Richard Martinez, New Paintings, Thorndike Gallery, Center for the Visual Arts, Ashland, OR


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 Texas National 2013, Cole Art Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, 
                Juror Peter Selz

2013 Northwest Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

2013 Diverse Strategies, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR.  Curated by Andries Fourie

2012 SMALL WONDERS, a national juried exhibition.  Maryland Federation Of Art, Annapolis, MD Juror: Laura Amussen, Director of Exhibitions and Art Collection Coordinator for Goucher College, Baltimore MD, and faculty at Towson University.

2012 Back Room, JAY JAY, Sacramento, CA

2011 New American Paintings, Vol. 96, Western Juried In-Print Exhibition, Juror Cassandra Coblentz, Associate Curator, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

2011 If You Didn’t See The Texas Biennial, DARKE Gallery, Houston, TX

2011 Lucky Thirteen, MKG Art, Houston, TX

2011 Texas Biennial 2011, 816 Congress, Austin, TX.  Curated by Virginia Rutledge.

2011 Shortlist, Hunting Art Prize, Friedkin Corporate Campus, Houston, TX.

2011 Artists in Academics, Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX.  Curated by Ken Little.

2011 Now and Then, JAY JAY Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2011 Magnetic Fields, Barbara Kreft, Richard Martinez, Kim Cadmus Owens, and Dan Sutherland.  Curated by Connie Lowe.  Southwest School of Art & Craft, San Antonio, TX.  

2010 San Francisco Fine Art Fair, JAY JAY Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009 Green, DARKE | gallery, Houston, TX

2009 Arthouston Introductions, DARKE | gallery, Houston, TX

2009 Gallery Artists, JAYJAY, Sacramento, CA

2008 The Fine Art of Drawing, Museum of Fine Arts, FSU, Tallahassee, FL   Catalog

2008 Expansion, Fresh Paint Art, Culver City, CA

2008 Field of Color; Seven Contemporary Artists, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX.  Catalog

2007 Common Threads, Fresh Paint Art, Culver City, CA

2007 Flow Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL

2007 Expo 2007, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX.
 
2007 Visual Directions, New Texas Talent, Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, TX.

2006 New American Paintings, Vol. 66, National juried in-print exhibition

2007 UTSA Mariachi Concert, Guadalupe Cultural Art Center, San Antonio, TX.

2006 Blurring the Line, UTSA Satellite Space, San Antonio, TX.

2005 Texas Biennial 2005, Camp Fig, Austin, TX. catalog

2005 New From the Stable, JAY JAY, Sacramento, CA

2005 San Antonio Painting 2005, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX.

2005 Hispanic Heritage Month Through the Arts, Las Palmas Wells Fargo, San Antonio, TX.

2005 Home in San Antone, New Braunfels Museum of Art & Music, New Braunfels, TX

2004 Arte Contemporaneo, Centro Cultural Aztlan, San Antonio, TX.  
2003 Oregon Biennial 2003, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

2003 Art from the Heart, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, CA

2002 Gallery Artists, Aguirre Gallery, San Mateo, CA

2001 Present/Tense, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, CA

2000 72nd Crocker-Kingsley Biennial, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA 

2000 The Minds Eye, Memorial Union Gallery, University of California, Davis. 
 
2000 The Fortune Cookie Show, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA  

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2012 – current
Assistant Professor of Art, Whitman College, Art Department, Walla Walla, WA

2010 - 2012
Associate Professor of Art, University of Texas, at San Antonio, Department of Art & Art History

2004 -2010
Assistant Professor of Art, University of Texas, at San Antonio, Department of Art & Art History

2001- 2004
Adjunct Faculty, Southern Oregon University, Art Department, Ashland

GRANTS, AWARDS & HONORS
2013 Recipient, Artist Trust Fellowship, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

2013 Honorable Mention, Texas National 2013, Cole Art Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, Juror Peter Selz

2011 Shortlist, Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX.  Jurors: Rachael Blackburn Cozad, Director, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri; Carol Damian, Director, Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami; and Julien Robson, Curator of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia.

2010 Nominated, Texas Prize, Arthouse, Austin, TX

2007 2nd Place Award, EXPO 2007, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX.

2007 Finalist, San Antonio Artist Foundation Grant, San Antonio, TX.

2006 Nominated, Texas Prize, Arthouse, Austin, TX.

2005 Shortlist for ArtPace, International Artists Residency.  San Antonio, TX.

2005 Juror’s Award, Texas Biennial, Austin, TX. 

2003 Juror’s Award, Oregon Biennial 2003, Portland Art Museum. 

1999 University Grant, University of California, Davis.

1999 Teaching Fellowship, Teaching Assistantship, University of California, Davis. Department of Art & Art History.

2000 Merit Award, 72nd Crocker-Kingsley Biennial.  Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, OR

Museum Tower, Dallas, TX

University of Texas at San Antonio

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2012 Studio Visit with Bonnie Laing-Malcomson, The Arlene & Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art, Portland Art Museum, and 15 Members of the Northwest Art Council.

2012 Visiting Artist; Evolution of Work-2000 to 2012.  Southern Oregon University, Art Department.

2009 Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

2008 Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi

2007 TCU, Department of Art, Fort Worth, Texas

2005 University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

2005 Artists Looking at Art, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

CATALOGUES
2012 Dynamic Convergence: Richard Martinez.  Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.

2011 Texas Biennial 2011, 816 Congress, Austin, TX.  Curated by Virginia Rutledge.

2011 Magnetic Fields, Barbara Kreft, Richard Martinez, Kim Cadmus Owens, and Dan Sutherland.  Curated by Connie Lowe.  Southwest School of Art & Craft, San Antonio, TX.  

2008 Field of Color, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi

2005 Richard Martinez & Jim Woodson, The Gallery at UTA, Arlington, TX. Curated by Benito Huerta

2005 Texas Biennial 2005, Camp Fig, Austin, TX.

2003 Oregon Biennial 2003, Portland Art Museum.

2000 72nd Crocker-Kingsley Biennial, Crocker Art Museum.  Sacramento, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2011 Sarah Fisch, “Texas Biennial at 816 Congress”, Glasstire, May 2011
2011 Robert Faires, “Miles and Miles of Canvas”, Austin Chronicle, April 2011
2011 Scott Andrews, “The Allure of Magnetic Fields”, SACurrent, May 2011
2011 Michael Swellender, “Paintings Draw You In, Disruptingly”, TPR Arts, March 2011
2011 Dan Goddard, “Contemporary Art Month Marches On”, Glasstire, March 2011
2008 Emilio Alberto/Elizabeth Reece, “Color as a launching pad”, Caller Times, October 2008
2008 Jennifer Herrera, "A Different Vista", San Antonio Current, July 2008
2007 Victoria Dalkey, “Rockin’ Rococo”, Sacramento Bee-Ticket, May 2007
2006 New American Paintings, Vol. 66, National juried in-print exhibition.  Juror, Ian Berry, Curator of the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery of Skidmore College
2006 Adam McCoy, “Blurring the Line”,  Fluent Collaborative, March 2006
2005 Rebecca S. Cohen, “Texas Biennial 2005, ARTLIES, Spring 2005.
2005 J.R. Compton, “The Texas Biennial”, Dallas Arts Revue, & Glass Tire, Spring 05
2005 Victoria Dalkey, “Polemical Plus Pensive”, Sacramento Bee-Ticket, 5/22.
2005 Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, “Brushed with greatness, Texas Biennial: 36 artists, 5 galleries, one blockbuster?”, Austin American-Statesman, 3/ 8.
2004 Dan R. Goddard, “From Western sunsets to Baroque influences”, San Antonio Express-News, August 11.
2004 Elaine Wolff, “To CAM or CAB”,  San Antonio Current, August 5, 2004.
2003 Bruce Guenther, “Oregon Biennial 2003” , catalogue.  Portland Art Museum.
2003 Ike Apodaca, “Richard Martinez, Artist, Feature Profile”.  Oye Tu.
2003 Bob Keefer, “Art of Small Things”, Eugene Register Guard.
2003 Jeff Jahn, “Critical i, Special Edition, 2003 Oregon Biennial”, The NW Drizzle.
2001 Victoria Dalkey, “Newcomers shine in summer shows,” Sacramento Bee.
2001 Spring Warren, “MFA Show at Richard Nelson Gallery,” Davis Enterprise.
2001 Lisa Tamiris Becker, “Seven, 2001,” Catalogue essay for Richard Nelson Gallery.
2000 Clair St. John, “Minds Eye at MU Gallery,” California Aggie.
1999 Anjali Asrani, “Artists explore concepts of copying in exhibit,” California Aggie.
1999 Sheryl Tuttle, “Race Gender, & Ethnicity in Art,”  Video taped studio interview.  Southern Oregon University Art History Department