b. Boston 1961
Lives and works in Sky Valley, CA
 

Education
1992 BFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1992 BS, Master of Arts in Teaching, Art Education, Tufts University, Medford, MA
1979 Foundation Program, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Solo Exhibitions
2018

Forthcoming: The Bath House, Art Market Provincetown (AMP Gallery), Provincetown, MA

2017
Portraits of Autism, Art Market Provincetown (AMP Gallery), Provincetown, MA

2015 
The Slabs: The Last Free Place in America, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 
Narrow Lands, Paintings by Deborah Martin with Poems by Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut
, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2013 
Narrow Lands,
 Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2012 
Back of Beyond,
 Paintings by Deborah Martin with Poems by Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011 
Wonder Valley,
 The Red Arrow Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA
Narrow Lands, Paintings by Deborah Martin with Prose Poems by Quintan Ana Wikswo, Patty DeLuca Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2010 
Home on the Strange: In Search of the Salton Sea, New work by Deborah Martin with collaborative works by Amy Sather Smith
& Juli Vizza,
 Deborah Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009 
America,
 Phyllis Stein Art, Los Angeles, CA

1999
Deborah Martin: Polaroids, The Driskel Gallery, Provincetown MA

1998
Pure: Photographic Work by Deborah Martin, The Driskel Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017

Portraiture an Exhibition, Curated by Shane Guffogg, (Forthcoming) Orange County Center of Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
Below Sea Level, Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
Desert Island, Curated by Epicenter Projects, Coachella Valley Art Center, Indio CA

2016
Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Featured Artist, Palm Desert, CA
The Salton Sea: Lost in Paradise, The Marks Art Center, College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA
Oculus Clamantis in Deserto: Splendor and Disaster in the California Outback, Curated by Peter Frank, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Special Exhibits, Palm Springs, CA
Open Desert, Curator/Producer Cristopher Cichocki, Annenberg Theatre, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2015
Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Cityscape Show V, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2014
Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
PAAM 100, Curated by Craig Bloodgood, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA
The Cityscape Show IV, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
CK Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

2013 
The Cityscape Show III
, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Orlowsky Freed Grant Foundation Recipients Exhibition, (Three-Person Exhibition), Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

2012 
The City Scape Show ll, Images of LA: Land and City,
 George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011
The School House Gallery, Provincetown, MA
In Process, Curated by Thinh Nguyen, Ann 330 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Valley of the Ancient Lake: Works Inspired by the Salton Sea, The Salton Sea History Museum, North Shore, CA
Threads, Curated by Peter Frank, The Factory Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Art House, Curated by Jacquie Israel, Pacific Palisades, CA

2010
The School House Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Refuge, Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
Flash Backs, Samuel Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2009 
Home, A video Installation by Mia Babalis and New Paintings by Deborah Martin
, Deborah Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
LA2OC Emphasis Extreme, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

2008
The Dale Youngman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Then and Now, The Regent Gallery, Los Angeles CA 

2006-2009
Spring Arts Collective Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997
Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown MA

1993
Abney Gallery, SoHo, NY
Inversions, The Gallery at The Piano Factory, Boston MA

1992
The Huntington Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
The Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA

Fine Art Fairs
2015
Art Silicon Valley, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013-2017
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, George Billis Gallery Palm Springs, CA
Art Palm Springs, George Billis Gallery Palm Springs, CA

2012-2013
Red Dot Fine Art Fair, George Billis Gallery, Miami, FL

2012
Boston International Fine Art Fair, Kobalt Gallery, Boston, MA

Selected Bibliography
2017

Brown, Susan Rand. Deborah Martin's Art Makes a New Connection, The Provincetown Banner July 27, 2017 pp. B9, B11
Desroches, Steve. A Complete Portrait, Provincetown Magazine, Volume 40 Issue #15 July 27, 2017 Cover, p 40
2016
Biller, Steven. Art Exhibition Speaks for The Salton Sea, Biller on Art, La Quinta Arts Foundation, March, 2016
Japenga, Ann. Deborah Martin Curates The Salton Sea, California Desert Art, March, 2016
De Crinis, Mona. Freedom to Make a Difference, ARTS+CULTURE, Palm Springs Life Magazine, Winter/Spring, 2016 pp. AC26, AC27

2015
Biller, Steven. Springtime Desert Expressionism, Biller on Art, Laquinta Arts Foundation October 5, 2015
De Crinis, Mona. In the Studio,  Freedom to Make a Difference, Palm Springs Life Magazine December, 2015 pp. 26, 27
Stevens, Anise. Deborah Martin's Newest Series Continues to illuminate the Uncanny in America's Outback, AEQAI Magazine, June, 2015
Local Artist's Redefined, The Standard Magazine, June, 2015

2014
Busa, Chris. Deborah Martin: Uncanny Luminosity, Provincetown Arts Magazine, Provincetown, MA 2014/15 Vol 29 pp. 75-77

2013
Brown, Susan Rand. A Hushed Reverence: Deborah Martin Shows Provincetown in Magical Light, The Provincetown Banner, July 18, 2013 p. 27
Busa, Chris. Art Talk, Interview with Artist Deborah Martin, WOMR (Podcast), Part 1 and 2, September 2013, Provincetown, MA
Biller, Steven. Palm Springs and the High Desert: It’s a Dry Heat, art ltd. Magazine, Los Angeles, CA pp. 12-16
Japenga, Ann. Deborah Martin and Contemporary Southwest Art at Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Art, History and Landscape of the California Desert, Palm Springs, CA

2012
Art Week LA, Deborah Martin, Back of Beyond, Los Angeles, CA
Art Week LA, Deborah Martin, Home on the Strange: In Search of the Sea, Los Angeles, CA
Japenga, Ann. The New Sublime, Valley of the Ancient Lake: Work Inspired by the Salton Sea, Palm Springs Life Magazine, Palm Springs, CA pp. 22-25

2011
Dambrot, Shana Nys. Miscellaneous and Memorable Museums of Greater Los Angeles, Blue Canvas Magazine, Issue No. 09, Blue Canvas Inc. Los Angeles, CA
Amor Fati Los Angeles Art & Literary Magazine, Featured Artist, Origins Issue 4, Los Angeles, CA
Frank, Peter. Fabrik Magazine, Artist Spotlight, Issue No 11, Los Angeles, CA p. 70
Frenz, Leslie. America the Surreal: Deborah Martin, Artsy Forager, October 17, 2011

2010
Dambrot, Shana Nys. Editorial, Deborah Martin: Home on the Strange in Search of the Salton Sea, Los Angeles, CA
Blue Canvas Magazine, Issue No 3, Blue Canvas Inc., Featured Artist, January, 2010, Los Angeles, CA, pp. 90-91

2009 
LA 2OC Emphasis: Extreme,
 Catalogue, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
New American Paintings Magazine, Issue No 85, Open Studios Press, Juried by Dominic Molon, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL. pp. 84-87
Dambrot, Shana Nys. Home, A Video Installation by Mia Babalis and New Paintings by Deborah Martin, Flavorpill, July 2009, Los Angeles, CA
N.N. Nouveau Pitch, Deborah Martin Gallery, Angeleno Magazine, July, 2009, Los Angeles, CA
Road Trip, Light Leaks Magazine, Featured Photographer, Issue No 13, April 2009, p. 30
Youngman, Dale. Downtown LA Life Magazine, Featured Artist March 2009, Los Angeles, CA
Freidrek, Kristen. Downtown Art Walk, Flavorpill, February 12, 2009, Los Angeles, CA
Villefane, Andie. Artist Spot Light, Citizen LA, February 2009, Los Angeles, CA, p. 8

2008
Studio Visit Magazine, Juried by Carl Belz Director Emeritus of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, managing editor of Art New England Magazine
Polaroid, Light Leaks Magazine, Featured Photographer, Issue No 11, October 2008, p. 23
Scott, Anna. Downtown News, October 2007, Los Angeles, CA
St. Vibiana’s Cathedral, Ceiling Mural Restoration Project, Downtown News, November, 2005 Los Angeles, CA

1988
Hagar, Jennifer. Four Photographic Explorations Arrive at the School House, The Cape Codder, October 16, 1988 p.31
Through a woman’s eyes, The Cape Cod Times, October 22, 1988 p. 10

Grants
2011
Orlowsky Freed Foundation Grant, Sponsored in part by the Lilian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum.        

Publications
2015
Dunlap. David, Building Provincetown, The Town of Provincetown, Provincetown Historical Commission, First Edition June, 2015 pp. 149, 179, 192

Artist Books and Collaborative Projects
Forthcoming: 
Schildkraut, Nicky Sa-eun. Back of Beyond, Deborah Martin [Paintings] Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut [Prose Poems]
Los Angeles, CA

2010-2013
Catalysis Projects, Co-Founder, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Japenga, Ann. Catalogue, Valley of the Ancient Lake: Work Inspired by The Salton Sea, Los Angeles, CA 

2010
Smith, Amy Sather. Home on the Strange: In Search of the Salton Sea, Deborah Martin [Polaroid’s and paintings] Amy Sather Smith [text], a Catalysis Projects Publication, Los Angeles, CA
Vizza, Juli. Movement on the Strange, Video, Salton Sea, CA

Curatorial

2017
Available to All, Co-Curator, Rough Play Projects, Joshua Tree, CA

2016  
The Salton Sea: Lost In Paradise, Curated by Deborah Martin, The Marks Art Center, College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA

2011  
Valley of the Ancient Lake: Works Inspired by the Salton Sea, Curated by Deborah Martin with Historical works by Jennie Kelly, Salton Sea History Museum, North Shore, CA

2009-2010
Deborah Martin Gallery, Founder, Director, Curator, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

2009
Re: Materialization, Curated by Deborah Martin and Shana Nys Dambrot, Deborah Martin Gallery, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

2006-2009
Spring Arts Collective Gallery, Co-Founder, Director, Curator, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Public Collections
The Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA
Stepping Forward Children's Counseling Center, Irvine, CA
Stepping Forward Children's Counseling Center, Chatham, NJ