The Kenan Center House Gallery, Lockport, will present an exhibit titled, “MARGARET M. MARTIN ~ A WATERCOLOR PERSPECTIVE,” opening Sunday, May 19, 2:00-5:00 p.m., and continuing through Friday, July 12. The exhibit is being curated by Beth Pedersen and Jerome Chesley.
Martin (1940-2012), a Buffalo native, was a highly accomplished watercolorist who maintained a studio on Elmwood Avenue until November of 2012. A graduate of Boston University, Martin began her career as a graphic designer and advertising art director before returning to Buffalo where she took up painting full time. Martin was a founding member of the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society, a signature member of the American Watercolor Society and Midwest Watercolor Society, among others.
Many of her works are included in corporate, public and private collections including in the Taiwan Art Institute Museum, and Universal Studios featured her work, "Urban Tapestry,” in the movie “Bruce Almighty.”