Martin Cohen

Martin incorporates mixed media, including photographic cutouts and found objects, in his abstract expressionist oil paintings and paper pieces, to introduce a textural quality and to explore elements of popular culture. He received a BFA from SUNY Purchase and an MFA from Carnegie Mellon. He has had solo shows at Vivian Horan Fine Art, Cooper Union, and Gallery New World Stages, and a two-person exhibit at the corporate headquarters of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Solo and group shows at Fountain House Gallery include: Wishful, Sinful, Wicked You; Doors of Expression; Body Language; Collaged Realities; and We Are Not Alone. His corporate patrons include the Estée Lauder Companies Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, and Citi. Martin is a 2012 winner of the prestigious Wynn Newhouse Awards, a program that provides grants to artists of excellence who happen to have disabilities.

Red Ox Skull
Sketchbook Study 6
Slum Exhibition

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