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Very honored to have the Imagine Museum in St. Petersburg Florida Purchased 5 pieces of my work for there collection
Edward Martin is an award winning artist who has spent over 45 years developing his craft. A full time artist creating and selling at shows for over 20 years is part of the "Outsider Art" movement, completely self taught, without outside influences on his work.
Working in his self built glass studio and complete metal fabricating shop at his home in Springfield Illinois. Through the years he has perfected the art of beveling, fusing, three dimensional etching and glass staining as well as traditional glass work and now specializes in contemporary 3 dimensional works in glass and metal. Ed Martin's designs are totally created by drawing from the subconscious without any preconceived plans or drawings which truly makes all work one of a kind.
Always changing and innovating new designs has made Ed Martins work collected by clients all around the country, some with as many as 50 pieces in there collections.
Ed Martin has shown his work form Los Angeles to New York and has pieces in over 10 countries around the world.
Recently 5 pieces of Ed's work was purchased by the Imagine Museum in St. Petersburg Florida for there permanent collection.
He has participated in some of the top shows in the country and has won numerous awards over the past 20 years. He has also been featured on Illinios Stories on Springfield's local PBS station.
Ed's work is part of the permanent collection at the Imagine Museum in St. Petersburg Florida.
Illinois Stories Video
It is crucial to me to constantly challenge my mind and materials in order to create one of a kind pieces. To me art has to be an ever-changing journey that continually evolves into a new series of work that have their own undeniable style. I want my work to always take me in the direction of discovering new ports of the mind and produce beautifully balanced artwork that challenges the eye and draws people into my work.