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(1976- )
American
Born: Sarasota, FL, United States

Working in a multitude of genres and media—for large-scale work or murals, Martin works mainly in acrylic and spray paint; on canvas, oil and charcoal. She has completed murals in Sao Paolo, Toronto, the Florida keys, San Francisco, and Southwest France. Mural and fine art clients include private residential work, and public and commercial ventures, including Fisher-Price, medical centers, restaurants, libraries and schools. A recent commissions at the Hauptmann Woodward Institute finds Martin meeting with scientists and painting art based on the shape and structure of cells and proteins related to cancer and diabetes research.

In 2007 she illustrated the award winning children’s book “The Scariest Dream Ever” and in 2017 will complete illustrating a children's book depicting the history of the Kenan Center, a former residential Victorian mansion in Lockport, NY (c. 1800s) which is now an arts, education and recreation non-profit.

She has shown around the world in solo and group shows; exhibitions include galleries in Toronto, Key West, Tribeca, and Southampton, NY and locally, the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Albright-Knox Collectors Gallery, Canisius College.

Traveling and painting throughout Europe, spending time in Barcelona and Catalan region. Most recently with family in Sao Paolo, Brazil exploring the Mata-Atlantica rain forests and Rio de Janeiro. She has a reverence for Spanish- and Latin American-influenced art and architecture, both primitive and contemporary.

redFISH Gallery is now located in a former creamery in East Aurora, NY. Over the years, it has morphed to function both as her studio, and as a creative incubator and ever evolving space for her and other artists.

“I’ve spent most of my youth and adult life in communal art environments,” reflected Martin. “I’m intrigued by and have had the opportunity to collaborate with those working in many artistic facets, painters, sculptors, writers, photographers, designers. Over the years this has been a great influence and spurred much insight into finding my own voice as an artist.”

Alixandra Martin has completed murals in Sao Paolo, Toronto, the Florida Keys, San Francisco, and Southwest France. Mural and fine art clients include private residential work, and public and commercial ventures, including Fisher-Price, medical centers, restaurants, libraries and schools.

She has shown around the world in solo and group shows; exhibitions include galleries in Toronto, Key West, Tribeca, and Southampton, NY and locally, the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Albright-Knox Collectors Gallery, Canisius College.

redFISH Gallery is now located in a former creamery in East Aurora, NY. Over the years, the ever-evolving space has morphed to function both as her studio, and as a creative incubator.

In 2007, she illustrated the award winning children’s book “The Scariest Dream Ever” and in 2017 will complete illustrating a children's book depicting the history of the Kenan Center, a former residential Victorian mansion in Lockport, NY (c. 1800s) which is now an arts, education and recreation non-profit.

A recent commission at the Hauptmann Woodward Institute finds Martin meeting with scientists and painting art based on the shape and structure of cells and proteins related to cancer and diabetes research.

Martin is comfortable in a multitude of genres and media—for large-scale pieces and murals, she uses mainly acrylic and spray paint; on canvas, she works in oil and charcoal.