Martine MacDonald is an award winning artist producing works in a variety of media and subject content, ranging from landscape oil painting to colored pencil drawings to the construction of 3-dimensional mixed media work. Consistent to all the work is an emphasis on process and attention to detail.
Martine also has considerable experience as a teacher, lecturer, exhibition curator and freelance writer. Martine spent close to ten years working and assisting other artists in the area of arts administration before returning to her own studio practice.
Martine has organized and coordinated community based projects such as Resurrected Voice: The Eloise Project, an all media fine and performing arts exhibit, in which Martine co-curated, focusing on the 7000+ individuals buried in unmarked graves in an abandoned field in Westland, Michigan.
A graduate of Wayne State University, with a BS in Education and a MA in Studio Art, her drawings and paintings can be found in galleries, exhibitions, and in private and corporate collections. In December 2008, Martine represented Congressional District 15 as an artist-contributor for the Holiday ornament for the White House Christmas tree. Martine currently serves as Adjunct Faculty, Arts and Humanities at Wayne County Community College, District. She maintains a studio in Wyandotte, and is represented by River's Edge Gallery, also in Wyandotte.
WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT 2008 A RED, WHITE, & BLUE CHRISTMAS!
Commissioned and designed for the 2008 White House Christmas Tree representing the Michigan 15th District.
All images (c) Martine MacDonald 2010. Photographs of artwork by Martine MacDonald or Eric Law "Shoot My Art", unless otherwise noted.