Shantell Martin, a multifaceted artist known for her work across various disciplines, has achieved notable success in the realms of fine art, education, design, philosophy, and technology. Her journey includes collaborations with prestigious institutions such as MIT Media Lab, NYU Tisch ITP, and Columbia University’s Brown Institute, as well as choreographing for the Boston Ballet. Martin's art explores themes like intersectionality, identity, and play, and she has showcased her work in solo exhibitions at renowned galleries, including the 92Y Gallery in New York, Albright Knox Gallery, and the New Britain Museum of American Art. Her involvement in media and technology innovation, particularly at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, highlights her role in integrating visual art with storytelling and technology.
Shantell Martin's influence extends into fashion and design, collaborating with brands like Vitra, Max Mara, Tiffany & Co, and The North Face, which launched a collection featuring her designs. Her partnerships with celebrated figures such as Kendrick Lamar and Kelly Wearstler further underscore her impact in the art world. Martin's accolades include the Central Saint Martin's/UAL Honorary Award, the 92Y Extraordinary Women Award, and the Shorty Award for Best in Art, among others. Renowned for her distinctive style and meditative approach to art, Martin is not only a creator but also a mentor, teaching others to find their unique artistic paths and advocating for the benefits of creativity in enhancing mental health and personal growth.
For more details on all her awards and accolades, click here for her formal CV.
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We are delighted to announce that Shantell Martin is preparing to unveil her latest solo show, Intimate Whispers.
This unique exhibition delves into the intimate conversations one has with one's inner self, exploring the dialogues between one's past, present, and future selves. "Intimate Whispers" beautifully encapsulates the thoughts and ideas we share with ourselves, the dreams we contemplate, and the quiet moments of introspection that shape our lives. Through her art, Shantell Martin invites visitors to delve deep into these personal and introspective conversations, creating a profound and thought-provoking experience for all who attend.
Opening Night: Thursday, February 29th, 7-10 PM
Location: Vardan Gallery, 6810 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038