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“Bathers, Birds & Flowers” – Ink on paper – 30″x 20″ – 2014

“America Martin’s work, past and present, is a welcome assault on our senses, and with each new piece she seems determined to raise the stakes, blitzkrieging any assumptions we might impose or any containment we might devise.

Martin is that warrior. Not one who glares or gloats or rails, but who instead pads softly along, allowing life to fill her porous soul and spill into the pools of her mind. She attacks with her curiosity and captures with her respect. Her greatest tool is reflection, and through intense observation she finds enrichment in the common, fulfillment in the flawed and joy in complexity – all of which is transmuted onto canvas and paper where it lives in human figure and form.”

- Art Critic Stacy Davies