Painters & Sculptors Program 2019 Gabriel Martinez

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Gabriel Martinez

Houston, TX
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Gabriel Martinez is an artist, writer, and performer living and working in Houston. He graduated with an MFA from Columbia University and attended the Whitney Independent Study Program before moving to Houston as a Core Fellow and artist-in-residence at Project Rowhouses. Recent exhibitions include Everything Turns Away Quite Leisurely at the Blaffer Art Museum. He is the founder of Alabama Song, an experimental arts space in Houston. Alabama Song was awarded a Rauschenberg SEED grant in 2016 for its efforts in fostering the exchange of ideas across cultural disciplines. 


“The city is the start of my work. It is my compositional frame and I use it as a reflection of both national and global concerns.” 


  • Untitled, 2018, found fabric, 36 x 36 inches

  • Untitled, 2018, found fabric, 72 x 54 inches

  • Untitled, 2018, found fabric, 72 x 54 inches

  • Untitled, 2018, found fabric, 20 x 16 inches

Artworks shown are selected from works submitted by the artist in their grant application. All works are copyright of the artist or artist’s estate.