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JUSTIN LEE MARTIN

martinju07@gmail.com


Education


2011       Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art, University of South Florida 

2004    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting & Drawing, The University of Montana

2000    Applied Science, Building Maintenance Engineering, The University of Montana


Teaching Experience


2020-present Department Chair of Visual & Performing Arts, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies and World Languages, 

Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2016-present Tenured Associate Professor of Visual Arts, Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2016-present Discipline Lead of 2D Studio Courses, Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2015-16 Art Adjunct, Painting 1, Heritage University | Toppenish, WA

Art Adjunct, Intermediate Painting, Heritage University | Toppenish, WA

2014-16 Art Instructor, Digital Design, Yakima Valley College | Yakima, WA

Art Instructor, 2D Design, Yakima Valley College | Yakima, WA

Art Instructor, 3D Design, Yakima Valley College | Yakima, WA

Art Instructor, Drawing I, Yakima Valley College | Yakima, WA

Art Instructor, Drawing II, Yakima Valley College | Yakima, WA

2011-2014 Special Education Instructional Assistant, Seattle Public Schools | Seattle, WA

2010-11 Instructor of Record, Digital Video and Electronic Arts, University of South Florida | Tampa, FL

2008-10 Graduate Assistant, Digital Video and Electronic Arts, University of South Florida | Tampa, FL


Faculty Educational Workshops 


2022 Working with Students in Distress: Accessing Resources for Students in Crisis, Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2021 Situating Ourselves in the Salish Sea: Place-Based Learning and Ancestral Land Acknowledgement, Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2020 Presentation Skills: Communicating across Modalities, Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2019 An Introduction to Reading Apprenticeship Strategies: Reading Strategies for Students, Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2018 Theory to Praxis: Exploring Pedagogy and Learning Styles, Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2017 Examining 4 Connections: Building Connections and Fostering a Supportive Learning Environment | Bellingham, WA

2016 Change that Matters: Reevaluating Course Outcomes, Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA


Professional Experience


2022 Ancient Earth Building Workshop | Bellingham, WA

2020-22 Public Art Selection Committee - Washington Arts, Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2020 Curated Student Printmaking Show, Silvia Center of the Arts | Bellingham, WA

2019 Curated Emeritus Faculty and Artist Robert Bragg’s Retrospective, Heiner Center | Bellingham, WA

2019 Foundations in Art: Theory and Education Conference | Columbus, OH

2018 Co-Taught, Make your Mark: Building Community through Printmaking, Professional Development Day, 

Whatcom Community College | Bellingham, WA

2017 Artist Lecture, Skagit Valley College | Mt. Vernon, WA

2015 Seattle Art Fair, PUNCH Gallery | Seattle, WA

2014-16 Studio Assistant, Artist Jane Orleman | Ellensburg, WA

2011-16 PUNCH Gallery | Seattle, WA

2011 Video Production Assistant, Artist Kate Gilmore, USF Contemporary Art Museum | Tampa, FL

Time-Lapse Video, Artist Trenton Doyle Hancock, USF Contemporary Art Museum | Tampa, FL 

Time-Lapse Video, Artist Janaina Tschäpe, USF Contemporary Art Museum | Tampa, FL

Digital Media Specialist, USF Contemporary Art Museum | Tampa, FL

2010 FrenchMottershead Workshop | Tampa, FL

USF Graphicstudio at Art Basel Miami | Miami, FL

Assistant Art Installer, 3rd Ward Art Space | Brooklyn, NY

Instructor, Video Workshop, Professional Development Day for School District of Hillsborough County | Tampa, FL

2009-10 Co-Curated, Art House International Film Festival | Tampa, FL

2006-07 Studio Assistant, Artists Richard C. Elliott and Jane Orleman | Ellensburg, WA

2003-04 Gallery Assistant, Gallery of Visual Art, University of Montana | Missoula, MT

2002-04 Painting Studio Supervisor, University of Montana | Missoula, MT


Awards


2015 Director’s Choice Award, Larson Gallery | Yakima, WA

2009 Paris Research Grant, University of South Florida | Tampa, FL

Overseas Study Compass Award, University of South Florida | Tampa, FL

2008-09 Jane & Harrison Covington Award | Tampa, FL

2008-09 William & Nancy Oliver Scholarship | Tampa, FL


Exhibition Records - Select 

*(solo)


2019 Spot Artists, Eveleth Green Gallery at Gallery One Visual Arts Center, June | Ellensburg, WA 

2017 Plunge - Skagit Valley College, September - November | Mt. Vernon, WA*

Making History: Art From The Archive, Make Shift Gallery/Whatcom Museum, September | Bellingham, WA

Plunge - Yakima Maker Space, July | Yakima, Washington*

2016 Knock Out: 10 Year Anniversary – PUNCH Gallery, April | Seattle, WA

2015 60th Annual Central Washington Artists’ Exhibition, Juror: Greg Kucera – Larson Gallery, November – December | Yakima, WA

Westward Bound: PUNCH Gallery Meets Clymer – Clymer Museum, July | Ellensburg, WA

INTERSTATE – Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, February - March | Ellensburg, WA

Windburnt – PUNCH Gallery, February | Seattle, WA*

2013 Northwest Territory – COOP Gallery, July | Nashville, TN

Urban Legend – PUNCH Gallery, June | Seattle, WA* 

2012 Neighborhood Watch: Projection Walk, June | Toledo, OH

TEN FEET TALL – PUNCH Gallery, January | Seattle, WA*

2011 audio.visual Show – Interstitial Theatre, December | Seattle, WA

This is a Recording: Video Art and Video Documentation of Performance Art – Conrad Wilde Gallery, October | Tucson, AZ

Winner Takes All – PUNCH Gallery, September | Seattle, WA

Featured Artist of Contraposto, June-August | www.cphomedecor.com*

Site Specific Video Projection, May | Ybor City, FL*

Starting Fires – USF Contemporary Art Museum, April | Tampa, FL

Elements – Museum of Science and Industry, April | Tampa, FL

2010 disLOCATION TAMPA – Collaboration with Artist Robb Fladry, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, February | Tampa, FL

International Parking Day, Live(ing) Monument, September | Tampa, FL

2009 Paris, Centre Gallery, November | Tampa, FL

Gallery [5] Art Presents Goodbye Victoria – The Cuban Club, October | Tampa, FL

Park n Squeeze, International Parking Day – Performance, September | Tampa, FL

Cameraheads Project – Collaboration with ACLU, Performance, May | Ybor City, FL

Breaking Ground, A Seeding Walk, April | Tampa, FL*

Pleasant Terrace – Guided Tour Performance, March | Temple Terrace, FL*

2008 Poseurs – William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Curator: Neil Bender | Tampa, FL

2007 On Writing – Group Performance, Central Washington University | Ellensburg, WA

Value and Entertainment – Participatory Performance, Sara Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University | Ellensburg, WA

Group Exhibition – University Center, University of Montana | Missoula, MT

2004 Group Exhibition – Gallery Of Visual Art, University of Montana | Missoula, MT

I Land – Group Exhibition, University Center Gallery, University of Montana | Missoula, MT



Public Commission


2018 Whispering Sirens, Sculpture, Dick & Jane’s Spot | Ellensburg, WA


Publications


2020 Remixing and Drawing: Sources, Influence, Styles. By Ellen Mueller, Routledge Publishing, 2018, Print

2017 Take the “Plunge”, By David Lynx, The Yakima Herald, July 12

2016 Elements and Principles of 4D Art and Design. By Ellen Mueller, Oxford University Press, 2016, Print

2013 Justin Lee Martin’s “Urban Legend” at Punch Gallery, Seattle, by Emily Gorman, SFAQ International Arts and Culture, Online Publication

2009 Students aim lens at Big Brother, Connect 10 News Station, May 15th | Tampa, FL

Big Brother is still Watching, by Ellen Friberg, Tampa Bay Times, May 18th | Tampa, FL

2008 Just a Day in the Park(ing), by Sarah Hoye, The Tampa Tribune, September 19th | Tampa, FL


International Research


2009 Art History | Paris, FR

Venice Biennale & Art History | Venice, ITA



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