Bio / CV

Kenneth James White Martin

Born 1974, Corby United Kingdom

Education
1996 – BA (Hons) Fine Art degree, University of Sunderland
1993 – BTEC General Art & Design diploma, Tresham School of Art Design and Performance Studies, Kettering

Solo Exhibitions
2009 – Drawn to Fire: Capturing an Ancient Light, Victoria Hall Gallery, Oakham, Rutland (Nov)
2009 – Drawn to Fire: Capturing an Ancient Light, Catmose Gallery, Oakham, Rutland (Oct)
2009 – Drawn to Fire, Fineshade Wood Visitor Centre, Northants (6 – 13 Sept)
2009 – Drawn to Fire, Babylon Gallery, Ely, Cambridgeshire
2008 – Tinted Works, Victoria Hall Gallery, Oakham, Rutland
2008 – Drawn to Fire, Victoria Hall Gallery, Oakham, Rutland
2002 – Tinted Puzzle Works, Central London Osteopathy, Old St.
2001 – Tinted Works, The Bricklayers Arms, London EC1
1998 – Game Over, Pump House Gallery, London
1998 – Well Beaten Contemporary Art, Myrioscope Gallery, Brighton
1997 – The Planets, Myrioscope Gallery, Brighton
1997 – Well Hung, an Exhibition by Kenneth Martin, Myrioscope Gallery, Brighton

Group Exhibitions
2009 – Rutland Open, Catmose Gallery, Oakham (6 Nov – 19 Dec)
2009 – June / July, Rutland Open Studios
2009 – Cathedral, Open 09, Alfred East Art Gallery, Kettering
2008 – Drawn to Fire, Art Fair, Fishmarket Gallery, Northampton
2007 – Wampastompa, Freezing Art Fair, Fishmarket Gallery, Northampton
2007 – Art in The Park, East Carlton Heritage Centre nr Corby
2007 – Open 07, Alfred East Art Gallery, Kettering
2007 – The Roof is on Fire, Festival of Youth Arts, Rich Mix, Shoreditch, London (June)
2002 – Asleep at The Reel, Cable Street Studios, London – Animation “The Wood Yard”
2002 – Granny’s Biscuit Tin, Journeyman Project Summer Exhibition, Brighton
2001 – A Toast to Helios, Fringe Festival Exhibition, Brighton
2000 – The Cystic Fibrosis Trust Young Artists Exhibition, Christies, London
1999 – Short listed for Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation Prize, Annely Juda Fine Art, London
1998 – The Sip & View Exhibitions, Brighton Fringe
1997 – The Travelling Art Show, Odintune Place, Plumpton, nr Lewes, East Sussex
1996 – Via Ulex Europaeus, Gorse Road, Sunderland
1995 – Sale / The Blue Pallet Boys Performance, Newcastle
1995 – New Toys for New Times, Spital Studio, London E1

Collections
Work in various public and private and collections: Trustees of Victoria Hall Oakham, Doug Becker, Paul Thomas – HUMAN TM, Torben Hersborg Associates, Central London Osteopathy, Sarah Brawn, Susan and David Hill-Brookes, Andrews Dental Care, Uppingham

Private collections worldwide including: England, Scotland, Spain, Germany, France, Finland, Greece, Australia, United States, Japan and Hong Kong.

Publications & Reviews
2008 – Drawn to Fire review on a-n Artists Newsletter website
2008 – Rutland Mercury Exhibition write up of Drawn to Fire at Victoria Hall Gallery, Oakham
2008 – Women of Steel, 47 photographs published in book
2000 – All Day Breakfast, Limited Edition Publication, Journeyman Project, London
1997 – Odintune Place, Blue Rabbits, Travelling Art Show, East Sussex

Publishing Projects
Nov 2008 – Publisher / Editor / Graphic Design, “Women of Steel”, 316pp book by Paula Boulton, CorbyZone
Sep 2008 – Publisher / Graphic Design, “Fine Lines – Cryptic Crosswords”, 48pp Stanley Penrose, Pumptruck
May 2000 – Author / Publisher, “All Day Breakfast”, 60pp with Doug Becker, Journeyman Project

Filming & Broadcasting
2009 – Drawn to Fire R&D DVD 1 with Dylan Harvey
2007 – White Wall Graffiti Jam, Adrenaline Alley Skate Park, Corby
1997 – London Weekend Television, series “Park Life” Pumphouse Gallery, Battersea Park, London
1997 – Meridian Television, News bulletin “Blue Rabbits”, Brighton

Travel / Photographic Opportunities

2018 Portugal, Azores, Spain and France
2006 – 2009, England, Scotland
2005 – 2006, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand
2004 – 2005, Spain, France, Belgium, Finland
2002 – 2003, Australia, New Zealand