Victoria Martinez is an interdisciplinary artist who honors her Mexican-American ancestry through textile-based projects including installation, painting, and printmaking. Her work is inspired by public art, ancient sites, architecture, and the urban environment.
She has exhibited nationally and internationally including the Yale University Art Gallery, the National Museum of Mexican Art, the University of Chicago Arts Incubator, Northwestern University, and Perrotin Gallery. Her work has been supported by The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Research Fellowship and The MacMillian Center Field Research Fellowship through Yale University, the Actos de Confianza Grant through the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC), the Career Development Grant through the American Association of University Women, and a travel grant through Theaster Gates Rebuild Foundation.
Martinez has a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and an MFA from Yale University School of Art in Painting and Printmaking. Upcoming projects include solo exhibitions at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles and The Chicago Cultural Center.
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