about Patricia Martin

Artist, Dyer, Teacher, Weaver

Patricia Martin--Artist

​Patricia’s passion has grown over many years. Her focus has been woven structures, dyeing and teaching. The work explores connections that move and repeat with investigations of lines not only as visual representations but how choices affect the materials used.

Master of Fine Arts – Fiber, California State University, Long Beach
Certificate of Excellence in Dyeing, Handweaver’s Guild of America
Bachelors of Science Graphic Communications, Color and Design for Print, California Polytechnic State University
Associate of Arts in 2D Art, Cuesta Community College
Associate of Arts in 3D Art, Cuesta Community College


2018 Baldisari Scholarship Award

2017 Windes Annual Winner, Long Beach California

Solo Exhibits

2019 Lineage Recognized, Werby Gallery, Long Beach CA
2018 CSULB Presidents Home, selected works, Long Beach CA

​2017 Playbook, Merlino Gallery, Long Beach CA

2014 Anthropology Encore, Jobella Roasting House, Atascadero, CA
2013 Anthropology in Weaving, Linnaea’s Coffee House, San Luis Obispo, CA

Selected Group Exhibits

2018 Insights, University Art Museum, Long Beach CA

2018 Bend, Werby Gallery, Long Beach CA

2017 La Guitarra, California Polytechnics State University,
San Luis Obispo, CA
2014 Dimensions 2014 Craftmaker’s Show, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA
2014 Under Foot: Rya Knot, To have and Have Knot, Art Museum
​San Luis Obispo, CA

Social Awareness
2017 Tinkuy 2017- “The Weaver’s Gathering,” Cusco Peru
2016 Shibori Network, Oxaca Mexico
2010 ISEND, Cochineal: the Color Red, US Delegate, La Roche France,
2009 Mountain Wool Festival, Report on Nepal Dye Project, Taos NM
2009 Kumbeshwar Technical School Dye Project, Serrv International, Patan Nepal
2008 ISEND US Delegate, Degu S. Korea, Research Poster on 
Madder Root, and Time
2006 Color Congress, US Delegate, Hyderabad India
2006 Arts Direct Program—Art discipline program in public school-San Luis Obispo CA
2002 Color Congress—Natural Dyes Symposium, Iowa State University
2000 Arts Focus-Children’s Multi-discipline project in public schools—Mountain View CA