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Martha’s lastest offering – a line of floral painting archival note cards – is available at:

Martha is surrounded by inspiration. This is some of the scenery that she draws from every season:

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May / 2013

Martha’s submission for the Northeast National Pastel Exhibition was accepted (Garden Greens, pastel abstract). Show dates May 3 – June 29, 2013 at View, the Old Forge Arts Center in Old Forge.

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Aug / 2012

VIEW2012Martha received the Milton J. Owen Memorial Award at the Adirondack National Exhibition of American Watercolors (ANEAW) at the Old Forge Arts Center.

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Jan / 2012

In January 2012, Martha received her first acceptance in a AWS (American Watercolor Society) show!

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Sept / 2011

Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust Auction is September 18, 2011. Martha entrance for that event is, “Tug Hil Farming”.

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Sept / 2011

September 6 – October 1, 2011 “Flight of Fancy” is Martha’s juried entry for the 2011 Pastel Society of America (PSA) Show. There were over 1000 entries and 180 were selected to be shown at the National Arts Club in New York City. Martha won the “Southeast Pastel Society Award” for this work!

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Aug / 2011

In August 2011, Martha Earned “Signature Member” status in the Pastel Society of America (PSA), the oldest existing pastel society in America. Founded in 1972 by Flora B. Giffuni, the PSA is largely responsible for the current renaissance of pastels in American art.
To learn more about the PSA, click here.

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Aug / 2011 Award

Martha’s ANEAW entry, Garden Fanfare, has been selected for the traveling show, and won The Brodock Award, donated by the William G. Brodock Family of Old Forge. Garden Fanfare will be pictured in the 2011 ANEAW catalog along with all the other award winning images from the show. The painting has also been selected for the 2011 ANEAW Traveling Show.

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Shifting Gears, Changing Drivers: Ways to refocus your painting process and create better paintings

Old Forge Workshop 
July 25 – 27, 2011 from 10 am – 4 pm
Instructor: Martha Deming, TWSA

This workshop will help you shift the driving force behind your work  from subject matter to design through an easy process of abstraction which will allow you to focus more attention on design and free you from the distraction of realistic subject matter. Ideas tried here can later be applied to subject matter paintings resulting in better composition, the heart of any good work.
Design elements and principles will be addressed along with consideration of how value, hue, intensity and temperature of color can impact design.

Open to all levels and painting mediums.

For more information: 315-369-6411

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March / 2011

Utica Art Assocation 2011 Members Exhibition from March 23 through April 14 at the Gannett Art Gallery in Kunsela Hall, SUNYIT, Marcy, NY.

People’s Choice Award Winner!”Stardust & Sunshine”

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