Honoring the beauty of the figure
Alexandra Martin has always been fascinated by the human body and how it functions. Her sculpture honors traditional concepts of beauty but also strives to honor the beauty of movement and human thought processes. Ms. Martin believes it is essential for sculpture to present not only an idea but an underlying emotional narrative as well. As the emphasis of her work has shifted from the purely figurative toward the emotive, she is capturing the intimate interactions that occur between the work and the viewer.
Alexandra Martin was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and Columbia University in New York. She studied sculpture at the National Academy of Design School of Fine Arts in NYC under Anthony Antonios and Barney Hodes and currently lives and works in Worcester, MA. Her work is in collections in the US and Canada and is currently being shown in exhibitions in NYC, Canada, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She is on the Board of the Belmar Arts Center and the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club in NYC as well as an Elected Member of the Salmagundi Club, Allied Artists, American Artists Professional League, Audubon Artists and the Guild of Creative Arts.