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Martha Armstrong is represented by the following galleries:

Oxbow Gallery
Martha's images at Oxbow Gallery website
275 Pleasant St Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 586-6300
Hours: Th-Sun, 12 - 5, Fri: 12-8
www.oxbowgallery.org

Gross McCleaf
Martha's images at Gross McCleaf's Website
127 S Sixteenth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, 215-665-8138
Gallery SUMMER Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
www.grossmccleaf.com

Bowery Gallery
Martha's images at Bowery Gallery's Website

530 West 25th Street, 4th floor, New York, New York10001, 646-230-6655
www.bowerygallery.org

Martha Armstrong Press Release, 2012

At Bowery Gallery in Chelsea Martha Armstrong is showing landscapes painted in Vermont over the last year, a dialogue with panting as much as with place over the seasons.

Martha Armstrong has had many one -person and group shows in the United States and Italy. She has received grants from Smith College, a residency at Hollins University, and at the Camargo Foundation in France, and was a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome.

She has taught at the Kansas City Art Institute, Indiana University, Smith, Mount Holyoke, Dartmouth, and Havorford Colleges, and now is a graduate critic at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

In 2003 Alexi Worth wrote in The New Yorker, "Armstrong's high, sharp energy is Yankee Fauvism at it's best." Lance Esplund, in Art in America, wrote in 2004, "I enjoy the all-out belting of the melody which is full of honesty and heart." In 2009 Victoria Donohue wrote in the Philadelphia Inquirer, "In these works it's still possible to believe that aesthetic presence might have some impact on the hard reality of everyday existence", and in 2011 she wrote: "Her landscapes have a simplify and power; Their intensity of focus on feeling and seasonal changes (are) ambitious exercises in reconciling geometry and gesture…"

Armstrong studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy, Smith College, and Rhode Island School of Design. In addition to Bowery Gallery she shows at Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia, Elder Gallery in Charlotte NC, and Oxbow Gallery in Northampton, MA.

“There is always an exploratory energy within Armstrong's art. She consistently investigates the landscape with expressive gestures whose vibrancy engages her audience with intelligence and energy.” -Jonathan Goodman

 

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