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Robin Martéa is a visual artist, born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. Since grade school, she has been heavily involved in the visual arts and has since then, developed a strong foundation in mediums ranging from painting to photography. She earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and in 2012, began working at an advertising firm in Atlanta, GA. While in Atlanta, Robin began taking a special interest in the underground hip-hop scene. Photographing the concerts and working with events notable events, such as A3C, led to an opportunity with RESPECT Magazine, also called "the photo journal of hip-hop. This platform ultimately exposed her to a variety of opportunities, including social media marketing, interviewing and photographing top musicians such as YG, MMG's Rockie Fresh and Madrique.

It wasn’t until 2014 that Robin decided to begin utilizing her own artistic skills as a creative outlet. Her entrepreneurial spirit led to painting murals and personal works for family and friends.  This life changing decision has had a heavy influence on her training as a fine artist and the decision to pursue art as a career. She is currently pursuing her M.F.A. degree in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

“I like to think of my paintings as a window into my daydreams. Chasing my dreams is often done in the most unconventional way: through a brush and a canvas. My art, which is a direct reflection of my imagination, is illustrated through drawings that are grounded in hope. What motivates me are the works of artists and illustrators whose art tells a story in an imaginative way. When viewing my work, I’d like for the audience to bring all their aspirations to the table. Whether young or old, my hope is that they leave with their minds full of imagination and their hearts full of inspiration.”

About the Artist

Biography

Exhibitions

•  MAY 2016- “CITY OF JACKSON ART WALK"  GROUP EXHIBITION -

JACKSON, MS

•  JAN 2017 - “CIRQUE DU SO 90'S"  GROUP EXHIBITION -

WASHINGTON, DC

•  JUN 2017 - "PANCAKES AND BOOZE"  GROUP EXHIBITION

- LOS ANGELES, CA

•  AUGUST 2017 - “CENTRAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH BACK 2 SCHOOL EVENT" GROUP EXHIBITION -

JACKSON, MS

•  JAN 2017 - “CIRQUE DU SO 90'S"  GROUP EXHIBITION -

WASHINGTON, DC

•  JAN 2017 - “CIRQUE DU SO 90'S"  GROUP EXHIBITION -

WASHINGTON, DC

•  APR 2018 - “INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS CULTURAL ARTS FAIR"  GROUP EXHIBITION -

JACKSON, MS

•  MAY 2018 - “S.M.I.L.E”  DEBUT EXHIBITION -

ANACOSTIA ARTS CENTER,

WASHINGTON, DC

•  JAN 2018 - "THIS IS 30" GROUP EXHIBITION -

JACKSON, MS

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