Waverly War Memorial Hospital Mural Commission

A recent commission was offered to paint a mural for Waverly War Memorial Hospital. The wall space at the hospital is roughly 5.5 metres x 1.5 metres. Here are some pictures from the journey over the last few weeks. You may not be able to tell but the gentleman’s nose took about 4 hours of […]

Thanks to Bare Bones Art Space in Bangalow

Archer Artist by Craig Martin

The next big thanks for 2013 goes out to Barebones Art Space in Bangalow. Having met gallery owners/managers Ruth and Karen in 2013, it was easy to see why their beautiful gallery has been around for 20 years. The inspired dedication to their work shines through in their personalities and it is a privilege to […]

Thanks to Underart Gallery in Cairns

Over the coming weeks I’d like to say an individual thank you to everyone who helped make the last 12 months great.

Firstly Iefje at Underart Gallery in Cairns – I’ve lost count of how many paintings you have sold for me this past year and thank you dearly for all your hard work. Also […]

Goodbye 2012 - Hello 2013!

Craig Martin - REM Office Worker

2012 was by far the best year yet for painting and I can’t thank all friends and clients enough for their support. With the commissions and gallery sales there were 52 originals sold last year and add to that the limited edition prints there were over 75 sales, so from the bottom and top of […]

Petit Travaux November 2012

Every year at Retrospect Galleries in Byron Bay they have a pre xmas exhibition. About 300 pieces will hang for it with each artist exhibiting 9 paintings. Each painting is exactly 25cm x 25cm. Its a great idea for affordable, original, all time epic presents for the ones you love… or really really like. This […]

Craig Martin on WeWish

I was scouring the net for illustrations and art and happened across a site I wasn’t aware of and found my pictures being displayed. It was a pleasant shock and lovely to see my works being displayed beside the likes of Sydney Nolan, Ken Done and Del Katheryn Barton to name a few. Check out […]

Retrospect Galleries to do Limited Edition Print Run

Huge news today! Retrospect Galleries have just agreed to do a limited edition print run for the attached paintings. It’s great news and I’m really stoked but I haven’t got too much time to celebrate just now as there is more to do before they’re ready. I must also apologise as I haven’t named them […]

Retrospect Galleries Artist of the Month for June

Craig Martin - Cloud Kite Surfer

The pictures are coming to my head faster than I can paint. My time is currently spent painting, eating and sleeping… and I also still bath regularly too.

This is just a quick update of images as I have to get back to the paints. I hope you like them.

I also wanted to add […]

Upcoming Artist of the Month at Retrospect Galleries

Craig Martin Illustrations - Painting Flowers

It was a very successful month for me at Retrospect with 5 big paintings selling at the Full Spectrum Exhibition. It’s with thanks to the Retro staff, including their lovely new framer who puts the cherry on top of my paintings with her lovely framing skills, for their help making this possible. It has been […]

December Showing at Retrospect Galleries Byron Bay

Petite Travaux – Small painting exhibition – Retrospect Galleries 2011

Retrospect Galleries has a yearly exhibit Petit Travaux which is where a bunch of artist each paint a 9 image series where all paintings are to be contained in a 25X25cm frame. There will be a room with literally hundreds of 25X25cm pickies available for […]