Artist Evelyn Martinez

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Evelyn first studied art under the tutelage of oil painter, William Johnson, who in turn, took his training with such notable greats as Frank J. Rielly and George Bridgeman, at the Art Students League of New York. Evelyn has also studied oil painting at the Art students League of Denver with Kim English, Kevin Weckbach, and Quang Ho; as well as with other artists of national and international reputation; including workshops with Richard Schmid, Ramon Kelley and Ned Jacob. She has studied pastel painting with Daniel Greene,  and Bruce Gomez.

Evelyn has been an active member of the Art Students League of Denver for over twenty years, and served on their Board of Directors. She was also an officer of the Colorado Artists Association for eight years.

Being an avid admirer of the work of the spanish painter, Joaquin Sorolla; she has presented lectures on his life and works at The Pueblo Fine Arts Center in Pueblo, Colorado, as well as at the Art Students League of Denver.

For approximately six years, Evelyn's studio was at the Art Students League of Denver. She is currently at her new studio/gallery: Art on Monaco, located at 6450 East Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Her classes and workshops are based on the classical teaching methods of The Art Students League of New York.
She is influenced by the paintings, of Kim English, Joaquin Sorolla, John Singer Sargent, Daniel Gerhartz, and Richard Schmid.

For several years Evelyn  worked in the commercial art field doing book covers and promotional art for authors who write for Dell and Zebra. Her illustrations also appeared in their magazine publications. Her paintings have graced the covers of many commercial publications and music CD's.
Her 'Ojito Wildeness' painting was selected to represent the Denver 10, (for their 'Wilderness Painted' show) in Southwest Art magazine and American Artist magazine, in October 2003. Evelyn is very interested in wilderness and water preservation, and has painted and donated [...]

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