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A. Martinez

Visual Artist, Arts & Community Organizer, Poet
2019 Make a Wave
Visual Arts

A.Martinez is a poet, visual artist, mother, and community and arts organizer living in Chicago. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Writing Program in 2009 and will release a handbound artist chapbook of poetry and prints entitled TURN in 2024. Her work explores identity, memory, spirituality, and the body.

In addition to her creative practice, A.Martinez produces community and cultural events. She does a variety of production, development, and project management work for music and nonprofit organizations. She also curates her own independent events that center on, and for, mothers of color in the arts.

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A. Martinez has crowd-funded a project with 3AP

  • Turn: An Artist Book

    • $5,964 raised of $5,000 goal
    • 0 Days 0:00:00 LEFT
      • 3Arts matched
      • 119% funded

    I am a poet and visual artist who has always dreamed of combining my work in these artforms together into a beautifully hand-bound artist book. With this campaign, I am hoping to realize this dream by raising funds to produce …

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