Longtime resident of Northeast Florida, printmaker Donald Martin is devoted to the natural world. With his deft hand and immaculate graphic design sensibility, Martin creates block prints that explore various animal and plant forms found in the local ecosystem. In his prints and sculptures, line, texture, color, and content illustrate his personal affinity for nature and present a view that is intimate, realistic, and close-up. This firsthand point of view produces images that are at once recognizable and abstract, organic and structured, naturalistic and graphic
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.