William Oliver Martin Biography

William Oliver Martin - b.1953 - Mexico City

Internationally recognized artist, William Martin, took up oil painting in Los Angeles at the age of twenty. Through more than forty years experience passionately portraying the beauty surrounding him, he has honed his abilities as a Master Painter. Although most recognized for his classical oil still life paintings, many employing Old Master techniques, he possesses the range and ability to paint in diverse styles. His current body of work reflects his love of the Western genre.  

Martin’s work has been shown in Aspen, Beverley Hills, Carmel, Palm Springs, Santa Fe, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and is found in private collections around the world. After twelve years living in San Miguel de Allende, he has returned to live in Taos, New Mexico, with his wife, artist Raé Miller.

He is member of Oil Painters of America, Plein Aire Painters of New Mexico, and American Impressionist Society.