|Martin Willis Art||
Joined Aug 26 2010
61 years old
Born in Boston onJuly 7, 1956, Martin spent his childhood years growing up on Winter Hill inEliot, Maine (pictured below).
A second generationpainter, he is the son of artist Morgan Willis, who he used to watch paint forhours. Martin started painting late in life, at the age of 42. He wasinspired by his son’s artistic talent and influenced by artist friend PameladuLong Williams of Portsmouth, NH.
He was a selfrepresenting gallery owner on State Street in Portsmouth, NH for severalyears. Exhibitions were held in several restaurants and galleries in theSeacoast area, including, The Cape Neddick Inn.
Willis traveled a lotthroughout the country. He enjoyed his time in the Southwest and was intriguedby the desert rocks which he enjoys painting.
He relocated to MarinCounty in California in 2002 where he currently paints landscapes and genrepaintings and is a member of the Marin Society of Artists, North Tahoe ArtsAssociation and The Tahoe Art League, listed in AskArt.