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© 1986–88 Martin Cohen, Indian Burial, oil on canvas (72” x 48”); photograph by Carey Weiss
Martin Cohen earned a BFA degree from SUNY Purchase—where, inspired by figurative and abstract expressionism, his own style evolved. He then studied at the Studio School of New York and received an MFA degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Cohen’s work has been exhibited in various galleries, incIuding Blue Heron Art Center in Vashon, Washington, and New York’s Mercer Street Gallery, Ten BC GaIlery, and Cooper Union. The artist, who has schizoaffective disorder, has produced works acquired by numerous corporate patrons and featured in group and solo exhibitions at venues including the New York galleries Vivian Horan Fine Art and Fountain Gallery.