- About Me
Martin French is an illustrator, designer and educator based in Portland, Oregon. His distinctive style, an interplay of marks, signs, and symbols spanning a diverse media context—has been recognized internationally for its dynamic visual exploration of life and culture. His images have won awards from the leading visual communication organizations across the United States, including Gold Medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York and Los Angeles.
Martin’s studio practice relies on traditional drawing in various dry & wet mediums combined with digital composition and design. This emphasis in maintaining a balance between two forms of art making gives Martin’s work an unusual sense of dynamic life. His command of the human figure and all its nuances as a tool o[...]