Mandy Martin has held numerous exhibitions in Australia and internationally. Her works are in many public and private collections including the National Gallery of Australia, the Australian National University and other state collections and regional galleries. In the USA she is represented in the Guggenheim Museum New York; the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno and many private collections.
She lives in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia, and is currently an Adjunct Professor Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University. From 1995-2017 her creative practice has focused in large part on 10 collaborative art and environment projects with Indigenous people in remote and regional Australia. Her current project, continuing this commitment, is Arnhembrand. Her Savannah Burning series of paintings focuses on the importance of Bininj cool burning for Australia’s emissions targets.
Mandy Martin is an active member of CLIMARTE and has presented artwork, given public talks and curated an exhibition in Melbourne for the previous 2 CLIMARTE festivals. For CLIMARTE this year, she is presenting a 12 metre, collaborative artwork titled Luminous Relic with Alexander Boynes, (video), Tristen Parr (musical score) at Geelong Gallery, April 8-June 12. Fluoro clad workers haunt the Geelong industrial landscape as the global impacts caused by our reliance on carbon fuels impacts on ice-shelves and ice-masses.