John F. Martin lives in Graton, California, a small village in western Sonoma County with his wife
and his dog, Bella.
John’s photographs were included in the show of the Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou at UCLA Fowler Museum and are in its permanent collection, and this work has been published in Sacred Arts
of Haitian Vodou, edited by Donald J. Cosentino. John’s publications also include a commemorative book of photographs from Amy Tan’s Bonesetter’s Daughter, the Opera.
John has studied at New York’s School of Visual Arts, at City College, San Francisco, and at Stanford
Continuing Studies, and he has taught at Academy of Art University.
John has exhibited his work in many solo and group shows. In 2010, John was awarded a
fellowship to attend Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. In 2008, John attended Review Santa Fe
(Santa Fe, NM).
He has been a commercial photographer for more than 30 years.