Leigh Martin

Leigh Martin (Te Āti Haunui a Pāpārangi, Uenuku) is a New Zealand-based painter who lives and works between Auckland, New Zealand and Karlsruhe, Germany. Martin studied for a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Glasgow School of Fine Art, Glasgow, Scotland (1991-1993) where he received the Christies Prize (1993) Armour Prize (1993) and the Cargill Scholarship (1993) before completing a Masters of Fine Art (first-class honours) at Auckland Institute of Technology (2013). Since returning to New Zealand, Martin has held various lecturing positions between AUT, Elam and Unitec. He has exhibited throughout New Zealand and internationally and his work is held in significant collections including Christchurch city Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, and the James Wallace Collection.    

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