Full name

Jacqui Martinez


Visual Artist and Educator


New York, NY


"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly" - Frida Kahlo


Jacqui Martinez is a Honduran Artist and Educator, raised in Los Angeles, Pasadena, California. She attained her Bachelors Degree from the University of California Santa Cruz and has her Masters Degree from New York University.

Jacqui has exhibited her work, hosted workshops and has taught at different cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Mexico City, Tanzania, Colorado and New York.

Her work has been featured in not only galleries but publications around the country. Her work has been purchased by admirable collectors including Nassir Jones.

Her hopes are to have her work included in more dialogues that spark social change. To have her work contribute to the education of our society.

Note From the Artist:
Thank you for stopping by and checking out my work.
I am grateful for you.
I hope you find inspiration and perspective while exploring my pieces.
I create because I am the most Honest in that space.
I create because it holds all my uncomfortability.
I create cus' its the safest place I know.
I create cus' certain things are bigger them me.

I paint because there is no other way out.

With all my love,
Jacqui M.



University of California Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA ·


New York University

New York, NY · – Present

2015 Art Culture (Group Show), 13, New York, NY
2015 In the Spirit of Gathering Spaces (Group Show), Seed on Diamond Gallery, Philadelphia
2015 Para Sol Expo (Group), La Marqueta, New York
2015 Sonidos de Arte (Group), Camaradas, New York, NY
2015 The Color Chronicles (Group), Brooklyn Colony, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Mujerez De Maiz (Group Show), Tonalli Studio, Los Angeles CA
2012 One Journey (Solo Show), Rock Rose Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2018 Response and Resiliency (Group Show), Art Space
2018 Solidarity Beyonce Border (Group), Women of Color Conference, New York
2018 Reclamation (Group), Poetic Theater, New York
2019 Resilience (Group), Art of Resilience Gallery- Poetic Theater Producti, New York, NY

Painting, Drawing, Educating, Illustrating, Set Design, Carpentry, Drafting, Mural, Prop Making