From the Artist:
I draw on real life for my ideas. I think that to do art, there has to be something inside of you like a well, and to do it for a long time, it should probably be a big well. For instance, I think about dying and how we should be nice to each other while we have the chance. Those things somehow show up on my work and it's easier for them to come out if I'm controlling the myth, rather than telling someone else's Story. I mean, Snow White is nice, but there are things in there that bother me...
My triptych called, I remember that, shows Nova coming to the wedding. She tries to turn Avon around, but he is still infatuated with Belort. Belort brings in the deity to battle Nova. The Deity loses and everyone starts on the long journey back to the old land. People have been hurt, but instead of coming home with a lot of vindictive feelings, St. Mar makes them come together. But that's a different print.
Printmaker, photographer, and arts educator Martin Percy was born in Danville, VA. He studied printmaking and graphic design at the Corcoran Gallery of Art (now Corcoran School of the Arts & Design), Washington, DC, and Haystack Mountain Schoo...Read More ⟶