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Untitled, 1966, ink on paper
8 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches/22 x 34 cm
Estate of Don Martin


Works in this group begin as line drawings that are then filled in, like a coloring book. Most of them use black ink on white or colored paper, but a selection are drawn in white ink on colored board.

"Every dedicated artist searches for a certain essence during the journey of years through physical and spiritual events and intellectual analysis. Chasing that Kite samples the essence that Don Martin found and still shares." 
Casey FitzSimons, ArtWeek


Musicians, 1968, ink on paper
13 1/2 x 17 inches/34 x 43 cm
Estate of Don Martin








Dream No. 1, circa 1970, ink on tan paper
9 x 12 inches/23 x 30 cm
Estate of Don Martin








Dream No. 2, circa 1970, ink on tan paper
12 x 9 inches/30 x 23 cm
Estate of Don Martin







See is For Coyote, 1963, ink on paper
8.5 x 11 inches/22 x 28 cm
Private Collection








The Enterer, 1977, ink on card
9 x 5.5 inches/23 x 14 cm
Estate of Don Martin








Votive Fire, 1984, white and black ink on green board
8 x 16 inches/20 x 41 cm
Estate of Don Martin








What's a Good Dream Worth?, circa 1984, white and black ink on green board
10 x 10 inches/25 x 25 cm
Estate of Don Martin








Just Walkin', circa 1984, white and black ink on green board
9.5 x 10.75 inches/24 x 27 cm
Estate of Don Martin








Turtle, 1989, black and white ink on blue board
7.75 x 11.75 inches/20 x 30 cm
Estate of Don Martin








Snake, 1989, black and white ink on purple board
7.75 x 11.75 inches/20 x 30 cm
Estate of Don Martin







Pipe Dreams, 1989, ink on white board
11 x 14 1/4 inches/28 x 36 cm
Estate of Don Martin
(Cover art for Pipe Dreams, poetry by Martin Matz)





(photos of art work: Tony Grant © 2017, Rick Pharaoh © 2017, Joan Gilbert Martin)