Marte is a San Francisco Bay
area artist, illustrator, and graphic designer. Her work merges past
and present, contemporary with historical, realism with fantasy. Educated
from a young age at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh,
PA, Marte has been an artist all of her life.
She studied with the great Visionary
artist, Bill Martin, and with legendary teachers Maynard Stewart, Dr.
Brose, and famed watercolorist Eric Oback at San Jose State University.
She received her BA in Art and Anthropology in 1976, and has worked
as an artist and art teacher ever since.