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Second Life
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Martha Jane Bradford Resume

Martha Jane Bradford                   Resume               


2011     Acquarella: After the Apocalypse, a permanent virtual art installation on virtual land granted by Jeri           Rahja, virtual art patron, InWorldz (internet), October 2011 - present

2010     The Winter Bear: machinima (virtual video) stage sets for the play by Alaska laureate writer Anne Wood Hanley, directed by Jayne Wenger, Cyrano's Off Center Playhouse, Anchorage AK

2008     Clark Gallery, Lincoln  MA, Clouds&Coal 2008,  Looking Inward Looking Out 2005; New Drawings: Digital Charcoals 2001; Surroundings 1996;  Paintings of Lincoln County 1993;  New              Work 1991;  Cultivated Spaces/Charcoal Drawings 1989;  Realism: Four Points of View 1986;   Large Drawings 1982

2006     Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown OH, Digital Drawings

2002     Uptown Gallery, New York  NY, Digital Charcoal Drawings

1998     Maine Coast Artists, Rockport  ME, The Inhabited Landscape

1996     Round Top Center for the Arts, Damariscotta ME, Paintings and Prints

1989     Artists Foundation, Boston  MA, Small Landscapes


AWARDS:  1989 Massachusetts Artist Fellowship, Finalist, Painting; 1985, Fellow, Drawing



Art Complex Museum, Duxbury  MA  [Charles Weyerhaeuser]

Boston Public Library, Boston MA  [Sinclair Hitchings]

The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown  OH [Louis Zona]

DeCordova Museum, Lincoln  MA  [Rachel Lafo, Frederick P. Walkey]

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland  ME  [Suzette Lane McAvoy]

Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge  MA  [Marjorie B. Cohn, Konrad Oberhuber]

Nelson Gallery/Atkins Museum, Kansas City  MO  [George L. McKenna]

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City UT  [E.F.Sanguinetti]

Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick  NJ  [Ms. Trudy  V. Hansen]



  • The Painter XII Wow! Book, Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, Peachpit      Press, 2011; Painter IX, 2005,      pp 216-217; Painter X, p.200; Painter XI, p 199
  • Virtual Treeline: a Celebration of Trees in Virtual      Space, Juanita      Deharo, Blurb, 2010, p 14-16
  • 60 Years of North American Prints:1947 – 2007, David Acton, The Boston Printmakers, 2009, p 136-7
  • Second Life: Performing the Real in Digital      Arts, Dr. Leman Giresunlu (Assistant Professor Doctor, American Culture and Literature, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey), presented at Arts 2009, International Conference on the Arts in Society, Venice, Italy, July 31 
  • Oyster Bay, Morris Vig, Blurb, 2008
  • When Walls Become Doorways, Tobi Zausner, Harmony Books,      2006, p 191, 195-7
  • Mount Holyoke      Alumnae Quarterly, Spring 2006, “Bragging Rights,” Emily Harrison Weir, p 25
  • The Archaeologists Toolkit, Barbara Kipfer, Blackwell      Publishing, Oxford, UK, 2006, “How To Do a Digital Drawing”
  • Mastering Digital Printing, Harald Johnson, Muska & Kipman, 2003, p 98, 341, 353
  • Digital Fine Art Magazine, Fall 2001, “Digital Charcoal,” Linda DeNicola, p 41 - 43
  • Repeated Exposure: Photographic Imagery in the Print Media, George L. McKenna, Nelson Gallery/Atkins Museum, Kansas City MO, 1982, p 86


Digital skills:  ArtRage (painting), Painter (drawing); Photoshop (collages, image manipulation); Blender (beginner), Rokuro, and Tokoroten (3-D shapes); Fraps (machinima/video); Audacity (sound remixing)


Other media: acrylic, charcoal, etching, lithography, oil, pastel, silkscreen

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (partial list):

2011    The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham MA, A Community of Artists 2011, 2009, 2008, 2006; The New Landscape:  Alternative Approaches 2006

2011     Boston Printmakers Biennial, Danforth Museum, Framingham  MA; Jim Dine, juror

2011     New England Biolabs, Ipswich  MA, arranged by Art Focus

2010     World Expo, Shanghai China, The Madrid Pavilion, Air Tree exhibit, Aquarella:The Fable  (machinima), curator: Cristina Lasuen-Garcia

2010     The Harbor Gallery, UMass Boston, Through the Virtual Looking Glass: A Mixed Reality Exhibition of the Art of Virtual Worlds, the Virtual Art Initiative, curator: Dr. Gary Zabel

2010     Museum of Computer Art, Brooklyn  NY, New Media/Video, The Mysterious Forest, March-April

2010     Clark Gallery, Lincoln  MA, On Paper; 1981 – 2010 Seasonal Group Shows; Thru a Window 1997

2009     Neutral Ground Gallery, Regina, Canada, How We Play (Soil Digital Media Suite): the Caerleon Artists Collective Project(ion) Space by Andrew Burrell  including my Metempsyche’s Garden.

2009     Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown OH,  73rd  National Midyear, 2009 juror: George Adams; 72nd National Midyear, 2008  First Prize,  juror: Don Eddy; 71st National Midyear, 2007 juror: Larry Salander; 70th National Midyear, 2007 juror: Peter Plagens;  Beecher Center for   Technology, Digital Artists: Recent Works, 2003; Mainstream America:  The Collection of Phil Desind, 1987

2009     Boston Cyberarts Festival, Boston Is Watching/Lecture and Interactive Presentation about Art in Second Life (tm), Boston Public Library, April 25;  TechArt III, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset  MA, juror: Carl Fudge, 2007; Three Columns Gallery, Mather House, Harvard University, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice:  a mouse in the studio, 2001     

2007     The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury MA, The Boston Printmakers’ Sixty Years of North American  Prints: Creating Public Collections, curator: David Acton, The Worcester Art Museum; THREE:  EES Arts, 2006;  Time Remembered, Time Past 2004;  The Light Beyond 1996

2005     Boston Printmakers National Shows.  2005, 2003, 2001, 1999: Boston University, Boston, MA; 1995: Art Complex Museum, Duxbury  MA;  1993: BU; 1990: Fitchburg Museum, Fitchburg  MA;  1980: DeCordova Museum, Lincoln  MA,  Purchase Award, jurors:  Gabor Peterdi, Frederick Walkey

2004     Uptown Gallery,  New York  NY, New Season New Works, 2003 Summer Group Show

2003     Boston Public Library, Boston  MA, Works by Women from the Collection

2001     DeCordova Museum, Lincoln MA:  2001 Landscapes Seen and Imagined: Sense of Place, 2000 Recent Acquisitions,1978  Director’s Choice,1976 Patrons’ Choice:  New England Artists Under 36

1998     Maine Coast Artists, Rockport  ME,  When Pixels Replace Paint

1989     Fitchburg Museum, Fitchburg  MA, Monocular Vision, curator: Frederick P. Walkey

1987     Brockton Art Museum, Brockton  MA, Triennial Exhibition

1982     Nelson Gallery/Atkins Museum, Kansas City  MO, Repeated Exposures, George L. McKenna


VIRTUAL ART:  avatar Alizarin Goldflake, platforms: InWorldz, Craft, Open Sim, Reaction Grid, Second Life

Second Life art studio:  Atelier Alizarin

Flickr: Blog:

YOUTUBE Channel:  Machinima Titles: Acquarella: The Fable, Acquarella, Anza Borrego Oak, Metemspyche's Garden, Requiem for Fukushima Daichii, Studio Tour, The Mysterious Forest, The Maze


GALLERY:  Clark Gallery, Lincoln MA 

ONLINE:  Blog:  http://marthajanebradford/



April 25, 2009:   Boston Cyberarts Festival, Boston Is Watching/Lecture and Interactive Presentation about Art in  Second Life (tm), Boston Public Library

October 15, 2006: Digital Drawing, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown OH

March 19, 2006: Digital Drawing,  Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham  MA

April 26, 2001:  Digital Drawing, Mather House, Harvard University, Cambridge  MA


The Boston Printmakers, executive board 1995 – 2005, member since 1980

EES Arts, Hyde Park  MA, 2005 – 2007

National Association of Photoshop Professionals

Society of American Graphic Artists, New York



The Boston Globe (Boston MA), Cate McQuaid, April 1, 2005, page D19

The Patriot Ledger (Boston  MA), Jon Lehman, July 31, 2004, pages 48 - 49

The Brookline Tab (Brookline  MA), June 26, 2003, page 19;  May 24, 2001, p. 31

The Camden Herald (Camden ME), June 29, 2000

The Lincoln County Weekly (Damariscotta ME), November 12, 1998

The Lincoln County News (Damariscotta ME), November 19, 1998;  June 27, 1996;  October 14, 1993, front page photo;   October 7, 1993, page 9a

Lincoln Journal (Lincoln MA), Calendar, Pick of the Week, February 15, 1996, page 13

Washington Citizen  (Washington  DC), September 24, 1994, page 13

The Brookline Citizen, Calendar, October 8, 1993

Art New England, Robert Craven, April/May 1993, page 62

The Boston Globe, Nancy Stapen, April 18, 1991, page 69

The Boston Globe: Calendar section, Critic's Tip, Christine Temin, March 28, 1991, page 22

The Boston Herald, Joanne Silver, May 5, 1989, page S21

The Lincoln Journal, Marty Carlock, December 22, 1998; December 14, 1989

The Boston Globe: Calendar section: Critic's Tip, Christine Temin, March 27, 1986, page 30

Art New England, Jody Zellen, May 1983, Vol.4, No. 6, page 8

The Boston Globe, Christine Temin, December 2, 1982, page 61



Aetna Casualty and Surety, Hartford  CT

Ashland Oil, Inc., Atlanta/Minneapolis/New   York

Bank of Boston, Boston  MA

The Boston Company, Boston  MA

The Boston Globe, Boston  MA

Fidelity Management and Research Company, Boston  MA

General Electric, Fairfield CT and Waltham  MA

Graphic Chemical  Co., Villa Park  IL

Harvard Business School, Cambridge  MA

Insurance Company of North America, New York  NY

John Hancock, Boston  MA

Johnson & Johnson, Inc., Charleston  SC

New England Biolabs, Ipswich  MA

Pepsico, Somers    CT

Prudential Insurance Company, Chicago  Il

Rembrandt Graphic Arts Co., Rosemont  NJ

Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles  CA

Standard Oil of Ohio, Petroleum Headquarters, Houston  TX


TRAVEL: American West and Southwest, Antigua, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, England, France, Nova Scotia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Quebec


Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley  MA,  B.A. with Distinction 1968, English Composition; Minor in French; Sarah Williston Scholar; Bernice McLean Award in Biology

Museum of Fine Arts, Evening School, Boston MA, Lithography 1972-74



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At 9:41am on May 6, 2012, Sue Gollifer said…


Hi Martha!
Congratulations - two of your works have been selected for the DAC'S Juried Show - Environments •• Natural •• Constructed  (see below)


(1) Quarry Hill Afternoon colour
(2) Meridiem

To enable us to proceed to publish them for the show, we have set up a drop account called (DAC'S Juried Show), for which we will give you access, but I will need your email address, to give you access. Then you can be enabled to create a folder with you name and add the images and information required.


So can you respond by emailing me within 24hours (ASP) to


Deadline is by the latest Friday May 11th

Please create a folder with your name for identification and add the following items.

  1. The 2 selected images at 1800 pixels by 3000 pixels (landscape or Portrait), saved as a maximum quality jpg, png or tif
    1. The images need dating (as to when they were created) and add a full title of the images.
    2. Please include a statement about each image for the online display, 100-word limit for each image, in a word document + URL link (if appropriate) to your current www site.

Please also fill out an ACM permissions forms (which will be in the Drop Box folder shortly) and add to your folder.


Looking forward to receiving the work




Sue Gollifer

Member of the DAC’s selection committee


At 12:21pm on November 25, 2008, Rob Harle said…
Hi Martha, Glad you could join ACM Siggraph look forward to seeing more of your amazing work. Rob

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