Featured Artist - Martha Rajkay
Please introduce yourself and describe your background
Born in Hungary I come from a family of artists. I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Masters in Art Therapy and a Masters in Social Work. I have been a photographer, commercial graphic artist and painter for over 50 years.
What is your earliest memory of creating art?
I won a painting contest at the age of 8 and I was featured on TV.
Describe your primary medium and why you’ve chosen it for your artwork
I paint in acrylics because of their speed and vibrant colors.
What other media have you used?
I was a commercial photographer for many years.
Describe your artwork in 10 words or less
Impressionistic, colorful, vibrant and individually expressionistic.
What inspires your work?
If you could spend the day with any artist, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
Do you show your work commercially? If so, where?
Local studio tours.
What is something most people don’t know
Born in Hungary to a family of artists.
What advice would you offer younger artists just beginning their art careers?
Express yourself without fear of being judged.