Martin has a South Wales background and currently lives and works near Llangynog North East Powys.

He studied Fine Art at Stourbridge and Birmingham Colleges of Art. His postgraduate studies were at the Royal Academy, where he was awarded a Leverhulme Bursary, and a National David Murray Travelling Scholarship. He has received a number of regional Arts Council grants.

He exhibits regularly and is available on 01691 780089.