Martin has a South Wales background and currently lives in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant 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.