Martha A. Wade


Where were you born? Year, Country, State. Where do you live currently?


I was born in Chicago, IL and live in Oak Park IL now.



What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures?


My father is an artist, and I grew up watching him paint from a very young age.  I have always been attracted to beautiful pictures, and find inspiration everywhere.


Who is your favorite artist, living or dead?


 Wilfredo Lam and Audrey Kawasaki


When you're not creating amazing works of art, what do you enjoy doing?


I enjoy playing flag football, spending time with my children, and watching movies.

Who are your biggest influences?


My father, Edaw Wade, Molly Crabapple, Audrey Kawasaki, Wilfredo Lam.



What mediums do you enjoy working in?


Acrylic and Oil on wood and canvas.


Anything else you want to tell?


"We are all connected, to each other and the universe.  If you look closely into our eyes, you can see the same cluster of stars and particles as seen deep in the universe.  People are capable of great things if they only realize we are made of the same matter as stars.  I hope that art lovers will connect with my work and feel inspired by the positive images of humanity.  This collection is a view of the world at the highest potential.  The purpose of my artwork is to share love and light through creativity, as a way of genuinely engaging with the world as a real contributor."   - Wade



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