Work experience

Teaching Artist, BRAC - Bronx River Arts Center, SU-CASA Program. New York.                            

                            Virtual art workshops for children and adults - Spring, Summer, Fall 2020.

Textile Print Designer/Owner, Kidsize Studio New York, 2015-Present. www.kidsizestudio.com

Freelance Textile Designer, Sunham Home Fashions, New York, 2017-2020.

Freelance Textile Designer, Martha Stewart Living, New York, 2012-2013.

Senior Designer, Idea Nuova Inc. New York, 2007-2015.

Senior Designer, Koko Company - New York, 2000-2007.  

Solo Exhibitions

Heart Echoes, Paintings, drawings and prints - Smush Gallery, Jersey City, NJ. Jan-Feb 2020.

                         https://jcitytimes.com/heart-echoes-paintings-by-marta-blair/

Fragments of Time, Large scale paintings - Gold Wing Gallery, Hebrew Tabernacle, NY. Sep-Oct 2019.

On Boundaries, Commissioned Public Art Installation - Large scale paracord weaving on chain fence.                                                              Exchange Place Alliance. Jersey City, NJ, Summer 2019.

                            https://www.exchangeplacealliance.com/on-boundaries

Traces, Indian Road Cafe Gallery, Inwood - New York, 2018.

Us, Darling Coffee, Inwood - New York, 2018.

Group Exhibitions

Why I teach, Bronx River Arts Center. Faculty of Teaching Artists. Virtual Exhibition, NY, 2020.

Why I teach http://www.bronxriverart.org/virtual/exhibit-artists-2020.cfm?recordID=25&name=Marta%20Blair  

Open Studios,Cornerstone Studios. New York, Winter and Summer 2015 - Present.

Open Studios, Five points Building. New York, 2003 - 2005.

Small Works, Hungarian Embassy, New York, 2002.

Merit Scholarship Recipients, Art Student League - Lincon Center Gallery, New York, 2001.

Education

B.F.A Bachelor of Fine Arts. The National University of Colombia. 1990.

B.F.A Bachelor of Textile Design. Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. 1997.

Studio Art Certificate. Painting - Art Students League of New York. 2001.

Illustration Portfolio II. Continuing ED School of Visual Arts, New York, 2003.

Press

Art Review, Jersey City Times, https://jcitytimes.com/heart-echos-paintings-by-marta-blair/

Texitura, Textile Design magazine # 50, Spain, 2014. www.texitura.com

Other

Certified Yoga Teacher, Integral Yoga Institute, New York, 2007.

Native Spanish Speaker.