Ed Martens is a retired designer and painter who lives and works extensively in drawing and painting in Galena, IL since 2013.
MFA, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Madison, WI (1971-72)
Bachelors degree in art, Illinois State University; Normal, IL (1970)
Teaching: drawing and sculpture at Illinois State University, Normal, IL (1970-71, 1974-75, 1978); drawing and design studies at Texas A&I Corpus Christi (now Texas A&M, Corpus Christi); Corpus Christi, TX (1975-77)
Established a design studio near Madison, WI (1978)
Established a commercial design studio for interior and exterior architectural design applications and consultation, Austin, TX (1993-2012)
Martens participated in a collaborative print project at Normal Editions Workshop in the Department of Art at Illinois State University while an instructor of drawing in 1978.