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Education

 

 -(2015-2019)

 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Certificate

 

-(Summer 2020)

 Studied at the Mt Gretna School of Art 

 

Grants & Awards 

2017

-Franklin C. Watkins Grant

 

2018 

-Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant 

-Jimmy Lueders Prize, PAFA 

-Charles Toppan Drawing Prize , PAFA

-Arthur de costa prize Honorable mention, PAFA 

-Gamblin Paint Prize, PAFA

-August Cook Prize, PAFA

-Earl T Donelson Painting Award, PAFA 

-Gilbert M Cantor Scholarship, PAFA

 

2019

-Lauffer Prize 

-First Place in Lynchburg Plein Air Competition

-First Place in Oils, Bath County Art Show, Bath County, VA 

 

2020

-Art Unlocked 2020 Featured Artist

2021

-Best of Show, Plein Air Roanoke, Roanoke VA

2022

-Best of Show, Plein Air New Bern, New Bern NC

-First Place, Plein Air Roanoke, Roanoke VA

-Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

 

 Solo Exhibitions

- "Narrating the Observed", Staunton Augusta Art Center, Staunton VA (2021)

 Two Person Exhibitions

-"Inside, Outside" Beverly Street Gallery, Staunton VA  (2019)

-"Frank Hobbs and Martin Geiger" Steven Francis Fine Art, Lynchburg, VA (2021) 

                                                        Fred Nichols Gallery, Barboursville, VA (2022)

-"Tables and Spaces" Martin Geiger and Elizabeth Geiger, Randolph College, VA (2022)

 

 Group Exhibitions

- PAFA Annual Student Exhibition, Philadelphia PA (2018, 2019)

- Oxford Art Alliance National Juried Show, Oxford PA (2018)

- Manifest Gallery Plein Air Exhibition, Cincinnati OH (2018)

- BSSS Faculty Show, Beverly Street Gallery, VA, 2020

- Art Unlocked exhibit, Mcguffey Art Center, Charlottesville VA (2020)

- New Members Show, Mcguffey Art Center, Charlotteville VA (2021)

- "Atmospheres", Alexander Heath Contemporary, Roanoke VA (2021)

 

Bibliography

- PLEIN AIR: Art Made Outdoors,    http://aeqai.com/main/2018/12/plein-air-art-made-outdoors/

- International Painting Annual 9, Manifest Gallery, www.manifestgallery.org/inpa

-Art Unlocked Featured Artist,

https://artunlocked.org/bid/backyard-morning

Martin Geiger

Born 1997

Studied in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for four years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and now lives in Staunton, Virginia.

 

He is head assistant at Bronzecraft Foundry as well as an instructor at the Beverly Street Studio School and a trustee on the board of the Staunton Augusta Art Center, He recieved two Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants, one in 2018 and one in 2022.