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Don't tell me what to do
Don't Tell Me What to Do t-shirt Available until August 31, 2015 at 8pm EST. Click here to buy. Ships September 14, 2015
Raised by Foxes
Raised by Foxes: A group show with Katherine Streeter, Gina Triplett and Matt Curtius (and me) FOE Gallery September 11 - October 4, 2015 Artist reception...
Converse Made by you.
I spent two nights doing live customizing of Converse shoes at Ubiq in center city Philly for the Made by you campaign. They also took a picture of my stinky chucks!
Don't tell me what to do
Don't tell me what to do August 6 - 27, 2015 Wieden + Kennedy Gallery 224 NW 13th Avenue Portland, OR Opening Reception August 6, 2015 6-9 pm
I made this tee-shirt in partnership with Tumbleweed Texstyles! It's a small business run by some cool dudes in Texas. Click here to git yerself one!
Cake Prints by 20x200
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My Products at BLUE Q
I teamed up with the awesome people at Blue Q to make some groovy products. More are in the works! Stay Tuned! NEW!! Sweet Treats Shopper I Could Use a...
Hucksters: The Tumult of Dock Street
I was asked to create artwork for an exhibit at the Independence Seaport Museum about the hucksters of Dock Street in Philadelphia. I chose to paint a portrait of...
Mother Popcorn Webb Gallery Waxahachie, TX Opens June 7, 2015 with Julie Murphy, Esther Pearl Watson, Nancy Mladenoff website Cut paper, acrylic on wood...
Artwork for "Stupid Cute" group show at Artists Republic 4 Tomorrow in Laguna Beach. This was inspired by the Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur Art...
Stop Talking Apparel
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Artwork for "Sweet Dreams." My solo show at Guru Gallery in Mexico City. December 12, 2014
Travel Drawing Club
This year I was fortunate to travel my butt off. I went to Oregon, Maine and Florida plus Jersey! So I expanded my Amtrak Drawing Club into my own personal TRAVEL...
This is a group of 32 pieces made as offerings to the Goddess Flora each representing a different quality of personality. The work was created for the show "Floria"...
100 for $100 2014
Slowly but surely, I am painting 100 pieces of original art for $100. My art is humorous and absurd and affordable. See them first on my instagram feed....
Where Am I Pop-up Gallery
More food art for a pop-up gallery show in Brooklyn. A combination of dessert and my random mind thoughts.
Check out the interview I did for the 2nd issue of Snacks Quarterly!
New York Times Magazine Artbook
A selection of spreads from my ongoing project in which I am constantly painting on New York Time Magazines. Each magazine is dynamic and ever-changing.
New York Times
My first New York Time's job! This appeared in the Sunday Review section on February, 4, 2013.
100 for $100 2013
Starting on May 15, 2013, I am making 100 pieces of original art for $100. I believe that art should be affordable. Rich people get all the best things. I'd...
Natural History Museum Los Angeles
Artwork for a new Nature Lab exhibit at the Natural History Museum Los Angeles. Click here to see a video about the Nature Lab.
My art was witness to many of the fight scenes in Hannah and Marnie's apartment in the first season of the HBO series Girls. Who knows who got custody of the...
I recently got to work on a cool project with moo.com to help them introduce a rounded corner option for the mini cards they offer. I dig these because you...
Feelin Groovy T-Shirt
Feelin Groovy t-shirt. SOLD OUT
Stop Talking T-shirt
amtrak drawing club
The Amtrak Drawing Club is born. Each winter, I teach a class in the MFA program at Fashion Institute of Technology and commute to NYC once a week from...
The awesome guys from Heads of State hired me for this book cover! They are a super talented smart design firm.
Painting springy things during the drabbest of months. These are experiments and in-progress. They may change. Check back for new stuff. Or look at my...
Show at Space 1026 April 2013
Nothing is Rather Do w/ Keith Warren Greiman at Space 1026. April 5th - April 27th Click here to go to the Space 1026...
Promotional Tea Towel for DesignFront. Each object represents the personality of the folks who work for the design firm and the city of Brisbane, the city in which...
One-of-a-kind custom snowboard by Here Snowboards. Website
new york times sketchbook #5
Another one of my ongoing New York Time Magazine sketchbooks. This is in progress and will continuously change. It may never be finished. I love working on these.
A selection of books in which I have participated. Creative Block by Danielle Krysa 344 Questions by Stefan Bucher Crossover Creative Magazine The Open...
limited edition prints | SOLD OUT
My first limited edition print. 100 signed and numbered hand-pulled silk screen on 100 lb cover stock pink and navy blue 10" x 8" SOLD OUT
hollywood records CD booklet
I got to work with Enny Joo at Hollywood Records again this year. She wanted some fun elements to add to the booklet that went along with the CD. So I sent her...
analog internet project
Paintings of my internet, 2-dimensional portraits of a moment. It is the beginning of a developing project. Where it leads you shall be the second to know.
mind map filtered
This project began as artwork for a comix art show curated by Esther Pearl Watson at Webb Gallery in Waxahachie, TX the summer of 2011. As a society we are...
Artwork for the Natural Selection show at Part Time Studios in Philadelphia.
latest commercial work
Recent commercial work. I'll try to keep this updated.
bon appetit magazine
This was one of my all time favorite jobs. I worked with Matthew Lenning and Robert Festino to create four full pages for an article on summer desserts. I was...
portland mercury covers
I love it when people find good uses for paintings I had already done. The Portland Mercury is great at this.
Freedomwig: Sketchbook Expressionism and Other Personal Things, a book of my sketchbook work published by Murphy Design. Click here to purchase.
Artwork for a show curated by ZIO Fulcher for the Scion Art Space Los Angeles. I painted 134 different foods from cake to McDonald's hamburgers on vintage cookbook...
Painting food is something I enjoy.
LG optimus print advertisement
Young and Rubicam hired me to do an illustration and hand-lettering for a print campaign for LG Optimus / T-mobile. The people at Y&R were great to work with! Here...
hollywood records CD cover
It was my privilege to work with Hollywood Record's Art Director, Enny Joo to create cover typography and textures for Disney band, Allstar Weekend's latest album....
Here are a few maps I have done. I would like to do more.
mcsweeney's book project
A collaborative project with Esther Pearl Watson for the book "Dear New Girl or Whatever Your Name Is" published by McSweeney's. Artist's were given confiscated...
I did the illustrations for the F. Scott Fitzgerald short story titled "The Popular Girl" for Italian Publishers Donzelli Editore.
country music tv
A while back I did some drawings for Country Music TV. They were doing a seasonal promotion and created a set of funny paper place mats. This was a really great job...
CNN commission | 9/11 coverage
CNN commissioned me to do artwork based on the ripple effect of 9/11 for their coverage of the 10-year anniversary. I decided to focus on the generic words I...
artwork for beck video "Girl"
One of my favorite jobs! I worked on location and in the studio with the guys at Motion Theory to develop a mural, chalk drawings and signage in the style of Al...
artwork for less than jake video
I did lots of drawings, textures, and hand type for this video along with artist Flo. This was produced and directed by Motion Theory. The hands in the video were...
commercial work | archives
A selection of commercial work I have done since 2000.
100 for $100
I am making 100 pieces of art for $100. They are fast experimental studies. Once I reach 100 new pieces will be made to replace what has been sold. click here for...
new york times sketchbook #1
I use the Sunday New York Time Magazine as a sketchbook and muse. I do not like working on a blank white page and I am an obsessive magazine hoarder so it made...
new york times magazine
new york times sketchbook #2
I use the Sunday New York Time Magazine as a sketchbook and muse. They often change. I have several going at one time.
new york times sketchbook #3
I use the Sunday New York Time Magazine as a sketchbook and muse.
new york times sketchbook #4
This New York Times Magazine sketchbook has a theme. Optimism. It is a self help guide for myself.
new york times magazine
mfa thesis work
"Martha Rich’s weird, nuclear-tinged silhouettes, which covered a wall at the Penn show, feel both satisfying graphically, and have social commentary we like. ...
paintings | archives
Earlier paintings from my under grad years at Art Center College of Design to right before attending graduate school at University of Pennsylvania. These are in no...
I like to use type with many of my images. My hand type is raw and not perfect and a little awkward. I find this reassuring in a world of things made by machines....
I am constantly working on sketchbooks.
This sketchbook is made entirely by hand. It is small about 4 x 4.
A sketchbook of drawings done only in India Ink.
This was my first sketchbook in a non-traditional format. I started this while getting my BFA at Art Center College of Design during a break. It was a turning point...
Post-it Show #7
Artwork made entirely on post-it notes. Giant Robot has been doing this show for seven years and Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson are the curators. Each piece is...
animate a painting
I am currently learning to animate. This is the beginning of animation inspired by a painting I am working on. I will post updated versions as I finish them so you...
Animation I did.
Where I Hang My Hat from Martha Rich on Vimeo.
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