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Martha Colburn

Born in rural Pennsylvania, Martha Colburn is a fine artist and filmmaker based in greater Los Angeles. Her animation and film work has been featured in the Sundance Film Festival, London International Film Festival, San Francisco Museum of Art, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Yale University, Whitechapel Gallery, Museum of Art and Design and the Museum of the Moving Image in New York, among others. Her works are held in numerous permanent collections, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She and her work have been written about in Art in America, Film Comment, Filmmaker Magazine and the Herald Tribune, among other publications. Colburn is the 2015 recipient of the Creative Capital Award in film and a recipient of the Mondrian Foundation Working Artist Grant. She was a featured artist on the popular PBS television series Art 21. Colburn earned a B.F.A. from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and an M.A. from Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunst in the Netherlands. Website: www.marthacolburn.com Instagram: @marthacolburn

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