MARTINA GATES

American-German equine photographer. Born and raised in Hamburg, Germany.

Lives and works in New York since 1985.

 

EDUCATION

1980-1981       Fine Art Studies, Kunsthochschule, Hamburg, Germany

2000-2004       Graphic Design Associates Degree, with honors, Parson’s School of Design, New York, NY

 

EXHIBITS

2008                Group Art Show, Art That Matters, Oyster Bay, NY

2008                Horses in Art, Lynda Anderson Gallery, Locust Valley, NY

2008                Unframed, Art That Matters, Oyster Bay, NY

2009                Squared, Art That Matters, Oyster Bay, NY

2014                Horse Utopia, Porcellino Gallery, Florence, Italy

2014                See Me Takeover, Billboard display, Times Square, New York, NY

2014                Le Cheval de Camargue, Solo Exhibit, Fotoworks, Millerton, NY

2014                Women in Photography Charter Gallery, Bienecke Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2015                Horses of Fire & Ice, Fotoworks, Millerton, NY

2015                Penumbra Alternative Prints, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

2016                Group Art Show, Swoon Kitchen Bar, Hudson, NY

2018                The Wild Ones, Solo Exhibit, Jo Hays Open Studio, Provincetown, MA

 

AWARDS

2007                Silver Anniversary Award, Winner Photo Journalism, Women in Photography

2007                Photo Award, Winner Equine Photography, Eidfaxi Magazine, Iceland

2008                All Things Horses Award, Winner Mustang Photography, Center for Fine Art Photography

2009                Children Award, Honorable Mention, Women in Photography

2010                Photo Award, Outdoor Photography, PC Magazine

2011                Black & White & Color Award, Women in Photography

2012                Icelandic Horse Photo Award, Stodhestar Magazine, Iceland

2014                Best Featured Artist & Staff Favorite, View Bug

2016                Member Selection Award, View Bug

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014                Equine Artist Feature, Main Street Magazine, Millerton, NY

2016                Pferde Fotografie Book, Feature, Germany

2016                Inspired by Icelandics, Artist feature article, Horse Illustrated

2017                Cover & Feature, Hudson Valley Horse Source

2017                Spotted Renaissance, 8-page feature, Horse Illustrated

2018                Cover & The Icelandic Horse Feature, Horse Illustrated

2018                Cover, Hudson Valley Horse Source