A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.F.A. in design and art education, Martha Rhodes is an award winning artist who is constantly exploring her world, her art and her limits. Through out the past 30 years, Martha has taught classes and workshops for Roanoke County and numerous other art organizations, private and public. She has also juried a number of art exhibitions.
Martha enjoys the process of creating artwork, focusing on experimentation with watercolor, acrylic, collage,and mixed media. She is a member of numerous art organizations, including the Taubman Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, The Virginia Watercolor Society, Southern Watercolor Society, the American Watercolor Society, the Virginia Collage Socity, and the National Watercolor Society, and is listed in Who's Who in American Women. She has studied with a number of nationally known artists, learning new techniques and approaches to art. Her work has been exhibited in many state, regional and national art exhibitions and she has received numerous awards for her work. Her work is currently being shown at 2nd Helpings Gallery, in Roanoke, VA, the Allegheny Highlands Arts and Crafts Center in Clifton Forge, VA, and The Market Gallery in Roanoke, VA.