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Kim Martinez wraps up her residence at the UCLA/SPARC DML


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Kim Martinez in SPARC’s DML 2008 

SPARC’s DML was honored to have University of Utah Associate Professor Kim Martinez as its Artist in Residence September 28th to November 14th of 2008.  Kim occupies a myriad of public roles:  human rights activist, community volunteer, engaging teacher and socially responsible visual artist.  She is an active artist, muralist, and Associate Professor at the University of Utah.  She is the recipient of the 2003 Salt Lake City Mayors Visual Artist Award, recognizing her community involvement and contribution to the Utah Department of Corrections, Veterans Administration, Utah Hispanic Women’s Association, First Step House and Art Access/Art Positive! In 2006 she received the University of Utah, College of Fine Arts, Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching, Research, and Service. She has received fellowships from The Sara Lee Foundation, Ragsdale, Vermont Studio Center, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and a National Endowment For The Arts-Utah Arts Council. 

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