emma lou martin 

An enthusiasm and passion for the arts is evident in everything Emma Lou Martin does, especially evident in her past thirty years living in Richmond. Usually working in series, her wide ranging subject matter includes florals, still life, portraits, landscapes and abstract works of art. Martin has become especially well-known for her collages created from found objects from the natural world, whether they are “natural” pieces or not. 


Martin has served as the President of the Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association, and was a co-founder of Uptown Gallery in 1992. She is a signature member of the Virginia Watercolor Society and is a charter member of the newly formed Mid-Atlantic Pastel and Virginia Collage Societies.


“I think my watercolors reflect my love of travel and the world around me. But I’ve most recently become enthralled by collage created from recycled junk.”

Contact Emma Lou Martin at uptownartgallery@gmail.com

Coming to Bug You

Collage, 8" x 10"

© 2019 by Uptown Gallery

1305 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220

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