MARTIN WRIGHT was born in Dublin in 1951. He attended NCAD in Kildare Street in Dublin and later graduated from the Collage of Commerce Rathmines with a Diploma in Art Direction and Design.
He has spent all his creative working life in advertising and design. He is an award winning Art Director and Designer both nationally and internationally. He has spent the last four and a half decades developing and executing creative ideas across film, theatre, photography, design and exhibitions. He is a Lifetime member of the Institute of Creative Advertising and Design. A past president, 1992 and again in 2008. He represented Ireland on the Board of the Art Directors Club of Europe and is a member of Visual Artists Ireland.
Martin has travelled widely and worked in London, Beirut and lately Dubai. Since 2013 he has set out to establish his artists career. He works from his studio in County Cavan.
He works in acrylic and oil on Icopal Bitumen Felt with bold use of colours inspired by the natural surroundings. He is an abstract painter.
His sculptors develop from found objects and collected materials from within the local landscapes. His first solo show took place in February / March 2016 in the City Assembly House, Dublin.