Arthur R. Martens was born in Nebraska on Oct. 12, 1883. By 1930 Martens had settled in Long Beach and was active in the local art scene while maintaining a farm in the area. He died in Orange, CA on Jan. 6, 1966.
Exh: Spectrum Club, 1930s; Long Beach AA, 1930s; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1937; Modern Art Gallery (Holllywood), 1936; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1937, 1941; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1940.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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