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John Martin

 (born 1936)
John Boyd Martin is active/lives in Kansas.  John Martin is known for portrait painting, graphic design, illustration.

Biography   John Martin


John Martin earned a BFA degree from the University of Kansas in 1959.  He has done extensive work such as illustrations and murals for the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, University of Kansas, Milwaukee Brewers, University of Michigan, the National Basketball Association, National Football League,and major league baseball.

Martin also developed the original trademark for World of Fun amusement park in Kansas City and does non-sport portraits and murals. In 2008, Martin added the 2008 NCAA National Championship to the ongoing mural of

He was born in Ottawa, Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas School of Fine Arts.  He began his career as a graphic designer and illustrator and then became an adv

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Topeka Capital Journal (Sept. 2, 1982).

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.



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