Marti Somers is active/lives in California. Marti Somers is known for abstract painting, illustration, graphic design.
Biography Marti Somers
A native Californian, Marti Somers received her fine arts degree at the
University of Hawaii. Upon graduation, she returned to California
and had a successful career as a graphic designer at Stanford
University, ultimately co-founding Artefact Design in Palo Alto, CA.
She has won numerous awards for her published illustrations, often
described as whimsical in nature. In 2001, she left Artefact
Design to follow her passion as a painter. Of this change, she
says: "I am grateful everyday to have found what I was meant to do, and
to live the life I was meant to live."
Marti achieves rich
surfaces in her paintings by building layers of paint on birch panel -
then scraping, sanding, drawing, and glazi
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