MARTIN FACEY (American, 20th/21st Century) “Vessel of Light Number 91, Down the Hollow of Lonesome Words”, oil on canvas wrapped on wood plank, 1991, signed “M. Facey” lower , additionally signed ,titled and dated verso. Includes paperwork from Chelmers Gallery. 32in x 34in framed. Condition: Excellent vintage condition
Facey studied art at UCLA with Joyce Trieman, Bill Brice, Lee Mullican, Lynn Foulkes, and Richard Diebenkorn, receiving two graduate degrees in painting. He has received both the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts Single Artist Fellowships in Painting.
His paintings and drawings have been exhibited at Jean Albano Contemporary Arts (Chicago), Tortue Gallery (Santa Monica), Ivory-Kimpton Gallery (San Francisco), Sena Galleries East and West (Santa Fe), Linda Durham Gallery (Santa Fe), and Jan Baum Gallery (Los Angeles) among others. In 1986 Facey joined the faculty at the University of New Mexico where ended his career as Department Chair.