is an artist.
|Place of Birth||Philippines|
Martha Atienza’s works are sociological in nature, reflecting a keen observation of her direct environment. Atienza understands her surroundings as a landscape of people first and foremost, and is currently investigating the usage of art as a tool for effecting social change and development. Atienza received her Bachelor in Fine Arts from the AKI Academy of Art & Design in the Netherlands and has participated at the art programme at the Kuvataideakatemia in Helsinki, Finland. She recently was awarded the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ 2015 Thirteen Artists Awards. She is the 2012 Ateneo Arts Award awardee with studio Residency Grants in Liverpool, Melbourne, New York and Singapore. She is the first recipient of the first Mercedes Zobel/Outset residency at Gasworks.