Peggy Martinez, originally from Rochester, NY, has lived in Rochester and Salinas, Puerto Rico. For 18 months she attended college in Kutztown State College, in Kutztown, Pa. where she studied General Art. Peggy worked in banking for 29 years, mostly in Management and Corporate Sales. During the summer of 2010, the artist decided to leave the corporate world to pursue her passion for painting on a full-time basis. The artist lives in Chili, NY, a suburb of Rochester, NY with her husband and daughter.
Peggy is a self-taught artist and has attended many workshops with local and nationally known artists. The artist has actively been conducting lectures, demonstrations and will be judging her first art show. She has been exhibiting and participating at Art Fairs. The artist is affiliated with the Webster Art Club, Rochester Art Club, Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society and the Yates County Art Center.