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Patrick Martin

Professor of Art, Glass

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BA: economics, Centre College
MFA: Tulane University
Completed the Apprenticeship Program, at the Appalachian Center
for Crafts at Tennessee Technological University.


Patrick Martin, a 1986 Centre graduate, taught at Emporia State University since 1999 before returning to Centre in 2022. In 2017, he earned the Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor Award at Emporia State for his dedication to the glass-forming program and for preparing his students for professions after graduation.

Martin has taught glass workshops from the Pilchuck Glass School to the Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. He said his work is inspired and influenced by socio-political themes, ideas, and trends.


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