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Marie Martelly is a painter and collage artist currently based in Kyoto, Japan.  Martelly's work has been exhibited in England, Canada, and Japan, as well as in shows in Colorado, Alabama, Nevada, South Carolina, and Texas. In 2024, Martelly collaborated with hand saw press Kyoto to publish an art book of 12 Risograph prints of her collages. In 2017 she was selected to create a permanent installation in appreciation of military veterans at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.  Martelly received a BA in Art History from McGill University in Montreal (2010), and an MA in Fine Arts from the Cambridge School of Art in England (2015).

marie martelly


Instagram: @mariemartelly

b. 1987


2015     Anglia Ruskin University, Master of Arts in Fine Art , Cambridge, UK

2010     McGill University, Bachelor of Arts in Art History, Montreal, Canada

Solo Exhibitions:

2024     Let Your Dear Child Journey, Gallery Kyo, Kyoto, Japan

2019     Motherhood, SeasonArt Series, Warehouse Theatre, Greenville, SC

2018     Flying Geese, Centennial Hills Library Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

2017     Beyond the Call of Duty, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

2012     Collations, Warehouse Theatre, Greenville, SC

2011     Collations, Del Rio Council for the Arts, Del Rio, TX

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2024     GALLERY工+with, Tokyo, Japan

2024     beKyoto Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

2023     34th Small Works Exhibition, beKyoto Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

2016     Out of the Park 2: Bases Loaded, Clemson Univ Center for Visual Arts, Clemson, SC

2015     Perceptions, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge, UK

2014     Body Talk, Changing Spaces, Cambridge, UK

2014     I don’t know how to do this, Changing Spaces, Cambridge, UK

2013     Inter-play, Changing Spaces, Green Street, Cambridge, UK

2012     Pieces, Ann Rudd Art Center, Ozark, AL (two-person exhibition)

2010     On the Road, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2010     Inside the Fridge, Nota Bene, Montreal, Canada

2008     Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum Art Exhibition, Colorado Springs, CO

2005     Christopher Park Gallery, Greenville, SC


Martelly, Marie, Let Your Dear Child Journey / 可愛い子には旅をさせよ, hand saw press Kyoto, 2024

Cannon, Camille, Flying Geese,” The Library District Blogs, 2018

Cambridge School of Art 2016/17 Course Catalogue, pg. 48, 70, 2015

Williams, Angela, Art exhibit features work of military spouse duo, Army Flier, A3, Feb 23, 2012

Arts and Humanities council presents ‘Pieces on View’, The Southeast Sun, Jan 11, 2012

Pieces, Ann Rudd Art Center, 2012

A solo exhibition by artist/Air Force spouse, Marie B. Martelly asks: What’s your story? Del Rio

              News Herald, Jun 1, 2011, pg. 10

Scrivener Creative Review, Issue 34, 2010

Canvas Journal, McGill Art History Student Association, 2009


The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

66th Rescue Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV

United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

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