Adelante | Segment | Martinez Studio – Wence & Sandra Martinez, PBS

October 2022

Martinez Studio represents over three decades of collaboration between artists Sandra and Wence Martinez. Their gallery and working studio celebrates 27 years in Door County, Wisconsin. A new Santa Fe, Canyon Rd location debuted in 2020. Named 2018 United States Artists Fellows, Sandra and Wence’s paintings and weavings reside in permanent collections of several major museums.

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Interview in Mexico

May 2019

Programa especial dedicado a la diversidad cultural de Oaxaca en el programa Radio Cielo de Zafiro de Radio Universidad, Oaxaca, Mexico. Spanish language interview.

Wisconsin Public Television Feature

January 2014

Artistic creativity – and love – don’t understand the bounds of geography.

ACC/Balvenie Rare Craft Fellowship Finalists

April 2017

Library Salon Series: The Collaborative Relationship of Wence and Sandra Martinez

June 2017

An epic story of art, love, and collaboration between master weaver Wence Martinez and symbolist painter Sandra Martinez.

America Craft

August 16, 2021

Sandra and Wence are featured in a beautiful article about their artistic journeys!

United States Artists

January 18, 2018

Our 2018 Fellows represent the remarkable breadth and depth of the American cultural landscape.

American Craft

June-July 2017

Balvenie Rare Craft Finalist

American Craft

April-May 2017

Woven Together: Wide World of Craft

MOWA Museum of Wisconsin Art

August 2016

Woven Together: Traditional Textiles Meet Modern Design 

Door County Living

Summer 2013

To the Smithsonian and Home Again: Martinez Studio garners national recognition

Indian Country Today

December 14, 2011

Looming Large: Wence Martinez has taken his traditional craft honed over centuries into the world of contemporary art and become a dream weaver.

Paint/Sculpt Out on Canyon Road!

Saturday, October 15, 2-5pm. Martinez Studio welcomes Brian Barreto to demonstrate marble sculpting outside our gallery at 223 Canyon Road, Santa Fe.!

Paint/Sculpt Out on Canyon Road!

Saturday, October 15, 2-5pm. Martinez Studio welcomes Brian Barreto to demonstrate marble sculpting outside our gallery at 223 Canyon Road, Santa Fe.!

Come and celebrate with us!

Saturday, October 8, 2-5pm. Sandra and Wence in Door County!

Sandra and Wence in Door County!

Saturday, September 11, 3-7pm. Celebrate the American Craft magazine and Contemporary Art Gallery Tour!

New Series Dante’s Bubble by Sandra Martinez

Please join us to view Sandra’s new body of work  – July 10 -20


Come and Visit the Door County Gallery This Holiday Weekend!

Wence is in Door County!


Save the Date! Event at Santa Fe gallery

June 19

Wence is in the house! –
Visit live with Sandra and Wence on June 19th

Door County Gallery OPEN! 2021

March 25

Please help us welcome David Nielsen, his work and his bright spirit to Martinez Studio!

Happy New Year Lovelies!

Fiesta! Celebrating 25 Years of Martinez Studio in Jacksonport

July 6 from 3-7pm

In the five years since we last threw a Fiesta, we’ve welcomed unprecedented growth.

Between the Lines: Sandra Martinez at St. Norbert College

February 25 – March 29

In this body of work, Sandra pushes her Symbolist imagery into the third dimension for the first time by use of shadow forms inspired by Haitian cut-outs. 

Wence and Sandra Juried into Excellence in Fibers IV!

January 23, 2019

Ojo de Agua and Tronco :: Excellence in Fibers IV

Harlot’s Progress: Works on Paper at Mr. Helsinki’s

July 18, 2018

Reception for Sandra’s new work painted on text sheets from a large-scale 1822 Hogarth monograph!

Weaving Included in MOWA Contemporary Live Auction

July 2018

We are honored to support Museum of Wisconsin Art by donating a weaving to their biennial signature fundraiser, Vintage 2018: Pedals, Plates, and Pours

Studio Reception July 7th

June 19, 2018

New Weavings, New Works on Paper

Opening Reception, Miller Art Museum, Permanent Collection, and New Website

May 15, 2018

Celebrating our twenty-fourth season in Door County, 2018 United States Artists Fellowship, and Miller Art Museum’s acquisition of Sandra and Malena’s artwork. 

Party and New Site

May 3, 2018

(Our gratitude to USA and all of you is endless!)

***Reception celebrating our USA Fellowship Award at our Door County Studio, Sunday, May 27 12-5pm.
***Our new website, (thanks to USA!) is now live!

USA #ILGiveCommunity Day

May 3, 2018

Dear Friends:

As many of you know, Wence and I received a 2018 USA Fellowship in Crafts last January, and recently went to an Assembly in Chicago hosted by United States Artists in celebration of our amazing class of Fellows!