September 23 – October 31, 2016
Artist reception: Friday, September 23, 5-7pm
New to Santa Fe’s diverse and eclectic art community is Stephan Martiniere, an internationally acclaimed Science Fiction and Fantasy artist. In the past 25 years he has become known for his talent, versatility and imagination in every entertainment fields including feature films, animation, video games, theme parks, editorial, commercial and book covers. Martiniere will unveil new works on canvas summer 2016 exclusively at POP Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. An artist reception will be hosted during annual Wine & Chile Fiesta week Friday September 23rd.
His clients include ILM, Disney, Universal, Paramount, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks. Stephan Martiniere has worked on movies such as Tomorrowland, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy, 300: Rise of an Empire, Total Recall (2012), I, Robot, Tron: Legacy, Star Wars Episodes 2 and 3, Star Trek (2009), Knowing, The Fifth Element, Virus, Red Planet, The Astronaut’s Wife, Sphere, Titan A.E, and Time Machine, as well as the upcoming The Fifth Wave, Independence Day, Resurgence, The Suicide Squad and Solutrean.
Stephan was the Art Director for the visually acclaimed game Rage for ID Software. He was the Visual Design Director responsible for the games URU: Ages beyond Myst, URU: The Path of the Shell and Myst 5. He worked several years as Visual Design Director for the game Stranglehold in Chicago for Midway games and later as Creative Visual Director of the concept department for other Midway games including Black Site Area 51, Blitz, Ballers, MK vs DC, Wheelman and several un-announced titles. One of his most recent projects, Suicide Squad, was released nationwide August 2016.
Full Bio/CV: http://popsantafe.com/