Born in Bridgetown, WA. Lives and works in Melbourne.
Aaron Martin has been consistently exhibiting his imagistic paintings, drawing and sculptural installations since 1998, he has held numerous solo and group exhibitions across Australia. He has twice been a finalist in the John Leslie Art Prize and a finalist in the Paul Guest Art Prize (2014) and the Churchie Art Prize (2011). He was awarded art residencies at: St Vincents Hospital (2010), Ballilla House, Brighton (2011), Poh Chang University, Bangkok(2013) and Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand (2013).
As an educator, curator and gallerist Aaron has been and is actively involved in the arts, lecturing in painting and drawing at Melbounre School of Art (2001-06) and Swinburne University (2005-12). He worked as writer, interviewer and creative advisor for ArtInfo.com.au. He has held a seat on the board of Trocadero Art Space (2008-2010) and Vice-President (2010-2015). In 2012 he founded Five Walls Projects where he is the current Director. He is currently undertaking a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts (by research) at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.