(1942 - present)
Martha Mans is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society since 1992 and the National Watercolor Society since 1999. Other signature memberships include the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies and the New Mexico Watercolor Society. She is a recipient of the Silver Certificate of the San Diego Watercolor Society and is a member of the National Arts Club in New York. Martha is also an active member of the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she lives and has a studio. She is a Master Instructor in watercolor. From 1992 to 1997 she taught for the Art Students’ League of Colorado Springs. Her watercolor workshops are offered throughout the United States and abroad. She was Director of the Ghost Ranch Watercolor Workshops from 1987 to 1990 and is presently (2009) the Director and instructor of popular workshops aboard the Clipper Ship, “Star Clipper”, where students paint and sail in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean Sea. Her work is well represented in many private and corporate collections.