Mr. Martin is born in San Francisco, California to Ernest Thomas and Leona Martin.
Mr. Martin receives a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.
Mr. Martin studies postgraduate work at the California School of Fine Arts.
Mr. Martin receives a Master of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.
Mr. Martin becomes a registrar for the Oakland Art Museum in California.
Mr. Martin becomes director of exhibitions at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Mr. Martin is appointed director of the college at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Mr. Martin authors “Beulah Land,” published by Crown Point Press.
Mr. Martin serves as a consulting editor of ArtWeek.
Mr. Martin authors “A Travel Book,” published Arion Press.
Mr. Martin authors “From an Antique Land,” published Green Gates Press.
Mr. Martin is appointed dean of academic affairs at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Mr. Martin is named Dean Emeritus.