Martin Spanyol’s work has gone through a number of transitions, from Abstract Expressionism to Figurative painting. He is primarily a painter but has also produced a large number of ceramics and drawings.
His approach has always been spontaneous, improvisational and visceral. Influences are mostly from Southern European artistic traditions – Velazquez, Zurbaran, Goya, Van Gogh, De Chirico, Matisse, Bonnard, Picasso, Dufy and Morandi.
Martin had a solo show at Linden Hall Studio in November 2015: Hotel Finix