Self taught artist, Martha Case Nemer, has spent most of her life in the middle Tennessee area and has been a Nashville resident for the past 34 years. She has always shared a deep love of all arts and admits she was a constant "doodler" from the time she could hold a pencil...and quite often doodling over her class notes and many important items. She has been painting for three decades but became a full time working artist in 2012, after retiring from 25 years of luxury fashion retail, a family business.
Martha's definition of "retirement" is a little unusual. She is also a certified health and wellness coach...helping others live their best lives. (Simply Nourished by Martha) She lives a very active lifestyle...she knits, she runs, she hikes, she chases her adorable grands and truly lives life to its fullest.
"I am grateful for the gift of painting and the joy it brings into my life"
Martha creates her paintings with many mediums such as acrylic, oil, charcoal, oil pastels, ink and whatever she can find interesting in the moment. As a self taught artist, she takes pride in learning her own techniques with passion, motivation and hard work...and in her words, "creating lots of beautiful messes along the way" She admits she has a particular weakness for golden hues and warm color palettes.
"The hours spent in front of the easel are my happiest moments. When I paint, the world around me ceases to exit. I sincerely hope my work brings you much joy, too. XOXO"
Art on the West Side, Featured Artist, 2014
Art on the West Side, 2015-2019
Montgomery Bell Academy Art Show, 2019-2021
Artcletic Nashville, 2020
St. George's Art Show, Memphis, 2021
The Harding Art Show, 2022
The Cotton Mill Collection
Gas Lamp Antiques & Interiors
The Coltharp Design Group
Pure Barre Franklin
Gordon Jewish Community Center
Janet Levine March Gallery
Tennessee Arts League
The Chestnut Group
DONATIONS & EVENTS:
Red Door Bash, Gilda's Club , Nashville, TN
Harding Academy 50th Anniversary Celebration
United Way, Upper Cumberland Region
Tennessee Tech School of Nursing
Easter Seal, Western Kentucky
Second Harvest Food Bank
Nashville Food Project
Styleblueprint, Nashville, 2013
Nashville Arts Magazine, 2014
HGTV House Hunters Renovation, 2016
ArtBeat, (in the Gulch) Nashville, TN