Painter, printmaker and constructivist, Kenneth Martin was born in 1905. He studied at the Sheffield School of Art from 1927 to 1929 and at the Royal Academy of Art from 1929 to 1932. During the early 1950s, he was associated with the constructivist group that included Pasmore, Hill, Adams and Heath. Martin exhibited in London with his wife, Mary Martin, in 1960 and thereafter, showed in major London galleries, including the Waddington Galleries. From 1946 to 1967, he was a visiting teacher at Goldsmith’s College of Art. He received public commissions and won many awards.