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Martha Banyas

  I began serious studio work with enamels in the early 1970’s. I have taught college classes and workshops, and have exhibited widely both nationally and internationally to the present.

    In 1985, I started Apa Ini, a folk art gallery in Portland, Oregon. For the next 20 years I traveled extensively in SE Asia and Turkey, and was a dealer in ethnographic and tribal arts/crafts. During that time my personal work evolved in many different directions from making masks and life-size puppets in Bali to continuing work in small scale sculpture and jewelry.

    In 2005 I returned to full-time studio work in enamels and metals.