Charles Martin is Associate Professor of Comparative
Literature at Queens College and a photographer. His articles have
appeared in many publications such as Black Renaissance, Genre and
Modern Fiction Studies. His photographs, exhibited and published
internationally, are part of such museum, public and corporate
collections as The Museum of Modern Art, NY, Brooklyn Union Gas, the
Museum of the City of New York, the Center for Photography at Woodstock
and the Walter Heun Collection, and others. Martin's photos have
appeared on television, CD liners and as book illustration.
Solo exhibitions in Paris, Brazil and the United States include Snug
Harbor Cultural Center (2002), June Kelly Gallery (New York, 1999),
University of Maryland (College Park, 1998), Queens College (1997),
Staten Island Community Television Access Gallery (New York, 1997,
1996), Gordon Parks Gallery—the College of New Rochelle (New York,
1997), University of Wisconsin (Madison, 1996), and Henry Street
Settlement (New York, 1996).
Group exhibitions include the Home Box Office (2002), Smithsonian
Institution (now traveling) and the Brooklyn Museum of Art (2001). He
regularly teaches "Representation, Photography, and Literature" and "Life Writing."