E. Vincent Martinez is a Cuban-born, Atlanta-based mixed-media artist and filmmaker. He has a BFA from Barry University in Miami, where he grew up, and studied ceramics and photography. After college, he spent two years on a core student fellowship at the Penland School of Craft in North Carolina studying weaving, textiles, book-making, and photography with a focus on in-camera multiple exposures. He continued to explore photography and earned a Master of Fine Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). In 2001 he completed the Masters in Art Education (MaEd) program at Georgia State University and gained his teaching certification in art for grades k-12. The following year he took a teaching position at Grady High School where he started the fashion design program, the only one of its kind in the state. After 10 years at the high school level, Martinez moved on to teach at the Art Institute of Atlanta. He now serves on the Board of Trustees at Penland School of Craft.
Martinez is the creative force and founder behind the brands, fashionado.net, a fashion and lifestyle website and Doggies on the Catwalk, DOTC Foundation - a nonprofit organization with a dual mission - it supports both pet-based causes and art education via the S.E.A.M. Fund.
Through Fashionado, Martinez runs EVM Films, a video production house which produces the popular FashionadoTV channel. He’s currently in post-production of his documentary film, BRINGLE: A Tale of Two Makers. During the pandemic, as educational institutions nationwide adopted online learning, Martinez served as the anchor of AiLive, the system-wide digital TV platform for The Art Institutes.