Martin won the Mill Cove Award 2017 at sculpture in Context at the National Botanic Gardens. Martin was born in Newry Co. Down , raised in West Cork and Dublin. He works mainly in stainless and mild steel, aluminium, copper and brass. Martin is an award winning sculptor and has practiced on a part time basis for over twenty years . In 2013 he returned to producing his work full-time. His steel sculptures can be found in private and corporate collections, and his work has been exhibited  in various public exhibitions and Galleries.
Martin designs and hand makes all his work from his studio in South County Dublin.