Martha was educated at the Art Students League in New York City, Skidmore College, and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, also in New York City.

A life-long painter, she works in watercolor and oil on subjects ranging from still life to portraiture. She works closely with clients to create portraits of children and adults as well as homes, gardens, clubs, boats, institutional and corporate buildings. She paints in her studio in Buffalo, NY.