Categories Archives: Media

The Surfers Journal

I’m honored to have a profile in the new issue of the greatest surfing magazine ever, The Surfers Journal issue 29.3 June/July.   Please pick it up if you can, the whole magazine is incredibly well written, researched, and laid out with beautiful photographs.

Snap Judgement Podcast

I got a call from the folks with Snap Judgement Podcast to chat a bit about the similarities of living at sea on containerships and living in quarantine. Its a short and fun episode and I’m the third of the stories, give it a listen! (link)

Bodies Politic at Cordesa Fine Art, Los Angeles (full preview)

My first solo show in Los Angeles is now open. Please stop by to see it in person before May 6th. Below are shots of the full installation.  It is made up of Ink on Paper Drawings, Photography, and Sculpture made from a well traveled shipping container. Here is a link to Cordesa Fine Art […]

John McNeil Studio Limited Edition

  Edition 7: Martin Machado from John McNeil Studio on Vimeo. I recently completed this huge 38 piece installation at John McNeil Studio in Berkeley, CA. While I was preparing the work some nice folks from JMS came by for a studio visit and wrote up a little recap here. Check it out.

International Maritime Festival in Brest, France

I was honored to have the kind folks involved with the Teatro Container in Chile, bring my work to Brest, France for their Maritime Festival. (Click here for images and a French article on the event).  A large installation was set up showcasing some of my ink on paper pieces alongside the large-scale painting of […]

Book Release: “An Ocean Between US”

Ever since I got the chance to flip through some early editions of Captain Cook’s “Voyages Of Discovery” books at the special collections floor of the San Francisco Public Library, I have wanted to create a book of my own. After years of planning with the guys at The Prototype Press, I am very proud […]