Born Adelaide, South Australia.
B. Ed(FineArt) Flinders University, South Australia
1986 Resident-Cite International des Arts, Paris, NCAD, Dublin
1989-1994 Gallery director/Arts Officer, City of Prospect, SA
1999-2003 Specialist Art Consultant, Mass Transit Railway Corporation (Ltd), Hong Kong



2013 My Beautiful Cha Chaan Teng, OzAsia Festival, Adelaide Festival Centre, South Australia
2007 the INTERIOR. La Lanta Gallery, Bangkok
2005 Nightshift, John Batten Gallery, Hong Kong
2003 Cha Chan Teng, John Batten Gallery, Hong Kong
Golden Palace, TADU Contemporary Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
Helpers, Ayala Museum, Makati City, Manila, Philippines (sponsored by the Australian Embassy)
2001 Beautiful City, John Batten Gallery, Hong Kong
2000 Irwin Hotel, Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide
Horsham Art Gallery and Mildura Art Centre, Victoria, Australia
1997 Maria Ghost, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, SA
1995 Breathtaking: A Passage on the Titanic, Contemporary Art Centre, SA
With a Bound They Were Free, Billboard Project, Belfast, N Ireland



2008 Religious Beliefs and Contemporary Social Phenomena of Southern East Asia, Guangdong Contemporary Art Museum, China
2000 Chemistry: Art in South Australia 1990 – 2000, Art Gallery of South Australia
1997 Shunt, Platform Art Space, Melbourne, Vic, Aust. (SATEP Tour 1998/99)
1992 Real Fictions, University of South Australia Art Museum (SATEP Tour 1992/93)
1991 Asunder, (2 person show) Artspace, Festival Centre, Adelaide, Sth Australia



Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Art Gallery of South Australia
Horsham Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia
Duncan Aviation, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Adelaide Youth Courts, Adelaide, South Australia
St Vincent’s Hospital, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia
Immanuel College, Century Theatre, Adelaide, South Australia
Connell Wagner Consulting Engineers, Foyer Design, Adelaide, South Australia
Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Hong Kong



2015 Studio, NSAF, Hue, Vietnam
2004 Studio, Changdong / Goyang National Art Studios, Korea
2003 Studio, Alliance Francaise International Centre of Art, Bangkok, Thailand
New Work/ International Presentation Grant, Arts SA
Professional Development Grant, Australia Council
1999 Studio, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, USA (Jan.-March
1998 Professional Development Grant, ArtSA / Australia Council
1997 Project Grant, ArtSA
1996 RMIT Winter School Scholarship, Urban Futures: Toward Sustainable Design, ArtSA
1994 Studio, Flaxart Studios, Belfast, N Ireland / Travel Grant, SA Dept for the ArtsA
1992 CCSA Artists in Architectural Firms (Woods Bagot) residency / Project Grant, SA Dept for the Arts



Bangkok 101 “The Interior”, March 2007
Vipasai Niyamabha, ‘The City as a Drug’, The Nation Bangkok, March 2007
Sylvia Hui,”Hard day’s night”, Weekend Standard, Hong Kong, March 26-27 2005
Cid Reyes, “Rooms with a View”, Manila Today, June 10 2003
JosefNg, “Golden Palace”, Bangkok Metro, July 2003
Catherine Cheung, “Diner Image”, PERSPECTIVE, Hong Kong, May/June 2003
Jessica Wong, “My Beautiful Cha Chan Teng”, Ming Pao Weekly, Hong Kong, April 6 2003
Jonathan Best, “Pinoy OFWs through Foreign Eyes”, Sunday Inquirer Magazine, Manila, Mar 23 2003
John Batten, “Rick Martin: Asian Epiphany”, Broadsheet, (CACSA), Autumn 2003
Cynthia Leung, “A Tale of Two Cities”, South China Morning Post 2417 Magazine June 2001
Janice Lally, “Rick Martin at CACSA”, Asian Art News, July/August 2000
Richard Grayson, “Navigator: The Work of Rick Martin” A Work Paper(No. 1), (CACSA) 1999
Linda Marie Walker, “A Haunting”, Real Time, Feb/March 1998
James Moss, PhotoFile, # 47, March 1995
Stanislaus Fung, “Breathtaking”, Architecture Australia, Nov/Dec 1995
Noel Sheridan, “The Situation”, Catalogue Essay, (CACSA), Adelaide, September 1995