Based in Chicago, Trevor Martin is a multi-media artist, educator, and arts administrator. Since 1996 he has collaborated with fellow artist Kym Olsen as part of the ensemble “Morganville” producing durational events, performative videos and audio works, curated projects, and evening-length performances. Throughout its history, Morganville has engaged other artists in special projects; the 2007 film A Heretic’s Primer results from a collaborative investigation with Chicago filmmaker Daniele Wilmouth.
Trevor received his BA in 1992 from Transylvania University (Lexington, KY) and his MFA in 1998 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and has exhibited and performed in venues both locally and nationally. As an educator, he has taught numerous workshops at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art, Links Hall, and Columbia College as well as studio and art history courses in the film/video/new media, performance, and art history departments at SAIC. He currently serves as the Director of Exhibitions at the SAIC.