Martin Gee is an Emmy award-winning illustrator, designer and art director based in New York. He's known for his abundant imagination, creativity, versatile styles and “legendary” presentations.
Martin is currently a Senior Art Director at TIME. His path of destruction includes The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, Oregon Business Magazine (Portland), The San Jose Mercury News, Chicago Tribune, RedEye, House of Blues Entertainment (Los Angeles) and Orange County Register.
In 2012, Martin won an Emmy (Outstanding Arts / Entertainment Specialty Report) for his contribution to The Boston Globe's 'Penguin Love' video and is 25% closer to an EGOT.
Martin was the 2011 recipient of Ball State University's Anton Majeri Award for innovation and leadership in graphic journalism. “It is for a body of work… a career, if you will, of contributing innovative work, thought leadership and consistently award-winning pieces.”
Martin and his creative wife, Carrie, were married in a guerrilla wedding ceremony in front of Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” at MoMa. They reside in Manhattan with their two loafs (aka unemployed cats).
SELECT CLIENTS / PUBLISHED IN
TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Popular Mechanics, Variety, Adweek, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Huffington, Adult Swim, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Pixar Times, UPPERCASE, Chicago Tribune, Dallas Observer, Amber Tamblyn / The Drums Inside Your Chest, House of Blues, Katalyst Films, Live Nation, Ministry of Sound, Dj Rap, URB, XLR8R
ICON9 Board of Directors - Design/Technology Co-Chair
2014 - SPD Features Opener Merit Award
2012 - Emmy for 'Penguin Love'
2011 - Anton Majeri Award – Ball State University
2009 - Presentation Karaoke (Improv) - 2nd place / fondue set winner
“This is the most consistent range of pages we saw. The portfolio shows huge range — fun and serious, multiple illustration styles and multiple sections. After using personal illustrations, this winner can make the most of very little.” — SND 28 judges describing Martin's silver medal combination portfolio