In Memoriam: Frank Toby Martin (1951-2012)

Toby Martin, a renowned sculptor and associate professor of art at Spelman College in Atlanta, died late last month. He was 60 years old.

A native of Jacksonville, Florida, he graduated from Morehouse College in 1976. He earned a master of fine arts degree from Georgia State University’s sculpture program where his thesis was entitled, “Form From My Spirit in a Three-Dimensional World.”

Martin joined the faculty at Spelman College in 1987. Several of Professor Martin’s works are displayed on the Spelman College campus.


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  1. Miss you Professor. You have challenged me and allowed me to develop confidently as an Artist. Warm and humble thanks….I will remember you forever πŸ™‚ Walk good my friend

  2. Libya says:

    I had no idea. I remember the many times Professor Martin invited his students into his studio not just to see his work… But to make our own art.

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