Martita , a Southern California native and artist is based in North County San Diego,California. She has an art studio at Distinction Gallery in Escondido for over 11 years. She is active and works with their Teen program for the non-profit organization; Art Hatch. She is currently completing an art degree (emphasis in Printmaking, Book Arts and Painting) and a minor degree in Women studies (emphasis on narratives in ageism and sexism) at San Diego State University. For the last twelve summers, She has been an artist in residence in Star Lake,Wisconsin, promoting local art for a non profit organization and also working with volunteers in a seasonal environment in a restored (original) Schoolhouse in Star Lake,Wisconsin. One of her goals is creating an art theory program for seniors.