Martine Lepore is a native of Gates, NY. Her early interest was in the fashion industry. Her pursuit of artistic learning soon drew her to the work of the Italian Renaissance. After visiting New York City, Martine moved back to Rochester and began her career as a self-taught artist. Martine specializes in painting. She works with all types of media and in many genres, using warms blends of color. Her masterful paintings contrast the awesome, the trivial, and the melancholic, interweaving elements of autobiographical experiences that mesmerize the viewer.