Michael Garel-Martorana is an artist and designer based in New York City. He graduated from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Architectural Studies and French, and received his Master of Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design. He is currently a designer at Ogawa Depardon Architects in New York City. 



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Michael Garel-Martorana is an artist and designer based in New York City. He graduated from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Architectural Studies and French, and received his Master of Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design. He is currently a designer at Ogawa Depardon Architects in New York City.



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POTTERY

A collection of wheel thrown stoneware including plates, bowls, & cups along with decorative pieces such as vases, plants pots, and incense trays. 

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2020
CERAMICS





SOUTH WATER STREET PAVILION

A public pavilion in Providence, RI.

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2020
ARCH






OPREA DESIGN GROUP

Project photos from various jobs completed as a designer at Oprea Design Group. 

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2017-19
WORK






IDA B WELLS HOMES, CHICAGO

A housing proposal for the demolished Ida B Wells Homes in Chicago. 

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2020
ARCH






WORKING LANDSCAPES

A mixed-use building in downtown Providence, RI.

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2020
ARCH






VERMONT SERIES

Acrylic on Canvas
20” x 24”

2021
PAINT



ON STAGE 

A project exploring layers and objects in digital space. 

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2022
DIGITAL




VISUAL AMBIGUITY

Wood Frame, Muslin, String
16” x 24”

2022
SCULPTURE




BAY STREET SHEDS

A proposal for an aquatic + community center in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

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2021
ARCH




GEOID

This project involved the measuring and mapping of a rock in 2D, followed by modeling it in 3D. The model was then used to produce a set of drawings exploring elevations, angles, and trajectories.

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2019
ARCH



CLAY

Acrylic on Canvas
24” x 30”
2022
PAINT





FRAGMENT

Acrylic on Canvas 
20” x 24”

2021
PAINT




MAISONS DE VILLE EN TRIPLEX

A proposal for housing in Paris' 14th arrondissement. 

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2016
ARCH




MHT PRODUCTIONS

Production work from various New York Fashion Week shows.

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2012-PRES.
WORK




UNTITLED

Acrylic on canvas
16” x 20”
2022
PAINT




TRANSMISSION

Spreads from work as a Photo Assistant for “Transmission: Issue No. 2,” a collaboration between Paul Maffi & Dylan Forsberg. 

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2013
WORK




COASTLINE

Explorations of the coastline.

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2014-18
PHOTO




ARCH FOR CHANGE

Architecture for Change is an initiative supporting Black women in their architectural education, with proceeds going to the Architects Foundation’s Diversity Advancement Scholarship. 

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2020
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