Martha Whittington received her B.F.A. in Sculpture from the Kansas City Art Institute. She received her M.F.A. in Sculpture from Tyler School of Art. She has been the recipient of artist residencies at the Bemis Center in Omaha, Nebraska, Hambidge Center-Creative Arts in Rabun Gap, Georgia, Go Elsewhere in Greensboro, North Carolina and Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont. She has been awarded grants from the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia (WAP), Office of Cultural Affairs Atlanta, Idea Capital Atlanta, Dashboard Coop Atlanta, and Austin Green. She has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally with shows at Moot Gallery, Hong Kong, Dans Kamera Istanbul, Turkey, AIRI Berlin, Germany, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville Florida, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, and the AMOA- Laguna Gloria Austin Texas. Her work is held in private and the public collections of The High Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Savannah College of Art and Design. Whittington is a Professor of Foundation Studies at the Savannah College of Art and Design.