Martina Shenal is a Professor of Art in the Photography division at The University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. She earned her MFA from Arizona State University and a BFA from The Ohio State University. She currently serves as the Associate Dean in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Arizona.
For her professional work, Shenal has received numerous grants and fellowships including two Professional Development Grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, a Visual Art Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission, a Western States Art Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship, and a UA Confluencenter Faculty Collaboration Grant. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, New Mexico State University Art Museum, Sedgewick CMS, among others.