Gloria Martinez-Granados is a Phoenix, Arizona based artist. Originally from Guanajuato, Mexico she migrated to the United States of America with her family at a young age. Much of her work is inspired by her experience growing up undocumented and from the colorful textiles of her native Mexico. She enjoys working with traditional methods with a contemporary take using a variety of mediums such as printmaking, fiber arts and beadwork.
Gloria is a member of the local Latina artist collective The Phoenix Fridas. She has been invited as a teaching artist at The Phoenix Art Museum. Her work has been accepted into juried exhibitions, most recently for Arte Latino Now 2019 exhibition at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2019 she earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking at Arizona State University.