M.F.A.The University of Idaho
Marty Fromm’s father was an Airforce pilot, therefore, he spent his youth moving from place to place in the U.S. and Europe. Marty received his B.S. in Journalism from Georgia Southern University/Statesboro in 1981. He traveled the U.S. extensively until settling in Moscow, Idaho.
He began graduate school while working at Photographic Services at the University of Idaho. Before graduating, he started his own business as a writer, photographer, and owner/operator of a custom black and white photo lab. Marty wrote many pieces that were published in Palouse Journal and other publications, which his photography often accompanied. His photography also appeared on book covers, magazines covers, brochures, billboards, posters, in galleries and numerous other venues, including University of Montana publications such as Cutbank, posters, etc. Marty continued creating art and was awarded a $5,000.00 Fellowship from the Idaho Commission on the Arts. He earned his M.F.A./Art/Photography in 1992.
Marty began his teaching career at the University of Montana that fall, teaching Photography in the Art Department for the next fifteen years. He moved to the Media Arts Department in the spring 2007 semester, where he is currently teaching Media Arts 111 and 295 and developing new courses. Marty has exhibited his artwork locally and nationally and continues working on creative personal projects and exhibiting his work.