Nick Martinez Art
Saratoga Springs, NY artist Nick Martinez is a painter and former jockey of 16 years, with a passion for painting horses, thoroughbreds, racing scenes, and a large variety of subjects. He continues to reach audiences as an artist at the Saratoga Race Course and has paintings in collections worldwide. He started his jockey career in 1976 at Centennial Race track in Colorado. In 1983, Martinez’ career came to a halt in a riding accident. Nick endured a year and a half of physical therapy and in his spare time took drawing classes that eventually lead to his career as a full-time artist.