Ayren Martin was born in Yorktown, Virginia. He Graduated with Associate of Applied Science in Photography from Thomas Nelson Community College in May 2018. Martin has exhibited his work at: Peninsula Fine Art Center’s GENESIS: College Student Juried Exhibition and “Emerging Artist” at Norfolk’s prestigious Stockley Gardens Fall Art Festival. He also shown work at Christoper Newport University. He also received national honors as a finalist in Photographer’s Forum Magazine’s 37th Annual Spring Photography Competition.