Trinity University Press

Martha Hughes

Martha Hughes is a professional artist and writer whose career spans the diverse worlds of fine art and high tech. Her artwork is included in private and corporate collections across the country. She actively pursues new approaches to her art, but gardens and the desert landscape are a continuing source of inspiration.

Marfa Garden

Marfa Garden is a full-color celebration of more than sixty flowering plants of the Chihuahuan Desert and neighboring regions. The desert, North America’s second largest at 140,000 square miles, spans West Texas, parts of New Mexico and Arizona, and northern Mexico. It is a surprising showcase for colorful plant diversity. Presented in a style reminiscent of naturalist Karl Blossfeldt’s Art...

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