William Martin was a sculptor and designer who lived and worked in Thomaston, Maine. Martin was commissioned for installation projects in places such as Northeastern University, Boston, National Arts Center, Ottawa, Ontario, and the Cleveland Sheraton Hotel in Ohio. Martin was in group shows at the Caldbeck Gallery, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscassett and Eastland Gallery in Portland Maine. He was interviewed for many publications, and for PBS, True North, and NBC Nightly News. Martin was a graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.