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James Martin: Mystery man of Main Street dies at 92


Last updated 12/18/2020 at 7:52pm

Emily Woodbury

James Martin and friend, in 2010.

Editor's note: James Martin died Dec. 15 at 92. His work was featured in a yearly exhibition since 2004 at Foster/White in Seattle, usually in January. However, he has shown his works with the gallery since the 1980s, beginning at Foster/White's location in Kirkland.

Foster/White will have another show next month.

While Martin was surely an artist of stature, Edmonds may remember the enigmatic figure as the proprietor of a shop in Edmonds that rarely opened.

The store now? Another mysterious proprietor: Psychic Awakenings.

Here is a story from the Edmonds Beacon in 2010 from a reporter who...

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Michael McMurray writes:

Fascinating local story.


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