Marta Belkot was born in 1989 in Tarnowskie Góry, Poland. With an integrated master degree in printmaking and drawing at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, also studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto and the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland. In the same area, completed a professional internship at the University of Porto where later worked as a technician assistant. With a FCT scholarship is currently attending PhD studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts in Porto with research project entitled: A practical re-appraisal of surface prepared paper and enamel as alternative substrates to a contemporary print based practice. As an visual artist, created objects, illustrations, drawings, photos, movies and graphics.

Representative works:

G. Machado, M. Belkot (2019). Drawing for reproduction: Toward recreating surface prepared papers for making prints and exploring
creative practice. Proceedings of CONFIA – International Conference on Ilustration & Animation, Viana do Castelo . Portugal, pp. 294-303.

(February 2020). Exhibition installation assistant:­ A new life after a tree/Uma vida nova depois de ser árvore, oMuseu, FBAUP, and MNSR, Porto.

(January 2020). Organization of workshop entitled: Gillotage. Exploring a mid-nineteenth century relief printing technique. Together with Professor Graciela Machado and PhD student Sandra Costa Bras for Post-Digital Letterpress Printing Conference. FBAUP, Porto.

(2017). Winner of Top Graduates – Graphics – Student and his supervisor attributed by International Printmaking Society of Cracow, PL.