Katerina Belkina was born in Samara, a city in the South-East of the European part of Russia. She grew up in an artistic atmosphere; her mother is a visual artist and, in herplace of birth, she got an education in the art of painting at the Art Academy. She continued her education in 2000 at an Academy for Photography also in Samara and exhibitions of her mysterious self-portraits ensued in Moscow and Paris. Katerina Belkina was nominated for the prestigious Kandinsky Prize (comparable to the British Turner prize) in Moscow in 2007. At the moment, Katerina Belkina is living and working in Moscow and Berlin.
2012 IPA International Photography Awards – 1st place in 3 categories, Los Angeles
2010 Px3 PHOTO COMPETITION, France. – 1st place in portrait’s category, Paris
2010 International Color Awards – Honorable Mention in Fine Art, Los Angeles
2008 Art Interview – 14th International Online Artist Competition – 1st place, Berlin
2008 Px3 PHOTO COMPETITION – 2nd place in subcategory for «Not a man’s world» series, Paris
2008 International Photography Awards – 1st place in subcategory, Los Angeles
2007 Nominee of Kandinsky Prize – 2007 (Russian artist of the Year), Moscow
2007 International Photography Awards – 2nd place in subcategory, Los Angeles
Since 2005, exhibited in group and solo shows in: Russia, Netherlands, USA, Germany, Canada, Belgium, Italy, France, Korea, Monaco, Austria, Hungary.