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 her place 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 Berlin.
-Moscow International Foto Awards, 1st place in 2 categories, Moscow / Russia
-International Lucas-Cranach-Prize, 1st place, Lutherstadt Wittenberg+Kronach / Germany
-Moscow International Foto Awards, 1st place in category Fine Art, Moscow / Russia
-IPA International Photography Awards, 1st place in 3 categories, Los Angeles / USA
-Px3 Photo Competition, 1st place in portrait’s category, Paris / France
-Art Interview, 14th International Online Artist Competition, 1st place, Berlin / Germany
-Px3 Photo Competition, 2nd place in subcategory for Not a Man’s World series, Paris / France
-Art4.ru Museum Awards, Moscow
-IPA International Photography Awards, 1st place in subcategory, Los Angeles / USA
-Nominee of Kandinsky Prize, Russian artist of the Year Moscow / Russia
-IPA International Photography Awards, 2nd place in subcategory, Los Angeles / USA
Since 2005, exhibited in group and solo shows in: Russia, Netherlands, USA, Germany, China, Canada, Belgium, Italy, France, Korea, Monaco, Austria, Hungary.