Born in Krasnoyarsk (Siberia) in 1989. Based in London. Graduated from the Faculty of Painting of the Krasnoyarsk Art School and the Free Workshops Contemporary Art School of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art.
Alexey Martins interest in the dynamically changing world amid global pandemics, climate and political crises is reflected in his artistic practice. Using a unique set of materials, techniques, and narratives, he captures the process of cultural, identity, and social structural evolution. He views art as a living language capable of sensitively responding to the ever-changing reality.
In 2015, Martins got onto the short list of the Kandinsky Prize in the nomination “Young Artist. Project of the Year”.
In 2017, Alexey Martins became the winner of the annual Ruinart Art Patronat Award Contest in the field of contemporary art.
Martins’ works are found at the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Contemporary Arts Krasnoyarsk