Marta Azevedo was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At the age of 18,she won a camera from his parents and fell in love with the world of images.
Only a few years later,S he began to take photography more seriously.
She took some photography courses with the photographers Ivan Lima and Walter Firmo.
She is now specialized in portraits. "I do not shoot pictures, I photograph people"
For over ten years she has been developing the successful Afro-descendant project, Black Faces.
In 2004, she moved to the United States where she lived for eight years and had the opportunity to set up a home studio.
In 2012, she launched the book Black Faces at the Centro Cultural da Justiça Federal, Rio de Janeiro
In 2013, she moved back to Rio de Janeiro.
Marta Azevedo has won national and international prizes with her work Black Faces.
Jury at IPOTY – International Photography of the year. 2016 – London - England
Winning Digital Photo Contests Book Lark Books, United States. 2009
Professional Photographer Magazine, February and April issues of 2010
Lens Work magazine - May 2010
- Turkey - September 2010
Photo Magazine - Brazil - April 2011
Sabia Magazine - - August 2011
Book Black Faces - 2012
Adore Noir – Canada – 2014
Fotografia Magazine – -USA - 2015
Dekit Magazine – USA – 2015
Fem World View – USA – 2015
Edge of Humanity Magazine – USA – 2015
SiverShotz – Australia - 2016
Black Faces - Latino Culture Center - Dallas, Texas, USA 2010
Black Faces - Ward-Nass Gallery – New York City - USA – 2012
Spectrum 2014 – Miami –USA - 2014
Paraty em Foco – Paraty – Rio de Janeiro – Brazil - 2016