Marta Monteiro (b. 1973) completed a degree in Fine Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, and was a teacher and trainer for several years. 

Since 2012, she has dedicated almost exclusively to illustration, working regularly with the New York Times and the Portuguese publisher Pato Lógico, among others. She received awards for her illustration work from the Society of Illustrators, 3X3 Magazine and Communication Arts Magazine.

Recently, she participated in the collective and itinerant exhibition “Illustrators Exhibition 2017”, organized by the Bologna Fair, and finished her second animated short film based on the homonymous short story “A Sonolenta” by A. Tchekhov, that was presented at Curtas Vila do Conde.