Silvia Martes (b.1985 in Amsterdam, Netherlands) lives and works in Amsterdam. 

She studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and was artist in residence at the Rijksakademie Amsterdam from 2019 to 2021. 

In 2021 she was shortlisted for Prix de Rome and in the same year was the winner of the Theodora Niemeijer Prize. 

The artist most recently had solo exhibitions at Museum De Pont in Tilburg and the Van Abbe Museum in Eindhoven.

Martes has completed artist-residencies in Ukiha & Tokyo (JAP), Aruba, Oldenburg (DE) and London (GB).

In 2023, her first retrospective solo exhibition took place at the Edith Russ House for Media Art in Oldenburg. 

She has also participated in exhibitions at Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp (2022), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2021) and 

EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam (2020), among others.