Martina Sauter was born in 1974 in Constance, Germany, and graduated from Thomas Ruff's class at Arts Academy of Düsseldorf (Kunstakademie) in 2006.
Since 2004, she has put on solo shows in her galleries in Bern, Delft and Cologne, as well as in renowned institutions like Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and Ludwig Forum in Aachen. She has also participated in several group shows at, among others, Kunstverein Konstanz, Künstlerhaus Bremen and Aperture Foundation in New York.
Martina’s monograph, '57 photographs', was published by Thieme Art in 2007. Today, the artist lives and works in Düsseldorf.