Painter and restorer, she also contributed to museums and public galleries for the restoration of important pictorial works. She started her activity as painter by taking part in many joint exhibitions, both national and international. Within their framework, she achieved the "Cornice d'Argento" prize at the International Portrait Exhibition, in the art gallery of Palazzo Doria in Genoa; the Oscar of the Prizes at the International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, in the Martinez Gallery in Cannes; the prize at the 4th European Art Festival of Tigullio, in S. Margherita Ligure. At the same time of the participation in the last joint exhibitions, Marta Capellino was starting to exhibit in some of her one-man shows, especially within the Ligurian and Tuscan precincts.
She attended at the art school in Genoa and then at the Faculty of Architecture in Genoa and in Milan.
At present she lives and works at Uscio, in the province of Genoa.