Marina Kastalskaya was born in Moscow in 1948. In 1966-1972, she studied in the Moscow Polygraphic Institute. In 1975, she joined the USSR Union of Artists.
Marina's personal exhibits include East/West in the Central House of Artists in Moscow in 1998, Birthday-2000 in A-3 Gallery in Moscow in 1999, exhibits in Le Vall Gallery in Novosibirsk in 2000 and in the Chernov Gallery in Novosibirsk in 2003.
Among her most notable group exhibits are 100 Years of Anna Akhmatova in Moscow and Paris in 1989, Calligraphy in USSR-USA in New York and San-Francisco in 1990, Open Door in Woodlands Art Gallery in London in 1990, Paper Metamorphosis in The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow in 2001, the Abstract Art in Russia: The Twentieth Century in the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg in 2001, Moscow Abstraction: Second Half of the 20th Century in the Tretyakov Gallery in 2003, Collage in Russia: the 20th Century in the Russian Museum in 2005 and Revision of Material in the State Tretyakov Gallery in 2005-2006.
Marina's works are found in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, as well as in other museums and private collections in Russia and other countries.