Margarita Gelada was born on 18 May 1971 in Athens. She studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts - ASFA (1992-1997) painting with Dimitris Mytaras, stage design with George Ziakas and graphic arts with George Milios.
Margarita Gelada presented her artwork in the following exhibitions: Artistic Photography, Kreonidis Workshop, ASFA, Athens (1993); Fantastic Portrait, Eirmos Gallery, Thessaloniki (1994); ASFA Students, The Art Newspapers, Maris Hotel, Crete (1997); Unofficial Language, 3rd Visual Group, Artists Building , Athens (1998); ASFA Graduates Degree Show, National Gallery - Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens (1998); Horizons, Melina Merkouri Cultural Foundations (1998); Cheapart, Cheapart Gallery, Athens (1998); Associated Artists, Eos Gallery, Athens (1998); Illustration for Book entitled My Other Self, Gallery 24, Athens (1999); Festival, Old Red Cross Hospital (1999); Art Forum Vilka Gallery, Thessaloniki (1999); Cheapart, Cheapart Gallery, Athens (1999); Diary: Twelve Months - Twelve Artists, Eos Gallery, Athens (2000); Personal Exhibitions, Eos Gallery, Athens (2000); 5 New Artists, Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens (2000); Cheapart, Epikentro Gallery, Athens (2000); Cheapart, Mylos, Thessaloniki (2001); Cheapart, Novosibirsk - Vladivostok, Russia (2001); Without Title, Piraeus Industrial Sector, Piraeus (2001); Love Steps, Zakynthos Cultural Center, Zakynthos Island (2002); Illustration of Poems by Spyros Karydakis (2002); Urban Colors, Piraeus Festival, Piraeus (2002); Woman in Art, Neanova, Crete (2003); 50 Years from the Earthquakes in the City, Zakynthos Cultural Center, Zakynthos Island (2003); Piraeus Festival, Piraeus Port Authotity - OLP, Piraeus (2003); Still Film, Oneiro Cinema, Piraeus (2004); Group Exhibition, Neanova, Crete (2004); Conditio Human Conditio, Selini Art Gallery, Athens (2005); Wo+Man Festival, Cheapart Gallery, Athens (2006); Cheapart, Action Field Codra, Thessaloniki (2007); 18th Panionian Exhibition, Orfeas Cultural Center, Lefkada Island (2007); Retrace: Art Walk Through Kimolos, Kimolos Island (2007); Cheapart, Cheapart Gallery, Athens (2007); Image - Space - Action, Technopolis, Athens (2008); Foureeen Women and... I, Sarandopoulos Mills, Piraeus (2008); and [Wo + Man =?] Defining Gender: New Role - New Rights, Cosmos of Culture Center, Athens (2008).
Margarita Gelada currently lives and works in Piraeus.