Marko Velk was born in 1969 in Split and grew up in Paris. He started his studies at the Atelier de Sèvres in Paris, continuing at the also Parisian École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (1990–1995). He spent a semester at Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London.
Between 2005 and 2010 he held drawing classes at the Atelier de Sèvres. He came to New York in 2010, worked in Brooklyn until 2020 and returned to France where he lives and works today. Since 1990 he participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions across
Europe and the USA.