After graduating from the School of Applied Arts in Casablanca, he started exhibiting in Morocco in 1972. Also, he was professor of Visual Arts in a Rabat high school. In 1980, he held his first exhibition in France. Soon after, he was invited to participate at the twelfth Biennale of Paris in 1982. After obtaining a bursary from the French government, Bellamine settled down in Paris as an artist resident at the Cité Internationale des Arts. Then, he completed his studies at University of Paris VIII in History and Theory of Art.
He has been exhibiting extensively throughout Morocco, France, Belgium and the U.K. as well as worldwide such as in Spain, Portugal, Finland, the Middle East and Egypt, Senegal, California, Tunis. In 1987, he participated to the Biennale of São Paulo in Brazil. Since he had returned to Morocco in 1989, Bellamine contributed actively to the promotion of contemporary art in his country. In 1997, he initiated the creation of a permanent collection of contemporary art in the Children’s Hospital of Rabat, first experience of its kind in Morocco.
His works have been acquired by several public and corporate collections such as Moroccan institutions as well as the Museum of the Arab World Institution (IMA) in Paris, the national fund for contemporary art (FNAC) in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, the Museum of Africa and Oceania in Paris, the Kinda foundation. He lives and works in Rabat.