Marilena Nardi was born in 1966 in Chiampo, a little village in the North of Italy. After studying sculpture, she started teaching at the Academy of Arts in Venice in 1992. She has collaborated with many Italian newspapers such as Corriere della Sera, Diario, Barricate! or L’Antitempo.
She has received more than 50 awards in her career and she is now drawing for Il Fatto Quotidiano, for the quarterly magazine Espoir and for online newspapers such as Aspirina, la rivista. She is also a member of United Sketches and France Cartoon.