Originally from South of France, Marina chooses to live abroad with her father at an early age and spends most of her life in California and Mexico. Her passion and ideals rapidly pushes her to adopt a cruelty-free diet, conscious about the equality of all sensible beings on the planet. She likes drawing and wins a drawing contest at ten years old. A self-taught artist, she educates herself throughout museums and all available sources. While in Prague for a costume design internship she stays with a painter and immediately develop a passion for painting. Around the same time, she visits the Hundertwasser museum in Vienna .The vivid colors of the painter’s work and his ecological message and ideals resonate with her. She decides to start using recycled materials, preferring to find her palette in different shades of papers wrappers and to make her own glue. A way to give a new life to a previously useless material symbol of waste. She shows her abstract portraits paintings in Santa Monica for the first time. Her travels to Oaxaca Mexico will give birth the series of paintings called “Maps” an exploration of the world and its frontiers. Back in France, she continues her evolving series while working on a new collection of paintings about insects and their exclusive metamorphosis, another kind of recycling.