Marianna Katsoulidi was born in Athens in 1979. In 2005 she graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts with a degree in painting and honours from the studio of Tr. Patraskidis. During her studies she was nominated for a scholarship and she chose the special courses of Scenography, Engraving and Art Teaching in Secondary Education. From 2006 to 2008 she studied at the two year program at the Athens School of Fine Arts, supervised by A. Christakis, and she was awarded her Masters degree in Fine Arts with honours. She lives and works in Athens, Greece.