Marianna Katsoulidi was born in Athens in 1979.
In 2005, she graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts, department of Visual Arts, in the field of Painting. She graduated with honors. Under the tutelage of Triantafyllos Patraskidis, she took courses in Set Design, Engraving and Art Teaching in Secondary Education. She was conferred the qualification Integrated Master in Visual Arts.
In 2008 she graduated from the 2-year postgraduate program of Fine Arts at the Athens School of Fine Arts, with professor Tassos Christakis.
She is a final-year student and a trainee Art Psychotherapist in a 4-year Postgraduate program in Art Psychotherapy at the Art and Psychotherapy Center. The degree is recognized as a certificate of specialization in Art Psychotherapy by the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP).
From 2005 to 2009 she collaborated with the Adult Education Center, the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Ilioupolis, as well as the Vellios School of Art Lifelong Learning Center as a teacher of drawing, color, design, painting and engraving.
From 2003 to 3007 she engaged in articles of clothing (painting on clothes and accessories). This work was displayed in the magazines VIMADONNA (30-03-2003), COSMOPOLITAN (10-2003), on NET TV in the talk shows “10-2” with Rika Vayanni and Popi Tsapanidou (07-0-2003) “Pandemonium” and on South Greek Television NET “In Faces” with Rebecca Sgourea (15-06-2004).
Since 2006 she has been collaborating with the company Summit Team Building and Training as an art consultant in various creative team projects.
She has held 7 solo exhibitions so far and she has participated in more than 50 group exhibitions. Her works can be found in the Collection of Frissiras Museum, the Moschandreou Collection, the Luciano Benetton Collection and many private collections in Greece and abroad.
Some of her paintings were used as covers for novels and poem collections. She has illustrated the fairy tale “When daisies were either white or yellow” by Gabriella Psilopoulou-Ieronimidou which was published in December 2019 by Aparsis Editions.
Her painting is depictive, symbolic, with emphasis on design. The subject – matter is anthropocentric with elements from toys, myths and fairy tales.
She lives and works in Athens.