Martina Peluso was born in Naples (Italy). She grew up in between Tuscany and Naples, where she studied the art of Printing at the Institute of Art, and she frequented courses in illustration at Sarmede and Pavia.
Later, she moved to Edinburgh, where she now lives. She has worked in all areas of illustration including advertising, packaging, editorial and design. Her artwork has been exhibited throughout the world and she has illustrated several children's books.