Brigid Marlin was born in Washington, D.C.1936. She studied painting and sculpture in Dublin, Paris and New York. In 1966 she went to Vienna to learn the ‘Mische’ technique, a process of painting which was the secret method of the Italian Renaissance painters, and revived after painstaking research by Professor Ernst Fuchs. In 2010 she took up sculpture, studying with Derek Haworth, a pupil of Henry Moore at his Atelier in Radlett.
She has exhibited in one-man and group shows all over the world. Her illustrations and paintings are in many collections among them are; Ex-President Richard Nixonís estate, Ann Oestreicher, Virginia H Rogers, J. Erdelac of General Motors, Mrs Stanley Kubrick, Lady Arran. Museums which represent her work include; the National Portrait Gallery, the House of Lords, London, Bush House, London (the home of the BBC.), the National Museum of American Illustrators, New York, and the Centre de Cultura de Barcelona, Spain.