Irina Marz was born in Moscow in 1959. Her father is a sculptor. Her morther is an art critic. Her mother worked as head of the sculpture department at the Tretyakov Gallery. In 1982 Irina graduated from the Moscow Polygraphic Institute, her professors were Dmitry Lion, Dmitry Zhilinsky, Andrey Vasnecov. Since 1986, she is a Member of the Union of Artists of Russia. Since 2012, she is a Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy. Her works are in Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Lipetsk, the Museum of Ryazan, the Museum Abramcevo, in private collection in Italy, France, Germany, Spain, USA, Norway, Greece, England, Israel..