Marty Welsh (b. 1991) is from Kansas City, Kansas. She completed her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Dallas in 2013, after which she chose to continue her studies in painting at the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy. Upon graduating from the three year painting program in 2017 she was offered a teaching position at the Florence Academy of Art. Today, she continues to teach there as co-director of the écorché program, in addition to working in her own studio. She has taught private lessons and workshops in both Italy and the US.