Marilena Perilli has enjoyed working as an illustrator for over 15 years. Her work has appeared across multiple platforms, and enlisted by several major companies to assist with their illustration needs- working in both traditional mediums such as gouache and digitally. She has designed dinnerware for Fishs Eddy, illustrated books for Penguin, Harper Collins, Sterling, St. Martin’s Press, as well as columns for The New York Times and Baltimore Magazine. Marilena also established the look for a national junior fashion line called Necessary Objects and licensing companies such as the Bonnie Marcus Collection. She has also worked in advertising, creating a storybook for a nationally aired Geico commercial parodying Little Miss Muffet. Presently, Marilena is working to help develop the look for a travel website with a fashion edge along with illustrating a Golden Book for Nickelodeon. She lives in NYC with her husband, two small boys, and their Standard Poodle Lola. 



Client List includes:

Martin Agency/Geico, Agency Sacks, Disney, Nickelodeon, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Tiny Prints, Wedding Paper Divas, Kodak, Star Tribune Minnesota, Tampa Bay Times, AAA Magazine, Penguin Group, American Greetings, Target, Sterling Press, Cambridge University Press, Running Press, Peter Pauper Press, Harlequin, St. Martin's Press, Adventure House, Klutz, Women's Health, Westchester Magazine, Boston Common, The Penn Stater, Family Circle, Working Mother Magazine, Fishs Eddy, Lane Bryant

Specialties: Illustration, publishing, editorial, surface design, product development, licensing, painting, drawing, photoshop