Born in Melbourne, Nathan Ferlazzo studied multimedia design at Monash University. He worked in various design studios in Melbourne for several years as a graphic designer before making the exciting move to found a family business – Marini Ferlazzo. Nathan has a passion for not only art and wildlife, but for science and nature. Inspired by people like Jane Goodall and characters from his favourite books, like Mowgli and Bagheera (The Jungle Book), Nathan is in constant pursuit to expand his knowledge about planet Earth and it's connection to humans. Nathan’s intricate pen and ink illustrations are intended to highlight both the beauty of the world's wildlife while educating and inspiring viewers to take action to help protect threatened species.