Marta Dal Farra was born in Belluno, Italy. She immigrated with her family to Ontario, Canada in 1955. Initially she taught English as a second language in Canada, Japan and Mexico. Later, she taught art classes at the Ontario College of Art, Sheridan College and Ryerson Polytechnic Institute in Toronto, Ontario and started her career as a visual artist. She is known for her mixed media textile art. Her exposure to Japanese textile traditions is reflected in some of her artwork. Among many shows, Del Farra’s work has been exhibited at the Japan Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, the Ontario College of Art and Design show of work by alumni and faculty.