Elsa Marina Losada was born in Cartagena. When she was 10 years old she moved to Barranquilla, where she discovered her love for arts at Nora Avendaño´s art school. Strong in her vocation, she continued her preparation in Bogota DC, she moved to The United States where she finished her major in plastic arts and then studied Theory of Colors at Europe.
Elmar uses different painting techniques such as oil painting, acrylic on canvas, ceramic tiles which she uses to create murals and other interventions on space. Her art is characterized by a color explosion and brightness.