Born to Iranian Kurdish and French parents, Hortense Ardalan is an artist who lives and works in Paris. Her favorite fields are painting, illustration and animation. She has exhibited in Paris, London and New York, and worked with various companies or institutions such as Wallpaper Magazine, Lisa Azuelos Productions, Artmedia, Collective Food and The Vinyl Factory.

She holds a BA in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins, London.