POLISH NATIVE, MARLENA BIELINSKA GRADUATED WITH MASTERS DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY. AT THE END OF EIGHTIES MARLENA CAME TO NYC FOR SHORT VISIT, SIGNED WITH ELITE MODELING AGENCY AND NEVER LEFT.
SHE BEGAN EXPERIMENTING WITH CAMERA IN THE 1993 PHOTOGRAPHING OTHER MODELS FROM HER AGENCY, AND THE SAME YEAR MADE DEBUT WITH SIX PAGE SPREAD IN AMERICAN PHOTO MAGAZINE. SINCE THEN MARLENA'S WORK HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN OVER 20 AMERICAN MAGAZINES INCLUDING ELLE, GLAMOUR, PLAYBOY, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED AND VIBE. OVERSEAS HER WORK HAS APPEARED IN VOGUE, COSMOPOLITAN, GQ, MAX MAGAZINE, VIVA AND THE GERMAN, JAPANESE AND POLISH EDITIONS OF PLAYBOY.
Article from Shutterbug magazine
In her photographs there is none of that wasted look or shock value that has prevailed in magazine advertising. Her Girls are flirtatious, "delicious" as She calls them and classical.
Testimonials of Mamiya America Corporation,
It is with great pleasure and distinction that we at Mamiya America Cooperation proudly acknowledge Ms. Marlena Bielinska as one of our most valued VIP clients. She has earned that special status by her reputation and efforts in the field of professional photography, ranking her among elite group of less than one hundred and fifty of the country most prestigious and successful image makers.