Mari Miyazawa graduated from Nihon University, College of Art, Department of Fine Arts (1983), and from the Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Film and New Media (2014). She worked as graphic designer for computer games until 2000. Since 2002, she presents her "oekaki bento" (kyaraben) works as an exploration of "food art". She had solo exhibitions in Ginza (Tokyo) and Umeda (Osaka). From 2007, she directs short animated films using food as material, aired on J:COM (Japan's largest CATV channel).