Massimiliano Pelletti was born in 1975 in Pietrasanta, Italy, where he still lives and works. He attended the Stagio Art School in Pietrasanta, later graduating from the University of Pisa with a degree in Philosophy. As a child, he started learning from his grandfather, Mario, in the family workshop. He made his artistic debut in 2006, winning the 12th edition of the Biennale of Young Artists from Mediterranean Europe. His work is shown worldwide.