Miss Van was born in 1973 in Toulouse, France and started wall-painting in the streets at the age of 18. In 1993, Miss Van commenced to include her first doll in her frescos. Her reasoning for her painting is personal: "Painting on walls was a way to show that I was boycotting the conventional art world". She did her first personal show in an art gallery at 26. She now lives and works in Spain.