Gabriel Ippóliti was born in 1964 in Cañada de Gómez, Santa Fe, Argentina. In 1986 he started working for an advertising agency and in 1987 he worked his way up as a graphic designer and illustrator for other advertising agencies. On the side he designed characters for t-shirts and graphics for the textile industry. In 1998 he started working for a newspaper called La Capital in rosario, illustrating headlines and drawing caricatures of international celebrities. Since then, he produced an average of two illustrations a week. With the writer Diego Agrimbau, he created the graphic novel 'La Burbuja de Bertold', which was published as 'La Bulle de Bertold' by the French publisher Albin Michel.