Valentina is an art historian with a degree in art history from the University of Rome. She worked at the Contemporary Art Programme of The British School in Rome, and has been a regular contributor to the cultural pages of several Italian newspapers. In 2004, following a period of studies in London, Valentina moved to Palermo, where she began working towards the the opening of the RISO Museum, the island’s first contemporary art museum. She currently works as a journalist and art exhibition curator. Needless to say, her knowledge of and passion for the arts permeates the tours she leads in Palermo and beyond.