Family Name: Bentivogli
Place of Birth: Bologna, Italy
Education: PhD Political Sciences, University of Bologna; auto-didactic in art.
Time on Fuerteventura: since 2006
Since her adolescence, Valeria experienced lots of artistic styles, as a self-made painter. Later she studied with famous painters of Bologna as Mr. Sergio Vellani, Mr. Francesco Ara and Mr. Wolfango. Valeria took successfully part to important painting workshops, achieving significant awards, as:
in 1986 the Golden Medal at the exhibition "Città di Bologna" (“City of Bologna”)
in 2004 the Silver Medal at the exhibition "Sotto i portici" (“Below the Bologna arcades”)
in 2005 the Golden Medal at the exhibition "Sotto i portici" (“Below the Bologna arcades”)
In Fuerteventura Valeria already exhibited at the Mall "El Campanario" of Corralejo, at the La Oliva Municipal Art Center "El Toston" of El Cotillo, in the gallery “La Fuentita” in Corralejo and in the “Centro de Arte Juan Ismael” in Puerto del Rosario.