Università Roma Tre, 2010, Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere
Valentina Vella was born in Rome, Italy, where she graduated in English literature at the University of Roma Tre with a thesis about The Age of Anxiety by W. H. Auden, under the guidance of the Shakespearean scholar and poet Gilberto Sacerdoti. She graduated from the Interdisciplinary Arts and Media MFA Program at Columbia College Chicago in May 2014. She is a 2013 Columbia College Graduate fellow and a 2014 CAA Professional Development fellow. She is a video and performance artist.