Raffaella Benetti (1961) studied philosophy at the University of Ferrara and studied architecture and art at the liturgy in Rome. In 1995, she began her artistic training in various fields of contemporary art, from painting to sculpture, and made progress in the research on colour and light that led her to experiment with precious materials such as gold and silver. She studied philosophy and subsequentli at the Venice European Centre for Crafts and Professions of Architectural Heritage Conservation. 2005-2007, she attended the course of architecture and arts for liturgy at the Pontifical University S. Anselmo in Rome where she began a research on Byzantine icon and art. In 2012, the curators course and artistic events at the Slovenian Public Exhibition Centre in Venice. Initially was interested in painting by focusing his artistic research on the color-light relationship. In the late nineties, she devoted particularly to sculpture and created works with the use of materials such as marble, bronze, gold. Influenced by authors such as Mircea Eliade, Pavel Florenskij, Elémire Zolla, G. Bachelard, she approaches a particular attention to the symbol, symbol that the artist uses in his plastic language which acquires a character and a precise originality.