Silvia Spitaleri was born in Erice (TP) on 19 July 1992 and lives in Trapani. In 2011 she completed her high school studies at the Liceo Artistico Michelangelo Buonarroti in Trapani. While attending high school she took part in a number of competitions including: The Regional Competition launched in 2007 by Ai.Bi. “Amici dei Bambini - il diritto di essere figlio” with a graphic-pictorial work that won third prize, the “L’Arte in Bottiglia” painting and graphic design competition launched in 2008 for the Barbera d’Asti wine label, the Second artistic-literary competition “Il Volo di Pègaso - Oltre l’ignoto” and the competition launched in 2009 by the Ministry for cultural heritage and activities and tourism (MiBAC) to design gadgets promoting the ministry’s image.
In 2012 she began a three-year degree course in Industrial Design at the University of Palermo and is now a final year student.
In September 2015 she participated as an artist in the Biennale of Contemporary Art of Trapani as part of the “caseminime” project and the same month won the Beautiful Ideas competition for the Cersaie 2016 poster image with the project “Materia Viva”.