Valerio Berruti was born in Alba, Italy in 1977. He received a degree in Art Criticism from DAMS in Turin. He currently lives and works in Verduno, Italy, in a deconsecrated 17th-century church, which he bought and restored in 1995. Since the mid-90', his works have been shown in several exhibitions, including the Quadriennale di Roma Anteprima, October saloon in Belgrade and Biennal of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean. After the ISCP International Studio & Curatorial Program Grant in New York, his first solo museum show was at the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art in Israel. In 2005 he published the artist book Primary with Charta Art Book, now planning 2 solo shows in Seoul and Bejing opening in April and August 2008.