Simonetta was born in Milan, Italy, and grew up in Bologna. She studied architecture in Venice and is now assistant professor at the Faculty of Architecture in Naples. She was curator of an exhibition on travel sketchbooks for the cultural fair Galassia Gutenberg in Naples (www.galassia.org). Her travel sketchbooks can be seen at www.inviggiocoltaccuino.blogspot.com.
Source: An Illustrated Life