Stefania Galegati was born in Bagnacavallo (Ravenna) in 1973. As she moved to Milan, she attended the Academy of Brera and met the artists of Via Fiuggi, all young students of Alberto Garutti. In 1994 she debuted with We Are Moving, a group exhibition at
Spazio ViaFarini in Milan, and took part in events dedicated to the latest generations of artists, such as Aperto Italia 97 at the Trevi Flash Art Museum and Fuori Uso 98 at the fruit and vegetable Market in Pescara. In 2000 she was among the finalists of the Prize for Young Italian art, which won the Critics Award in 2001.