Elena Valsecchi was born in Novara, Italy, in 1976. She currently lives and works between Lisbon and Peniche, Portugal.
Initially graduated in Public Relations, between 1999 and 2007 she develops, in some multinationals companies in Milan, a career in marketing and commercial, in addition to which she conducts activities essentially related to theater.
In 2008, a sabbatical year and a long trip to South America persuade her to take a new path.
She moves to Lisbon, where she starts a business, and approaches painting and music practices. For some years she has been deepened her path as a self-taught artist, exhibiting regularly and participating in some art residencies.
She approaches a more structured and formal study of contemporary art before at Ar.Co and later at MArt, in Lisbon, Portugal.
She is currently a resident artist at MArt and, in parallel, she develops her musical activity in European folk.

Elena Valsecchi's works are represented in private collections in Italy, Portugal, France, Belgium, Chile, Peru, Argentina.