At fifteen Raffaella Bertolini began her formal training at the Liceo Artistico a. Martini College of Art in Italy. After moving to London in 1998 Bertolini became part of the underground art movement, 'Random Art' which she still has an influential role in today. Exhibiting in and around London, Random Art hope to collectively express themselves through media, film and art. She syas of her own work, "For me creating art is a way to release energy and express my inner soul; I love to watch people and observe the many different ways that they exhibit themselves, and then to recreate the idea on paper. I love colours, I use different media, I like to experiment with different styles and I never know what I am going to do next…"