Stefania Beretta lives and works at Verscio (Switzerland). She began exhibiting in 1985. In 1994, she spent six months at the Cité Internazionale des Arts in Paris; the result of this experience was the publication in 1997 of Paris noir by the Pagine d’arte magazine, Lugano-Milan. In 1995, she won first prize for photography from the STBA Switzerland for her artistic work . In 1998, she was invited by the Europos Parkas Cultural Centre of Vilnius, Lithuania, to effect a personal work. In this same year, she received a federal scholarship from the Gleyre Foundation (Switzerland). In 2000, the trans photographic press publishing house of Paris published her book, Rooms. This was followed in 2002 by another volume, Trop, and in 2006 by In Memoriam. In 2004, the SRG SSR Idée Suisse realised Photosuisse in collaboration with the Switzerland Foundation for Photography; this was a film-portrait accompanied by an important publication by 28 Swiss photographers. In 2005, she received a scholarship from Landis&Gyr for a six-month residence in London. In 2009, the Fondazione Bogliasco, Centro Studi Ligure per le Arti e le Lettere awarded her a scholarship in applied arts. In 2001, together with internationally-acclaimed photographers, she was invited to participate in the Eyes on Paris exhibition at the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg. She regularly exhibits in Switzerland and elsewhere in Europe. Her photographs may be found in public and private collections.