Amanda Arruti is originally from San Sebastián, a coastal city in the Basque Country, in northern Spain. She studied Fine Arts in the Basque Country University and thanks to the Erasmus scholarship, she transferred in her fourth year to L ‘École Supérieur des Beaux Arts in Bordeaux, France, where her passion for painting began. To complete her studies, she was awarded the Seneca scholarship and moved to Sevilla, Spain to specialise in painting. In the same city, she obtained a diploma in Museography, Museology and Artistic Legislation. For six months, she worked as the assistant director of the Altxerri contemporary art gallery in San Sebastian, Spain. In 2015 she moved to Mérida, Mexico where she obtained a Diploma in Cultural Management and Marketing from Universidad Modelo, Mexico. Simultaneously, she was an online student of the Management and Direction of Art Galleries diploma from the University of Barcelona.During her Mexican adventure she was the director of the Noox group’s headquarters in Mérida, Yucatán, promoting new artists from all over the world. After Mexico she moved to Berlin, Germany, where she currently lives, creates and develops several artistic projects.