Vanessa Bersis was born in Athens and grew up in Vienna. After her studies in theater, film and media as well as journalism and communication, she was an art journalist in Buenos Aires for half a
year. Back in Vienna she worked for the Ernst Hilger Gallery from 2009-2015. Currently she works for STRABAG Kunstforum and is in charge of the company's collection as part of a small team.
As an art educator at the Bank Austria Kunstforum since 2012 she is pursuing her passion. Besides Vanessa Bersis supported numerous art education projects and exhibitions at KUNST Haus Wien,
WestLicht, Sammlung Verbund, KÖR, viennacontemporary and SPARK among others. Since 2021 she is a lecturer at the Siegmund Freund University (master's course in art therapy) as well as at the