Selvaggia Armani was born in Trento in 1968.
After completing her scientific high school studies she enrolled in the Architecture Department at Milan Polytechnic from where she graduated in 1994 with a thesis on design for new museum exhibition spaces. During her university studies she cultivated her interest in the Graphic Arts, enrolling on an Illustration course at the European Design Institute in Milan, at the same time developing research in the pictorial field. In 1995 she took part in a collective exhibition by young artists at the Galleria delle Arti in Bologna. 1996 saw the inauguration of a personal exhibition at the Galleria L’Isola in Trento and the publication of a catalogue of her works.
Her research has expanded since 1996 into the world of fabrics, creating new product lines for companies in the industry.
Since 1997 she has been designing and producing her own collection in the field of textiles for the home and for casual wear in addition to which she has invented a series of accessories: belts, necklaces, brooches and tee shirts made out of different materials (fabric, wool, clay).
In 2010 she began a collaboration with .exnovo.