Founder, Director and Tutor in the MFA1 and teacher in the BFA1
She studied jewellery and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and achieved meaningful experiences as a freelance designer in the fields of classic jewellery and fashion accessories. In 1998 she co-founded Alchimia together with Doris Maninger.
As a jewellery artist, she exhibits her work in galleries of contemporary art and design in international contexts. Believing in the potential of every individual, and the power of Art, Massei as acting director of Alchimia, has been supporting students and staff in exploring and strengthening their creativity, encouraging their self-expression, providing them with the right space and environment, as well as guiding them towards new possibilities and directions throughout their carrier through her courses. Since 2016 she is the Director of Alchimia.