After studying Art History and Literature in France, Germany and Finland she moved to New Zealand in 2004. In 2012 she left New Zealand and after roaming the European roads settled down in Maastricht in the Netherlands. She regularly publishes on Art, Literature and Museology in academic journals and recently published a book: Art in Literature, Literature in Art in 19th century France (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012).
Emilie Sitzia is an Associate Professor at the Department of Arts and Literature at Maastricht University and the director of the Master Arts and Heritage. She is also a Professor of Illustration at the University of Amsterdam (Fiep Westendorp Foundation Special Chair).