Gaia Pedriglieri was born in Rome in 1995. After graduating in classical studies she attended “La Sapienza” University of Rome. In 2017 she graduated with honors in Historical-Artistic Studies with a thesis in History of Medieval Art entitled “La committenza a Roma tra XIII e XIV Secolo. Il ruolo di laici e cardinali” (supervisor: Prof. Anna Maria D’Achille); she was also a part of the Path of Excellence for Bachelor's Degree students, with an in-depth analysis on the frescoes of the lower Basilica of San Clemente in Rome. In 2019 she obtained a master's degree with honors in History of Art with a thesis in Medieval Art History entitled “Un artista nel Mezzogiorno del XIV Secolo. Nicola da Monteforte e le sculture beneventane” (supervisor: Prof. Anna Maria D’Achille; co-supervisor: Prof. Roberta Cerone).
During her training she was awarded two scholarships to work as a student collaborator at the Giulio Carlo Argan Library (2015/2016; 2017/2018) and carried out an internship at the Archaeological, Fine Arts and Landscape Soprintendenza for the Provinces of Frosinone, Latina and Rieti, Rome (2018/2019).
In 2019 she attended a course to learn to use the Smartscan AICON Hexagon and is currently part of the research group aimed at studying artistic and epigraphic objects through the use of this scanner.
She is currently student in the XXXVI PhD cycle in History of Art. Her research focuses on 14th and early 15th century sculpture in Lazio from the end of the pontificate of Boniface VIII to the end of that of Martin V (1303-1431)