Curriculum

DSC_8921// EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS, PROJECTS //

2017 // Honourable mention at the XXXIX International Competition of Ceramic Art city of Gualdo Tadino 2017 – Gualdo Tadino (Perugia), Italy // Selected at the XIII edition of the International Biennial of Ceramic Art of Aveiro – Aveiro, Portugal // CAL Ceramic Art London, 31 March-2 April at Central Saint Martins, London – UK // ART FAIR TOKYO with Sokyo Gallery, 17-19 March at Tokyo International Forum, Japan // COLLECT,  2-6 February at Saatchi Gallery – London, UK

2016 // TRUE TO FORM, collective show, 8-22 November at Joanna Bird Gallery – London, UK // IN-HABIT, collective show,  17-25 September at Animali Domestici Italian Arts and Design – London, UK // CAL Ceramic Art London,  8–10 April at Central Saint Martins – London, UK

2015 // Lecture at NYU – New York, USA  //  TOKYO ART FAIR with Sokyo Gallery – Tokyo, Japan //  SPRING MASTER NY with Lost City Arts gallery at Armory Park Avenue, New York – USA  //  PAESAGGI COMUNI, solo show at Sokyo Gallery,  Kyoto – Japan // IL DONO collective show, VII Biennale di Bozzolo – Mantova, Italy

2014 // ECCE PINOCCHIO!, collective show at Isola del Garda – Brescia, Italy  //  EIGHT DAYS IN TOWN, solo show at Animali Domestici gallery – London, UK  // Collaboration with Philippe Starck Network for a project in Singapore  //  A new studio is ready in Brescia!

2013 // TEN YEARS AFTER, solo show at Officine Saffi gallery – Milan, Italy // IN & OUT, 2 artists exhibition at studio ABDArchitects – Brescia, Italy // Invited artist residency at Shigaraki Ceramic Sculpture Park – Shigaraki, Japan // Selected at the 11th Manises Ceramic Biennale – Manises, Spain // LIFE IS A PUZZLE, solo show at Sokyo Gallery – Kyoto, Japan

2012 // BLINDBOX, workshop, Santa Giulia Museum – Brescia, Italy // GREENHOUSE [effetto serra] solo show at IN/LIMBO and PedraliRossini Studio – Brescia, Italy // PICCOLE STORIE, solo show at Sukiya – Centro Angelo Savelli, Lamezia Terme – Catanzaro, Italy // Officina da Camera – music & arts – Brescia, Italy

2011 // Artist in residence at Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale – Icheon, Korea // Collaboration with Ino Piazza for a project in Milan (showroom, Corso Venezia) – Italy // Collective exhibition at Entratalibera during Salone del Mobile 2011, International Design Fair – Milan, Italy // “Magic Wood” solo exhibition at Sala dell’Acqua – Allerona (Terni), Italy // NOT selected at Venice Contemporary Art Biennale – Venice, Italy

2010 // Collaboration with Philippe Starck Network for a project at Mori Venice Bar – Paris, France // “Il gioco dell’uovo” collective exhibition at Galleria dell’Incisione – Brescia, Italy // Collective exhibition at Entratalibera during Salone del Mobile 2010, International Design Fair – Milan, Italy // Designpositive – Collective exhibition during Salone del Mobile 2010, International Design Fair – Milan, Italy

2009 // Collaboration with Philippe Starck Network for a project in Venice (Palazzina Grassi Hotel) – Italy // Collective exhibition at Entratalibera during Salone del Mobile 2009 International Design Fair – Milan, Italy // “Fresh Air 2009” collective sculpture exhibition, The Quenington Sculpture Trust, Quenington Old Rectory, Cirencester – Gloucestershire, UK

2008 // “From private offer to public domain” Workshop at National Insitute of Design – Ahmedabad, India // Confrontational Ceramics, collective exhibition at Arts Exchange, White Plains – NY, USA // collaboration with Philippe Starck Network for projects in Paris (Hotel Le Meurice), Los Angeles (Le Meridien Hotels) and private house’s projects. // Lecture and slide show at NYU – New York, USA // Collective exhibition at Animali Domestici gallery – London, UK // Selected at the Vallauris Contemporary Biennale 2008 – Vallauris, France

2007 // A new studio is ready in Brescia, Italy ! // “Fresh Air 2007”, collective sculpture exhibition, The Quenington Sculpture Trust, Quenington Old Rectory Cirencester – Gloucestershire, UK // The 5th Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2007, Italian Pavillion – Cheongju, South Korea // Artist in residence at Camberwell College of Arts – London, UK // “Waiting for an answer” solo exhibition at Maurezilioli gallery, Desenzano – Brescia, Italy // Artist in residence at NYU – New York, USA

2006 // Artist in residence at NYU – New York, USA // Casati-Pigoni-Salvi – collective exhibition at Venticorrenti Gallery – Milan, Italy // Selected at XIX International Biennale – Vallauris, France // Collect – Contemporary Applied Art Fair, V&A Museum – London, UK // MIART Modern and contemporary Art Fair – Milan, Italy

2005 // Galerie Daudet – Toulouse, France – solo exhibition // Galerie l’Evenement, – Vallauris, France – solo exhibition // Artist in residence at Artun, art academy – Tallinn, Estonia // Miart – modern and contemporary art fair – Milan, Italy // Artist in residence at NYU – New York, USA // Selected at International Ceramic Competition – Faenza, Italy // Selected at VII Bienal Internacional – Aveiro, Portugal // Selected at X International Competition – Carouge, Switzerland // Selected at VII Bienal Internacional de Ceramica – Manises, Spain

// STUDIES //

1990-92
Ceramic Art National School G. Ballardini, Majolica Departement, Faenza – Ravenna, Italy
1988-89
Ceramic Professional Center Training, Faenza – Ravenna, Italy
1979-82
Undergraduate National School of Art,Gargnano – Brescia, Italy

// TEACHING EXPERIENCES //

1996 – 2016
Ceramic courses at my studio
1999
Teacher of ceramic decoration, Ceramic Professional Training Center, Bisignano – Cosenza, Italy
1997
Teacher of ceramic decoration and mould, Ceramic Professional Training Center, Marradi – Florence, Italy
1995-96
Teacher of ceramic decoration, Ceramic Professional Training Center, Faenza – Ravenna, Italy

// LECTURES and a.i.r.//

2015
Lecture at New York University – New York, USA
2011
Lecture at New York University – New York, USA // Jeonju University – Jeonju, South Korea
2008
Artist in residence and lecturer at National Institute of Design – Ahmedabad, India
2007
Artist in residence and lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts – London, UK // Lecture at New York University – New York, USA
2006
Lecture at New York University, Ceramic Departement – New York, USA
2005
Artist in residence and lecturer at New York University, Ceramic departement (with Judith Schwartz) – New York, USA // Artist in residence and lecturer at Estonian Academy of Art – Tallin, Estonia
2004
Lecture at National University, Art Departement – Torino, Italy // International Symposyum – Gmunden, Austria
2003
Lectures at: Alfred University, Ceramic Departement, Alfred – New York, USA // New York University, Ceramic Departement – New York, USA
2000
Lectures at: College of Cultural Design, Ichon – Seoul, Korea // Chungnam National University – Taejon, Korea // Kyungsung University – Pusan, Korea // Kookmin University – Seoul, Korea
1999
Lectures at: Chungkang College of Cultural Design, Ichon – Seoul, Korea // Konkuk University – Seoul, Korea // Chungnam National University – Taejon, Korea // Kyungsung University – Pusan, Korea // Chonnam National University – Kwangju, Korea
1998
Lecture at Art and Ceramic Art Foundation – Buenos Aires, Argentina
1997
Lecture at International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza – Ravenna, Italia
1996
Lecture at National School of Ceramic Art G. Ballardini, Faenza – Ravenna, Italia