Enrica Casentini is an artist based between Milan and Paris.
She graduated at ISIA – Visual School of Communication in Urbino and in Contemporary Ceramics at City Lit Institute – Metropolitan University in London.
Her work has been selected and exhibited in various galleries and museums, including the Gmunden’s Museum of Ceramics (Germany), Saatchi Gallery (London), the Museum of Tyrolean Regional Heritage (Austria), Atipografia (Italy), Candid Arts Gallery (London), New Designers (London), Hackney Museum (London), Archiginnasio (Bologna), the Museum of Contemporary Art (Skopje). She recently also took part in Open to Art, a contemporary ceramics competition held at Officine Saffi gallery were she got selected for the art residency at Amfora in Seinäjoki, Finland.
2013-2015: HE Diploma in Fine and Applied Arts – Ceramics, City Lit – Metropolitan University, London.
2006-2009: Diploma in Videomaking and Animation, National School of Film – CSC, Turin, Italy.
2002-2005: BA – Visual Communication, ISIA University, Urbino, Italy.
Collect : Saatchi Gallery, Officine Saffi, 22 – 25 February, London.
Kammerhof Museum of Gmunden, International Ceramic Symposium, Gmunden, Germany.
Museum of Tyrolean Regional Heritage, International Ceramic Symposium, Innsbruck, Austria.
Collect : Saatchi Gallery, Officine Saffi, 2 – 6 February, London.
Open to Art, Officine Saffi gallery, Milan.
Arteam Prize, Monferrato Palace, Alessandria.
Erranza. Del radicante e altri segni, Atipografia Gallery, Arzignano (VI) curated by Petra Cason.
London Craft Week, Officine Saffi Gallery, London.
City Lit – Contemporany Ceramics Graduation show, Candid Arts Gallery, London.
New Designers, Design Centre Highbury and Islington, London.
You are here, curated by Oona Patterson, Wilton’s, London, UK.
Traces – To live is to leave traces, London, UK.
Mapping the Change, Hackney Museum, curated by Sue McAlpine and Lucy Underhill, London, UK.
The Printers Paradise, Ground Floor Left Gallery with support from British Council, London, UK.
Di carta e di inchiostro, Casa Ludovico Ariosto, Ferrara, Italy.
Gemine Muse : Pathways of Young Artists in Italian Cities, Archiginnasio Palace, curated by Eléonore Grassi, Bologna, Italy.
Skopje – XVI Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean, University of Architecture, Ferrara, Italy.
Boia, tra il vero e il fantastico, Porta degli Angeli, Ferrara, Italy.
XVI Skopje Biennial of Young Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia.
Iceberg Prize, Palazzo d’Accursio, Bologna, Italy.
Chosunilbo Museum, in Association with Chosun Ilbo and A+Motion, Seoul, Korea.
4 Working – Esposizioni a quattro mani, Vastagamma Gallery, Pordenone, Italy.
Ishikawa Art Museum, Ishikawa, Japan.
Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
International Exhibition of Illustrators, Bologna Bookfair, Bologna, Italy.
Awards and Mentions
2016: Finalist at International Contemporary Ceramics competition Open to Art (Residency at Amfora studio in Seinäjoki- Finland)
2016: Finalist at Arteam Prize (special edition prize)
2010: Selected at Gemine Muse International Art Event, Italy.
2009: Winner of Iceberg Prize – XVI Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean.
2017 IKSIT, International Ceramic Symposium, Innsbruck, Austria
2017 Amfora, Seinäjoki – Finland
Publications and reviews (selected)
Arteam Cup Contemporary Art Prize, exhibition catalogue, vanilla editions, 2016
Arearte Magazine, issue autumn 2016, Martini edition
Erranza/Del radicante e altri segni, Penzo e Fiore, Exibart, 2016
Rappresentare Dio, con un serpente o una porta, Gianluigi Ricuperati, Repubblica, 2012
The Artists Eye, exhibition catalogue by Hackney Museum, London, 2012
The Printers Paradise, exhibition catalogue with support from the European Commission and the British Council, 2011
Black Warrior Review – The Degeneration Issue, UA – University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, United States, 2010
Di carta e d’inchiostro, Exhibition Catalogue, Linea BN Editions, 2010
Gemine : Muse, Exhibition Catalogue, 2010
Bellezza obbligata, Hamelin Review, n.23, September, 2009
7 Gates, XIV Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Electa, 2009
Iceberg 2009, Young Artists in Bologna, Catalogue, 2009