Nicola Boccini

Nicola Boccini is a versatile and eclectic artist. He studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Perugia (1994 – 1998), Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende and Kunst in The Hague (1997). His in-depth study of Ceramic technology makes him an experimental artist and technologist. Experimentation and research is always present in his works, the different “mix” between metals and minerals, natural glazes and oxides make his works unique. His art is divided between ceramics, video, performance, oil on canvas and installations. In 1997 he created the CLS (Free Experimental Ceramics) international group which is active in the world of research and experimental ceramics. In 2001 he founded along with other artists, the international Ceramic Art School Romano Ranieri in Deruta. In the same year he won the first prize at the Festival of Polish theater and visual arts “Zdarzenia” and two years later he became the Festival’s artistic consultant for Italy. In 2009 received the European qualification as an expert in the restoration of ancient works. In 2010 he created art / r / evolution tour art exhibition (2010 – 2013) of experimental ceramic and wrote with his group the first Manifesto of ceramic “Work in Clay is different”. Since 2011 he has been the coordinator of the center for research and development of one of the oldest ceramic businesses in the world (founded in 1500) U.Grazia Deruta. 2013 he patented new techniques on ceramic called “Boccini’s techniques”. 2014 he selected for the Taipei Biennale at Yingge Ceramics Museum (terra nova TBC 2014) in Taiwan. 2015 partecipate to the Exhibition “La Ceramica Contemporanea in Italia” at National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome (GNAM). 2015 Selected 59th Faenza Price at the International Ceramic Museum in Faenza. 2016, US Embassy in Rome commissioned a large ceramic panel to the theater at Villa Taverna.
2017 is teacher of ceramic&design at the Fine Arts Academy “Pietro Vannucci” of Perugia.
In the same year, the National Museum of G’dansk (Poland) chooses him to realize “The Last Judgment, inspired by Hans Memling (The Last judgment 1467) he realized a multimedia and interactive panel in bone china.
After creating ceramic 2.0, multimedia and interactive Ceramics in 2010, in 2016 he created Ceramica 3.0, a new concept and philosophy in organic ceramics.
He collaborates a great deal with research centres and art schools, both in Italy and abroad, and around the world with designers and architects of international renown. For him, ceramic material is ultra contemporary and creates performances and events.


  • Mud is Mood

    MILANO DESIGN WEEK 2019 – DIGITAL DETOX DESIGN 7/14 APRILE 2019, STUDIO CORREA GRANADOS ARCHITECTS, VIA SOLFERINO 11     During Milano Design Week 2019 Mud is Mood will be part of “Living Experience” the event conceived to take a

  • Versando Torgiano

    Quando la ceramica incontra i prodotti della Terra. Il Comune di Torgiano strategicamente posto alla confluenza del fiume Chiascio e del Tevere è sin dall’antichità un territorio votato sia alla ceramica che all’agricoltura. Grazie ad un terreno argilloso e alla

  • Evolution 16.9 at Tecnargilla 2016

    MIC at  Tecnargilla 2016 Tecnargilla, the world´s biggest ceramics industry trade show, set to take place in Rimini from 26 to 30 September 2016, will host a selection of works from the International Ceramics Museum in Faenza (MIC) as part of the Ceramic

  • light4good

      Il mecenatismo di QVC Italia si rinnova con la mostra Luce4Good – Light Art Ensemble 2015, la luce come progetto di vita a sostegno di Fondazione Umberto Veronesi per il progetto Pink is Good  Dal 10 al 20 dicembre


      DESIGN ON FERMENT, 300 ceramic bottles and 7 umbrian breweries present in Milan “Design in Ferment” expo, Special handcrafted beers.