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Artist, sculptor and ceramist. Born in Carbonia in 1975, he studied at the Carlo Contini Institute of Art in Oristano, founded in 1925 by the sculptor Francesco Ciusa. He began his university studies, which he left to devote himself to ceramics: from 2002 to 2016 he designed and created objects for B&B Italia. In the same years he also held lessons and workshops on the design of ceramic objects at the Faculty of Architecture in Florence. His main exhibitions include the personal Un Bosco di Alberi Bianchi, curated by Cristiana Collu, Museo Man, Nuoro 2008, Temporary City, curated by Paola Mura and Efisio Carbone, Center for Art and Culture il Ghetto, Cagliari 2018, the collective On Flower Power, curated by Martì Guixè, National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome 2019. His installation Un Bosco di Alberi Bianchi won the international Un Bosco Prize for Kyoto in 2015 and is on permanent display at the EA Museum Martel – PAS of Carbonia. His work Temporary City has been selected for the 2019 Ceramic Art Biennial at the Cluj Museum in Romania, where it is currently on display. His sculptures are part of prestigious private, national and international collections.



  • In 1996 leaves the faculty of foreign languages and takes on a course of clay creation and design in Oristano, where he graduates with full marks.

  • In 2001 he moves to Olbia and open his studio.

  • In 2002 and 2005 The Regional Council of Sardina acknowledges his talent and orders a collection of exclusive pieces and,

    some years after, an interpretation of the Holy Nativity.

  • In 2002 collective exibition in S.Michelle Teatre in Bruxelles.

  • From 2001 to 2018 has created collections of ceramic objects for B&B Italia and thanks to the sales network has exported ceramics all over the world.

  • In 2008, at Museo Man in Nuoro with the installation “A Forest of White Trees”, exoposed with Anthological of Marc Cagalle, he obtains is first succes.

  • In 2008 personal and permanent Installation “un Bosco di Alberi Bianchi” at Museo del Carbone PAS Carbonia SU – Sardinia.

  • In 2011 on December, collective exibition “Arte al Centro” at Museo Man Nuoro.

  • In 2014 personal exibition at Colonna Pevero Art Gallery, Porto Cervo – Costa Smeralda.

  • In 2015 he win the international prize “A forest for Kyoto 2015” , and received the trophy at the Campidoglio in Rome, in the prestigious Promototeca Hall.

  • Winter 2015 – DARKKAMMER collective exibition at Exmà Museum in Cagliari.

  • In summer 2015 he opens the Nicola Filia art gallery in San Pantaleo.

  • From September to November 2018 – Exibition “Temporary City” at Ghetto degli Ebrei Cagliari Museum.

  • From July to september 2019 – Exibition “On Flower Power” at Galleria Nazionale di Roma.

  • October 2019 international Exibition Ceramic Biennale at Cluj Museum – Romania   

  • from 10.11.2019   to 10.11.2020  Site Specific Installation MEGALòPOLIS – Nuraghe Losa _ Abbasanta OR

 nicola filia 

studio – via salviati 16 – 07026 Olbia OT
Permanent Exposition – via Maddalena 16 – SAN PANTALEO – Costa Smeralda

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