Artist, sculptor and ceramist. Born in Carbonia in 1975, he studied at the Liceo Amaldi in Carbonia and in Carlo Contini Institute of Art in Oristano. 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. From November 2019 to November 2020 site specific installation MEGALòPOLIS, curated by Baingio Cuccu and Paola Mura at NURAGHE LOSA – Abbasanta, Via Crucis curetated by Antonello Carboni and Silvia Oppo, at Museo Diocesano Arborense in Oristano, 2021. His installation Un Bosco di Alberi Bianchi won the international prize “Un Bosco per 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. His work “La Frana” was selected by Stazione dell’Arte Ulassai by Maria Lai.
His sculptures are part of prestigious private, national and international collections. Filia works in Olbia in his studio, and in San Pantaleo (Costa Smeralda) , in his Personal Gallery.
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 “Gallura d’Arte Moderna”, 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 “un Boscodi Alberi Bianchi”, curated by Cristiana Collu and 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.
December 2011 “Scarti d’Italia” curated by Maria Assunta Fodde.
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, curated by Roberta Vanali and Efisio Carbone.
In summer 2015 he opens the Nicola Filia Art Gallery in San Pantaleo.
From September to November 2018 – Exibition “Temporary City” at Museum Ghetto in Cagliari, curated by Paola Mura and Efisio Carbone.
From July to september 2019 – Exibition “On Flower Power” at Galleria Nazionale in Rome, curated by Martì Guixe.
From November 2019 to November 2020 Site Specific Installation MEGALòPOLIS, at Nuraghe Losa , Abbasanta (OR) . Sardinia, curated by Paola Mura and Baingio Cuccu.
In October 2019 was selected for international Ceramic Biennale at Cluj Museum – Romania.
December 2020 was selected by Stazione dell’arte Maria Lai for open call for Artists, curated by Davide Mariani in collaboration with Stefano Boeri, with the sculpture “la Frana”.
From December 19_ 2020, to 30 March 2021 “Appuntamento con l’Artista” at Palmieri Contemporary, Celle Ligure (SV).
From April 2021 to May 2021 personal Exibition Via Crucis, at Museo Diocesano Arborense in Oristano (OR) Sardinia,curated by Silvia Oppo and Antonello Carboni.
February 2022 – “De Insula” at Museo Diocesano Oristano – Collective Exhibition – curated by Silvia Oppo and Antonello Carboni.
September 2022 “Le Città in Nero” – Florinas SS – curated by Raimondo Chessa – site specific installation.
November 2022 MEGALòPOLIS at Spazio Ilisso – NU .