Enrica Ciurli
Artist / illustrator

After graduating from Art Institute of Lecce with the highest marks and a training at school of R. Ranieri of Deruta (Perugia) in 2006, she starts the painting course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome with the artist Notargiacomo Gianfranco.

In 2009 she attends the “Marmara Universitesi”, the university of Fine Arts of Istanbul, Turkey, where she works in the fifth edition of “Triennale” surrounded by students, academics and artists coming from all over the world. She takes also part in a collective exhibition “Hammam Project” with other young local and international artists.

During this period she experiences in her artworks the simplicity or the extravagance of her characters’ bodies through the use of paper, collage and acrylic.

In 2010 she graduates from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome with honours.

She wins a special mention award delivered by Vittorio Sgarbi in the X National Prize of Arts in Bari and the award “Rock the Academy” in the event “The others” in Turin.

In 2014 she graduates with honours in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Lecce with her mentor, prof. Antonio Basile, where she receives the First Prize for the 70° anniversary of CGIL.

During this year she takes part in the European project “Eurovision” with Nicolai Ciannamea e Santa Mastro which will allow her a light residence in Cetinje (Montenegro).

In July 2015 will be published the third volume of Traffici d’ Artista “Did you see anybody” by the publisher Edizioni Esperidi.

From 15 December 2016 to 15 January 2017 she participated in a collective exhibition for the project “Case Chiuse” to enhance the historic buildings of Copertino (LE).

In July 2017 she participated in a collective exhibition of women to celebrate Frida Kahlo.

Enrica Ciurli
Artist / illustrator

After graduating from Art Institute of Lecce with the highest marks and a training at school of R. Ranieri of Deruta (Perugia) in 2006, she starts the painting course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome with the artist Notargiacomo Gianfranco.

In 2009 she attends the “Marmara Universitesi”, the university of Fine Arts of Istanbul, Turkey, where she works in the fifth edition of “Triennale” surrounded by students, academics and artists coming from all over the world. She takes also part in a collective exhibition “Hammam Project” with other young local and international artists.

During this period she experiences in her artworks the simplicity or the extravagance of her characters’ bodies through the use of paper, collage and acrylic.

In 2010 she graduates from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome with honours.

She wins a special mention award delivered by Vittorio Sgarbi in the X National Prize of Arts in Bari and the award “Rock the Academy” in the event “The others” in Turin.

In 2014 she graduates with honours in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Lecce with her mentor, prof. Antonio Basile, where she receives the First Prize for the 70° anniversary of CGIL.

During this year she takes part in the European project “Eurovision” with Nicolai Ciannamea e Santa Mastro which will allow her a light residence in Cetinje (Montenegro).

In July 2015 will be published the third volume of Traffici d’ Artista “Did you see anybody” by the publisher Edizioni Esperidi.

From 15 December 2016 to 15 January 2017 she participated in a collective exhibition for the project “Case Chiuse” to enhance the historic buildings of Copertino (LE).

In July 2017 she participated in a collective exhibition of women to celebrate Frida Kahlo.

  • Zhanna Kadyrova: Border Memory
    Feb 17 – May 5, 2024
    Uppsala Art Museum
    Uppsala, Sweden
    Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova lets urban materials such as asphalt, concrete and tiles bear witness to history’s many layers of rearrangements, visions and shattered dreams. The artist works in a post-minimalist tradition, and the spatial installations refer both to utopian movements and to how abstraction in art is linked to the modern project. Since Russia’s full-scale invasion in 2022, Kadyrova’s art has focused entirely on psychological and sociological aspects of the war. (more…)