About me / Giulia Bonora
Giulia Bonora is an Italian Designer and Artist.
Born in Varese in 1998, an Italian town in Lombardy, also known as the garden city, as the magnificent song by Fabio Ilacqua is titled.
She attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Milan and continues to work on her creations at the “Fornaci Ibis” in Cunardo, mentored by artist Giorgio Robustelli.
For her, Giorgio’s role has been fundamental in approaching the world of ceramics, in all of its facets. Thanks to the work in the workshop and the technical instruction acquired at the academy, she was able to train as an craftswoman and launch the “Keramô” brand in 2020.
Modeling, shaping, casting, enamelling, decoration with enamels, engobes and oxides are part of her expertise.
In 2020 he took potter’s wheel lessons from Angelo Zilio, a talented artist and excellent teacher. Thanks to him she learned various techniques for turning and modelling design objects.
In 2021 she was selected for two European CerDee projects, thanks to which she was able to attend the Summer School, taking part in the course held by the artist and poet Lorenzo Cianchi at the MIC (international museum of ceramics) in Faenza. During her residence in Faenza, she visited the historic Bottega Gatti and the Carlo Zauli museum, which certainly left a mark on her. You attended the design faculty of Sutnarka University where you were able to approach the world of porcelain and create various design objects by practicing different techniques including: casting, molding, molding and third fire decoration.
Today she creates sculptures, design objects and often works with photography, she is open to collaborations and creates custom pieces.