Eloisa Gobbo is an Italian artist currently based in Padua, Italy. She received a BFA in Painting from Brera Academy of Fine Art in Milan. The work of Eloisa Gobbo sits at the intersection of craft, design and art, exploring contemporary themes through design and decoration, conceived of as a visual language that expresses personal and socially topical content.
Her work has been noted for its use of color, the incorporation of motifs from both Eastern and Western decorative tradition and popular culture, and for its flat surfaces.
In 2022 she received the residency grant of Montelupo Fiorentino from the Bienal of Manises in Valencia – Spain, and in 2021, her work won the second price at the Premio MIDEC, International Museum of Ceramic in Laveno, Italy. In 2009 her work was shortlisted for the prestigious Fabbri Prize.
Eloisa Gobbo’s work has been exhibited widely, including the Museu de Ceràmica de Manises, the Midec, International Museum of Ceramic, the Bozar, Palais des Beaux-Arts in Bruxelles, Belgium, the Hubei Museum of Art in China, the Civic Museum of Palazzo Volpi in Como, the Royal Palace in Milan, the Prague ‘s Biennial in Karlin Hall, Prague. She has been a resident artist at Centro Sperimentale Ceramico in Montelupo Fiorentino in Italy, the Sculpture Space in NY, the Blue Mountain Center in NY, the Anderson Center in Minnesota and the Vermont Studio Center in Vermont.
Visit Eloisa Gobbo’s website and Instagram page.
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