FRANCESCA D’ALFONSO
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Born in Florence in 1971
Since 2006 has lived and worked between Barcelona and Florence

ESTUDIOS ACADÉMICOS
• Art School in Florence
• I.S.I.A. (Industrial Design) in Florence

WORKSHOPS
•  Maisenthal, Design of blown glass objects with Borek Sipek
Venice, Illustration workshop with  Kveta Pacovska
Milan, IIllustration workshop with Federico Maggioni
Sargadelos (Spain), Ceramic workshop:  “Experiencias de tecnoloxía cerámica e Escola Libre”
Badalona (Spain), Ceramic workshop with the sculptor Angel Garrazza

Girona (Spain), Workshop with David Rosell “Escola de Ceràmica Ramon Fort

EXHIBITIONS
• 2006_ Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal), collective exhibition
• 2007_ VIII International Biennial of Ceramics in Aveiro (Portugal), collective exhibition
• 2008_ Sargadelos (Spain), collective exhibition
• 2013_ FAD, Barcelona, collective exhibition “Síntesi de Tallers Oberts
• 2013_ Fundació Arranz-Bravo, L’Hospitalet (Barcelona), collective exhibition
Un col-lectiu de artistes a L’Hospitalet

• 2014_ Asociacón de Ceramistas de Catalunya, Barcelona, collective exhibition “3 Punts de blanc”
• 2014_ Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, collective exhibition Síntesi de Tallers Oberts
• 2016_ M|A|C – Mataró Art Contemporani, Mataró (Barcelona), collective exhibition
CorroC , El Gabinets de curiositats
and acquisition of two works for the contemporary art center’s collection
• 2016_ ESPAI NAU U – Llotja, Barcelona, collective exhibition
Present i futuri de la ceramica contemporània a Catalunya
• 2017_ CENTRE CULTURAL SAN JOSEP – L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona)
11è Cicle d’Art Contemporani, Cercant els límits, personal exhibition “INDISSOLUBILI” (november 30)

COMPETITIONS

• 2008_ Barcelona, second prize, XI International Biennial of Ceramic Angelina Alos
• 2009_ L’Alcora (Spain), selected, 29° International Ceramic Competition 
• 2010_ M|A|C (Palma de Mallorca, Spain), selected, III International Biennial of Ceramic
• 2012_ Barcelona, selected,  XII International Biennial of Ceramic Angelina Alos