bio ITA

I’m Ilaria Bochicchio, I was born in 1988 in South of Italy, Basilicata.
I’m a conceptual and visual artist, based in Milano, who studied at Rome’s European Institute of Design. I carry a Master’s degree and spent my college years developing my creative skill set in courses related to art history and literary subjects at the Faculty of Modern Letters at the University of Milano.



Awards & Nominations


_2017 selected by The Other Art Fair by Saatchi Art edizione New York, Brooklyn Expo Center:
_2017 selected by Galeria de arte Gaudí, Madrid, for DONOSTIARTEAN / ART FAIR / 20th – 23rd July 2017 / San Sebastián, Spain

_2016 ottobre, Selected for Form e No.Form Collective exhibition with Natvar Bhavsar, class 1934, pioneer of Absract Expressionism, Salomon Arts Gallery, Tribeca, New York

_2016 selected for Affordable Art Fair, Superstudio Piu, Via Tortona 27, Milano
_2015 Young Artists Biennal, Mediterranea 17, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano
2014_publication of my illustrations Odyssey in book of the living by Maurizio Unali
_2013 My illustrated book Odyssey, selected by Edition Lidu, Art Books Wanted B1 at the Contemporary Design Center of Prague
_2013 Publication of the book with my illustrations Life is Not Enough Memory to be a Metamorphosis, in English and Spanish written by journalist Luciano Minerva
_2012 Selected by Mimaster for publication of my first illustrated book for children Adrian vuole andare a scuola, pubblished by Amnesty International
_2011 3rd place in Conflicts War Balloons competition with art jury and Master Sergio Toppi

I’m an active art theory journalist, having contributed writing for art magazines like Hestetika and Aware, where I directed and edited the arts section.
I’m Creative Director and writer of magazine Hysteria:
2016 I curated the project VERSUS, born to “challenge” different artistic languages: visual art to music to performances. An artistic challenge between artists hailing from different countries who work in visual, performing and media arts. Drawing on the histories and cultures of these countries, this event will explore similarities and disparities among participating artists through a live art experience. The first event was organized at the TID gallery in Milan:
The second event VERSUS in June in collaboration with THE CREATORS COLLECTIVE in Brooklyn, New York:
I worked assembling the bi-personal and collective exhibitions No.Body with the American artist Jay C Lohmann.
NEXT____________________collective exhibition BLACK HOLE SUN / Galerie MARZIA FROZEN Berlin from July 15th to August 5th, 2017 / 
NEXT____________________DONOSTIARTEAN / ART FAIR / 20th – 23rd July 2017 / San Sebastián, Spagna / selected by Galeria Gaudí, Madrid,
NEXT____________________residency Almanacco Migratorio 1-31 agosto 2017, borgo minerario dell’Argentiera, Sardegna, Italy,

MY INTERVIEW ON Mi-Tomorrow N° 10_JULY 2017_written by journalist: Davide Mamone

MY INTERVIEW ON HESTETIKA MAGAZINE N° 17_APRIL 2015_written by journalist and editor in chief: Marco De Crescenzo
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