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Maria Diletta Rondoni is an Italian artist based in Umbria, Italy

After graduating at the Academy of Fine Arts in Perugia in 2012-majoring in painting–her artistic research explored possibilities from different materials, such as ceramic, metalworking, and glass.

She focused her interest on clay taking classes in the ceramic traditional town of Deruta where she learned ancient techniques such as Etruscan bucchero, terra sigillata, and Maiolica. In 2017 she studied porcelain techniques at the FACC-Faenza Art Ceramic Center, Faenza, Italy; In 2016 she set up her own ceramic studio where she developed her ceramic practice.

Her artworks belong to private collections, in Italy and abroad.



Curriculum Vitae

2012 Honours Degree in Visual Art and Exhibitions, specialize in Painting, “Pietro Vannucci” Academy of Fine Arts, Perugia, Italy
2013-14 Romano Ranieri Ceramic Art School, ceramic classes, Deruta, Italy
2017 Facc/Faenza Art Ceramic Center, “Jasper and Neriage” porcelain techniques, Faenza, Italy
2017 Ceramiche Calandrini, private wheel lessons with the Master Cerase Calandrini, Deruta, Italy
2016 Ceramiche Calandrini, “Bucchero”and “Villanoviano” ceramic techniques class with the Master Cesare Calandrini, Deruta, Italy 2013 TAM-Center of Excellence for Metal Artworks, specialize in “Artistic Metalwork Techniques for Jewellery”, Pietrarubbia, Italy

Professional Experience
2022 Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center,YAIR assistant, Skaelskor, Denmark.
2021 Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, YAIR assistant, three months residency, June-September, Skaelskor, Denmark
2016-21 Ceramic Artist at own independent Ceramic Studio Maria Diletta Rondoni
2019-20 Painter at “Bottega Tifernate” Atelier specialised in Art masterpieces reproductions, Città di Castello, Italy
2014-15 Painter at “Studio Moretti Caselli”, Creation and Restoration of Artistic stained glass wall, Perugia, Italy
2002 Internship at “Materia Ceramica” Maria Antonietta Taticchi Ceramic Studio, Perugia, Italy

2020 Black Oak, sculptural vase, private commission, London, England
2019 Umbrian Landscape, Wall Painting for private house, Umbertide, Italy
2019 Big Blue Thistle sculptural vase, private commission, Kolding, Denmark
2007 City View, wall Painting for private house, Perugia, Italy

Community Projects

2021 Chromatic Vase workshop about pigmented clay at Studio La Guilda, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2019 Build your tile! Plaster Moulds Workshop “Officine Fratti” Creative Space, Perugia, Italy
2017 Little Artisan Ceramic Project: pottery lessons for Primary School, Perugia, Italy

2022 Guest Artist in Residence working for Herbarium Amoris, installation for Claytopia Summer Festival at Guldagergaard International Ceramic Center, Skaelskor, Denmark
2020 Member of Officine Fratti Association – Creative Space for Young Makers, Perugia, Italy
2010 Member of Comitato di Salute Pubblica – Art Association for Visual Art Exhibitions and Events, Perugia, Italy


2018 La Ceramica Moderna e Antica, Ceramic Magazine, winners of XI International Exhibition for Ceramic Artists, Museo Muda, october 2018, Albissola Marina, Italy
2014 Milano Cultura web review about Evolving Exhibition, Gaia Rocchi, 31 October 2014, Milan, Italy,
2014 Il Giornale dell’Umbria about E’ sottoterra che nascono i fiori Exhibition, Carlo Roberto Petrini, 23 May 2014,Trevi, Italy