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Ana Cecilia Hillar




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Areas of expertise: engobes, natural clay coatings and wood firing.

Spoken languages: spanish / italian







Ana Hillar was born in Santa Fé, Argentina in 1969, after graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts, she moved to Faenza in 1998 to study restoration of archaeological ceramics.

In 2001 she was revealed to ceramic critics as the winner of the Faenza Prize in the 52nd edition of the International Competition of Art Ceramics with the installation Sombra del Viento.

In 2003, Humano, her first solo show, arrives in Italy at the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza.

Since then, numerous exhibitions in Italy and abroad, among the most relevant:
Tummo, solo show for Tempesta Gallery, Milan 2022- Ancoluto, curated by Giorgia Pirrone, Galleria Lara & Rino Costa, Valenza 2021- Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center, Tel Aviv, Israel- The interior color, curated by Matteo Zauli, Galleria Facto, Montelupo Fiorentino 2019 – European Ceramics, Art Avenue Gallery Taoxichuan, Jingdezhen, China 2018. Blanco Dentro, personal exhibition curated by Artealmonte, Palazzo Monte di Pietà, Forlì – Collect MADEINBRITALY Gallery, curated by Viola Emaldi, London – Gyeonggi Ceramic Biennale Korea, curated by Irene Biolchini, Icheon, Korea 2017. CERAMIX Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, The Netherlands / La Maison Rouge and Sèvres Paris, France 2015 / 16- A. Hillar / M. De Luca- Artifex, curated by M. Zattini, Municipal Art Gallery, Faenza – Chamber of Deputies Award 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, curated by Renata Mazzantini, Electa Catalog, Palazzo Montecitorio, Rome 2011.