Lecturer experiences

Full Professor at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma. B.A-M.A programs. “Paper technology for contemporary art” Print Making-Graphic Department. In charge for the first Academic hand paper making studio related to contemporary art, Specialized in oriental and occidental production of paper. Now specializing in Hanji traditional Korean paper production with the support of the korean Cultural Institute of Rome

September 2011 Biennale di Venezia. Closing event. Invited Artist Professor in charge for the II Master Class “Segni d’acqua, la carta e le sue tradizioni”. theory studies for traditional paper making technology into contemporary art. Ca’ de Giustinian, Venezia. Italy

Visiting professorships

Budapest Art Academy, international exchange program, visiting Professor. Hungary

FBAUL Academy, international exchange program, visiting Professor. Lisbon. Portugal

Leipzig Academy, International exchange program, visiting Professor. Leipzig, Germany

Marmara Academy, International exchange program, visiting Professor. Istanbul, Turkey


Biennale di Venezia, Consultant for the Vatican Committee for Biennial Pavilion. Venice. Italy

Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri. Consultant for contemporary art projects. Rome. italy

Residency programs

April 2023 C.A.R.M.E Foundation, Brescia Site specific on natural colours and papermaking

October 2019, MACRO Museum, Rome. MACRO ASILO Recidency Program. Atelier 2

November 2016. KCDF Korean Craft & Design Foundation, Seoul. International paper specialist program, sponsored by Korean Embassy of Rome, Korean Cultural Institute of Rome.

2010.2012. Lalla Amina project on sustainability: “Carte altrove”, hand paper making projectinvolving children hosted in the local orphanage. Taroudant. Morocco

January 2004-2005. Grande Cocomero. Centre for disable children, Rome. “From paper to paint”, collaboration with “Medici Contro la Tortura” (Doctors against tortures)

Exhibitions, Performances, Scenes


April, “Connaturata” C.A.R.M.E Foundation, Brescia. Italy

february, Spazio Nuovo Gallery, Arte Rotterdam 2023, Rotterdam. Holland


June, “Vittorio Cini l’ultimo Doge”, Musei di San Salvatore in Lauro, Rome. Italy

March, “ Hanji unfolded” Spazio Nuovo Gallery, Rome. Italy


December “ Cartacoreana” Bilotti Museum, Rome. Italy


October, “Atelier# 2” Macro Asilo. MACRO Museum, Rome. Italy

October, “Trame Lontane”, Spazio Nuovo Gallery. Rome. Italy

June, “Segno Contemporaneo” Bellini Museum, Florence. Italy

June, “Biennale del Libro d’Artista” Fondazione dei Monti Uniti. Foggia. Italy

March, Spazio Nuovo Gallery, MIA Poto fair. Milan. Italy

January, “A focus on Italian heritage” Katara Museum, Doha. Qatar

December, “Beyond the horizon” West Hall World Art Exhibition. Beijin, China

October, Spazio Nuovo Gallery, Arte Verona, Italy

August, Spazio Nuovo Gallery, Wopart. Lugano Switzerland


April, “Italian Contemporary Art of Cross Cultural Vision, “Phoenix Ancient City Museum, Fanghuang-Hunan. China

October, “#INCERTICONFINI”, Spazio Nuovo Gallery,  Rome.Italy


May,  “O papel da prudenzia” Espaco 321 Jacaranda. San Paulo. Brazil

March, Mia Photo Art Fair-Spazio Nuovo Gallery, Milan. Italy

January, “Rilevamenti#1”, CAMUSAC Cassino Contemporary Art Museum Cassino. Italy


January, “Le implicazioni di ampersand” Disambigua Artspace, Viterbo. Italy

January,  “Off loom”, MAT Museum, Rome. Italy

January, “La memoria della carta” Casa della memoria, Jewish museum of Rome,  Roma. italy


September, “Otherwere”, AICA Contemporary art gallery , Milan. Italy

August, Palazzo Albrizzi, “Future identities” Venice. Italy

May, “Partikel vom Grossgesichtigen Kind”, Tonspur passage, with Esther Dishereit, Wien. Austria

May, Hush Gallery “ Shelter ADD” by Disambigua. Istanbul. Turky


July, Quattro Canti Palace. “Macerie, Bilotti Collection” Palermo. Italy

July. Altaroma, Museum Boncompagni Ludovisi, Distanze siderali per Antonella Rossi Atelier. Rome,Italy

March. Showcase Startup, Somerset house. Orso Major Project

presenting Riccardo Ajossa. London. England

March. Prize, Arsenale of Venice, Arte Laguna. Photography section. Venice. Italy

February. Solo show. “Paper beyond surfaces” Museum of San Salvatore in Lauro, Pio Sodalizio dei Piceni. Rome, Italy


October, Benaky Contemporary Art Museum. “Siamo tutti greci”. Athen. Grece

September, Cosenza Contemporary Art Museum. “Il sacro nell’arte” Cosenza. Italy

July, Quattro Canti Palace. “Santa Rosalia, Bilotti Collection” Palermo. Italy


September, Biennale di Venezia, Salerno. Italy

September, Prize UNESCO Global Art Competition, New York, Seattle, Rome

May, Strange cross#2, group show, Exelettrofonica Gallery. Rome. italy

February, MAXXI Contemporary Art Museum of Rome. “Open call for artists”. Rome. Italy


June, Solo show, Costume factory, Low Costume, “Bassa tensione”. Rome. Italy

October, Strange across, Group show, Exelettrofonica Gallery, Rome. Italy


September, Solo show, Exelettrofonica Gallery, “Leftovers” Rome. Italy


August, Solo show, Bellhaus “Leaves from the world”. East Hampton, New York USA

October, Solo show, E’stile Gallery, “Carte di Terra”, Ajossa-Carrer. Rome Italy


February, Solo show, Le Opere Gallery, “Carte di terra”, Rome. Italy

Permanent collections

Bilotti Contemporary Art Museum. Rome. Italy

Collection Pontificio Consiglio della Cultura. Vatican Museums. Italy

National Library of Rome Castro Pretorio. Italy

Benaki Contemporary Art Museum. Athens. Greece

Biennale di Venezia Video Archive, Segni d’acqua. Venice. Italy

Armani Collection

C.A.R.M.E Foundation. Brescia. Italy


“Connaturata” Riccardo Ajossa curated by Maddalena Carnaghi

Compagnia La Sttampa- Massetti Rodella edition 2023

“Paper beyond surfaces”, Riccardo Ajossa,

Ita\eng Il Cigno CG edition 2013

” Segni d’acqua” Video documentary, Biennale di Venezia,

Biennale di Venezia Archive 2012