Born in Rome in 1973, Elena Ricci lives and works in Milan. 

After finishing her first studies in Lausanne, she studies in Paris from 1998 to 2002 at the Ecole Nationale Supèrieure d’Arts Paris-Cergy, experiencing various media and deepening her passion painting. Since the beginning her artistic research has been profoundly bound to the field of anthropology, psychology, mythology and religions.

In 2002 she goes back to Rome, continuing her artistic research and taking part to group shows and artistic projects. Since 2008 she lives in Milan, where she has exhibited her work in several shows. 



Group Shows


2022 "Voyage en intérieur" - Institut français Milano, Palazzo delle Stelline - curated by Isabelle Valembras-Dahirel 


2021 "On paper" - Monica De Cardenas, Milan



Solo Shows


2022 "Still Life" - Il Crepaccio Instagram Show - curated by Caroline Corbetta


2019  "Who by fire" - Viasaterna, Milan


2015 "Rear Window" - Home Gallery di Rossella Terzolo, Milan


2012 "Altri Racconti" - Da Vicino, Milan


2011 “This is a licensed show” - Galleria Uno+Uno, Milan

      curated by Stefano Castelli





Who by fire - Testo di Fabio Carnaghi
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Rear Window - testo di Chiara Agnello
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This is a licensed show - testo di Stefano Castelli
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