Pietro Elia Maddalena
About Pietro Maddalena
Pietro Elia Maddalena studied ceramics at the West Surrey College of Art & Design in England. After two more years of work at Dartington Workshop, he returned to Italy where in 1980 he established a studio and founded La Meridiana, the International School of Ceramics in Tuscany.
International School of Ceramics in Tuscany
La Meridiana is a non-profit institution for the advancement of the ceramic arts. It has been founded in 1981 by Pietro Elia Maddalena. Started off as a summer school, thanks to the high standard of organisation, teaching and facilities, it has become a most important ceramic school in Italy.