Born in 1976 in Genoa (IT)
Based since 2003 in Edinburgh (UK)


1996-99 Faculty of Architecture, Genoa (IT)
1999-00 Exchange at Greenwich University (Landscape Architecture Department), London (UK)
2004-07 BA (Hons) Degree in Sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art
2007-2009 MFA Sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art



Eastern Surf  with artists Shona Macnaughton, Ewan Sinclair and Ana Kuzmanic


Yokollection with artist Alexa Hare

Research Residency with Eastern Surf at Hangar, Barcelona (ES)

Art related activities/occupations: 

07/2015 - present
The Ideas Team research project working with individuals with profound disabilities and complex needs, coordinated by Artlink, Edinburgh (UK)

09/2010 - present  
Artist Leader  in the community based Barter Project Workshops coordinated by Artlink, Edinburgh (UK) 

2014 - present
Artist, Arts in Mental Health in West Lothian and Edinburgh coordinated by Artlink, Edinburgh (UK)

08/2011 - 2012 
Artist Placement at Western General Hospital coordinated by Artlink, Edinburgh (UK)

07/2009 - 4/20011 
Co-director of Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh (UK) 

since 2009  
Studio Holder and Member of Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop 

10/2009 - 2012 
Various positions for the Royal Scottish Academy , Edinburgh (UK)

Teaching Assistant in third year Sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art

Teaching Assistant in first year Sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art 


Selected past exhibitions:


Open Storage Jessica Harrison,  Bernie Reid and Yokollection at at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh, (UK)

Nuova Scotia Jessica Harrison, Bernie Reid and Yokollection at HilbertRaum, Berlin (DE)

YOKOLLECTION at Hospitalfield Open Weekend at Hospitalfield House
Arbroath, Scotland (UK)

OFF GRID part of Graphic Design Festival Scotland with YOKOLLECTION and WARRIORS STUDIO, South Block, Glasgow (UK) 

 Accept The Mystery! performance with Eastern Surf, The Northern Charter, Newcastle (UK)

Finite Project Altered When Open group exhibition as YOKOLLECTION and Kevin McPhee, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow (UK)

Episode2 The Arbroath Template-Bob and Roberta Smith at Hospitalfield invited to perform and showcase YOKOLLECTION over the Open Weekend, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, Scotland (UK)

How Near is Here? Symposium and Intensive Programme on Locality, with Eastern Surf Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (UK) 

Society: Architecture/Public Space, with Eastern Surf Lunch Bytes, CCA, Glasgow (UK) 

What do you think of the title "Nothing Lasts?" Yokollection is part of a group exhibition @Gallery37
curated by Calvin Laing and Stephanie Mann, London (UK)

A way Home as part of The Living Room Project, New Cross, London (UK)
group exhibition

Open Viewing at 1 Montcrieff Terrace,  group exhibition in a privately owned flat for sale in Marchmont, Edinburgh (UK)
with Jessica Crisp, Emma Macload, Stephanie Mann and Derek Sutherland  

YOKOLLECTION various venues at Annuale Festival Edinburgh 2013 (UK)

Kernel Panic Control Galerija Gal┼żenica, group exhibition as part of Eastern Surf, Velika Gorica, Zagreb, Croatia (HR)

Back Garden Biennale 2012, Edinburgh (UK)

Eastern Surf, 1year Tour, TorinOVER across Europe

Eastern Surf, Glasgow International Festival 2012, the Mutual Charter, Glasgow (UK) 

Eastern Surf: Live Streaming event on-line broadcasted performance

Educating Rita a collaborative exhibition with artist Derek Sutherland at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh (UK)

Eastern Surf presents Real World Models know where they are a Project Space at Rhubaba Studios, Edinburgh (UK)

Dont come if you care curated by Sils Project Space  with Sergio Breviario, Derek Brunen, Gerwin Luijendijk at Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam (NL) 

Our Complex, group exhibition curated by Shona Macnaughton with Peter Amoore, Scott Laverie, Ailsa Lochead, Shona Macnaughton, Helmut Smits, alongside a performance form Gordon Macnaughton at Generator Projects, Dundee (UK)

A leaf is crashing at my window Three people exhibitions with artists Martijn Hendriks and Marijke Appelman curated by Pond Project at WCW Gallery, Hamburg (DE)

Biennale Nel Mondo 
Group exhibition at the Italian Cultural Institute, Edinburgh (UK)

Summer Fayre with the Embassy Gallery at Outpost Gallery, Norwich (UK) 2010
Sussudio Two people show with artist Katie Orton and text by John Beagles at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh (UK) 

False Steps (Solo Show)  77 Hanson Street Wasps Project Space, Glasgow (UK)

Lobby Cell Project Space (group exhibition curated by Stefano Calligaro with Mick Peter, Simon and Tom Bloor, Karen Cunningham, Lieke Snellen and Charles Danby), London (UK) 

Embassy Screen, showcase of video works during the Annuale on the Big Screen in Festival Sq, Lothian Rd, Edinburgh (UK) 

Basement Project Group Show at Fred Gallery London (UK) 

Boneless Box Embassy Gallery Edinburgh (UK)

Third Wheel Embassy Gallery Edinburgh (UK) 

Love-in, Prefiche performance in the Guest Room at Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (UK) 

Methods of Killing (Solo) Project Slogan, Langstone Place Gallery, Aberdeen (UK)

Anthony Blunt Project , West Port, Edinburgh (UK) 

Are you lonesome tonight?(Solo) Project Slogan Main Gallery, Aberdeen (UK) 

Something to answer for, Vienslowski und Harbord Gallery, Berlin (DE)

Reading Public  at Tentilten, 60 Treadstone Street, Glasgow (UK) 

Master Interim Show The GRV Studio One Gallery, Edinburgh (UK) 

Transloco Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh (UK) 

Open Corn Exchange Gallery, Edinburgh (UK) 

Sets, curated by Standby parts of the Annuale Edinburgh Quay (UK) 

Hg+Hardcore Bricolage, artist-run Gallery, Genoa (IT) 


Art and Context  Grizedale Forest, Lake District (UK) 

Curatorial Projects:

Most Fit For Purpose as part of THIS IS NOW a project created by Stuart David Fallon for Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show 2011

Aumma Aumma, co-curating group show part of the Edinburgh Annuale (UK)

Big Case co-curating group show part of the Edinburgh Annuale (UK)


Visual Arts Award: Edinburgh

Art Trust Scotland Award

WASPS New Graduate Award (studio space awarded for one year at Patriothall Studios, Stockbridge) 


Hope Scott Trust for co-curating Big Case exhibition 

Helen A. Rose Bequest 

Helen A. Rose Bequest

© Francesca Nobilucci 2014