Awards and Press


Winner of 40 Under 40 Lighting Awards 2021

‘The Garden of Floating Words’ long listed for Sculpture and Three Dimensional Design, Aesthetica Art Prize 2018

‘The Garden of Floating Words’ Shortlisted for Darc Awards 2017

‘DREAMERS’ Shortlisted for Darc Awards 2016

‘Sun Scroll’ long listed for Signature Art Prize 2015.

Curator Choice for Fine Art at NOISE Festival 2014 for ‘Sun Scroll‘. Selected by Tim Marlow (White Cube, Royal Academy, Design Museum). Press launch at House of Commons, London.

“Leap and the Net Will Appear” awarded ‘Excellent’ at NOISE Festival 2014.

‘Sun Bowl” awarded ‘Outstanding’ at NOISE Festival 2014.

Selected Press

The Art PA In the Studio With Elisa Artesero

Words of Art feature

Interview with Elisa Artesero for Artichoke Trust.

DesignBoom ’19 Contemporary Sculptures Appear Across the City of London’

Time Out ‘Five Things to See at Sculpture in the City’ headline image of ‘The Garden of Floating Words’

Elisa Artesero 5 page feature spread in Actual Size Magazine Issue 2 Winter 2018

‘Elisa Artesero makes art conveying sleep, that has never made us feel more alive’ feature by Karis Lambert

Interview with Rosie Glenn about Elisa Artesero’s favourite poets for National Poetry Day at Broadgate London

Interview with Elisa Artesero about Manifest Arts Festival on Bees Blogs

Elisa Artesero feature ‘All the is solid is still fragile’ in Mondo*Arc Magazine Issue 92 Aug/Sept 2016 pages 136-7

Elisa Artesero featured in The Creators Project 2016

‘A Solid Wish Scatters’ featured in Saatchi Gallery Art and Music Magazine

‘A Solid Wish Scatters’ in Mondo*Arc Magazine Issue 83 Feb/March 2015

Reintroducing Darkness and Mystery into Lighting Design‘ Elisa Artesero interview with BDP Senior Lighting Designer, Chris Lowe

Interview with Elisa Artesero for Art School Illustrated Magazine August 2014. Online snippet.

Elisa Artesero one of the invited speakers at the official opening of Castlefield Gallery’s New Art Spaces, Federation House, Manchester 14th March 2014.

“Leap and the Net Will Appear” featured on Nesta’s website as part of the Art Showcase in London.

Feature article on Haecceity Project exhibition, Paris in Mexican daily newspaper Excelsior.

Review of NVA’s ‘Speed of Light’ at Salford Quays in a-n.

Article about Art in the North.

Review of Rinko Kawauchi’s photography book ‘Illuminance‘.

Elisa’s music video for Hologram Heart Parade featured in Serious Feather produced video ‘Manchester: Beyond Oasis‘.