21Born in Milan, Giuse’s formal training as an artist began in high school when she started working at a Ceramic and Pottery studio, ajt Certosa di Pavia (Italy). It was not until 1990 however, that she began working in glass, finding it allowed her to achieve her artistic goals. After having lived many years in many countries in the Gulf, Giuse’s glass and plastic work reflects her fascination with the forms and colours of Arabic landscapes and tradition: this inspiration clearly reverberates throughout her work. Giuse Maggi currently works and lives in Bahrain.

In the past few years, Giuse moved her interest towards other materials, exploring the possibilities to combine post-modern materials such as plastic to the centuries-old processes of basketry and weaving.

Nowadays she is working to a new project with natural fibers.

2000- Lamp work at Centro Studio Vetro di San Servolo,
Venezia (Italy)
1997- Pâte de verre at the Corning Museum Of Glass (NY)
1979-1983 Universita’ degli Studi di Pavia (Italy) Master in
1975-1980 Attendance at the Ceramic and Pottery Studio of Renato Maddalena, Certosa di Pavia (italy)

Solo Exhibition


2017-Entity, Verona Tessile 2017, Biblioteca Civica, Verona, Italy

2010-Glass, Bahrain Arts Society, Bahrain
2009-The Colour of Light, Desert Design, KSA
2007-Indimage, Desert Design, Al Khobar, KSA
2007-Orizzonti-Skylines, Art Centre, Kingdom of Bahrain
2004-Giuse Maggi, Al Bareh Art Gallery, Bahrain
2001-Glassmania, Al Khobar, KSA
2000-Glassmania, Al Khobar, KSA
1999-Glassmania, Al Khobar, KSA
1997-Giuse Maggi, Private Gallery by Elena Castillo Riyadh, KSA
1997/94-Glass, Inma Gallery, Al Khobar, KSA

Group Exhibition

2018-“In search of a Prophet” Caravan special project at ArtBAB 2018, Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bahrain

2017-Call Out III, Malja/Red Bull, Bahrain

2017-Food is Culture exhibition by Giuse Maggi and Layla Al Sharf, BACA, Bahrain National Museum

2017-43rd Fine Art Exhibition, BACA, Bahrain National Theatre, Bahrain

2016-Definition, Malja/Red Bull, Bahrain
2015-Call Out, Malja/Red Bull, Bahrain
2013-“RE”, The Waterline Art Gallery BFH, Bahrain
2010-Immagini e Figure, Galleria GRAAL, Pavia, Italy
2009-The Colours Of Light, Bahrain National Museum
2009-Soglie, Museo di Roma in Trastevere, Rome, Italy
2007-NAWAFETH, King Abdullah Aziz National Museum, Riyadh
2004-The Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition, Bahrain National Museum
1998-Made In Saudi Arabia, Al Khobar, KSA

2009-CBS dichroic glass contest 2009, Orange-CA (USA)
1999-New Glass Review ‘20, Corning Museum of Glass-NY (USA)image



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