Fonderia Artistica Versiliese | Lucca, Italy

Fonderia Artistica Versiliese | Arte Laguna Prize

“Each work is a unique journey, made up of craft experience and constant search for new solutions. a job made of skills growing day by day thanks to the creativity of the hundreds of artists we worked with”. 

Fonderia Artistica Versiliese has been founded in 1975 by the passion for bronze of Gino Lucarini, Master craftsman who developed his skills along side with some of the most important artists in Pietrasanta. Lead by the three sons Tiberio, Franco and Gabriele the company has grown in line with its values: craftsmanship, initiative, innovation and enhancement of each work. Excellence, experience and a solid identity have led to the collaboration with both international influential artist and emerging sculptors to the realization of prestigious projects along all the world. Through its production departments, the Foundry offers a complete service that deals with the artist processing of bronze and other metals, as well of synthetic materials and resins, creating sculptures and designs pieces using the lost wax casting method.


Federica Zianni | Arte Laguna Prize
Pavel Kiselev | Arte Laguna Prize

Pavel Kiselev
(Moscow, Russia)

Winner at 14th edition

Akihiko Sugiura | Arte Laguna Prize

Akihiko Sugiura
(Hyogo, Japan)

Winner at 13th edition


  • 15-day art residency for 1 artist Under 35

  • The residency includes:
  • - accommodation
  • - work space
  • - assistance in the realization of the model and the mold
  • - bronze casting
  • - finishing and coating.

  • The work must fall within the relative measures of cm 30x40x40 cm.
  • The work created will remain the property of the artist.

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