Ruocco Artistic Ceramics in Minori
Artistic Ceramics Ruocco in Minori - Vittorio Ruocco
Vittorio Ruocco, born and grown up in Minori, starter his art career after getting his diploma at the State Art Institute in Salerno and attending the school of ceramic masters in Vietri sul Mare.
Through his relationships with the best teachers of ceramic art tradition, he has perfected his talent technique and handicraft skill and now has become a real artisan-artist.
He opened his own workshop in Minori in 1985, at the age of 23.
Artistic Ceramics Ruocco in Minori - The factory
His workshop is the place where his ideas are born, the place where the landscapes and colours of the Amalfi Coast match ceramic and meet the hands of the artist giving them his unique touch. Tradition, innovation and experimentation coexist in Ruocco's creatures. Vittorio, an art amateur in all its forms, besides reviving classical, soft and descriptive ceramics, takes inspiration from the Art Nouveau for some of his works of art. His line Liberty, harmonious and wavy as well as synthetic and abstract, is characteristic of Ruocco's production.
Artistic Ceramics Ruocco in Minori - The shop
Vittorio Ruocco creates any kind of works: from classical decorative elements to classical souvenirs, to elements coordinated with precious furniture. External furniture elements, finely decorated and finished, such as benches, little tables and signs, are characteristic and original, that adorn even the Vatican gardens.
- Wedding list - favours
- Villas and gardens
All Ruocco’s creations can be personalized to any customer’s demand, items for wedding lists and favours too.
Make your own custom object, your unique, just as you want.
Your ideas take shape in the hands of the artist,
your every desire is shaped by the craftsman with wisdom.
Artistic Ceramics Ruocco in Minori - The academy
A lesson in ceramics throughout the year:
Vittorio Ruocco organizes basic courses and advanced courses in decoration and ceramics.
Lessons can be individual or group.Also scheduled each day for tourists wanting to discover the basic techniques.
Artistic Ceramics Ruocco in Minori - The area
Originally a small fishing village, but in the twentieth century, a remarkable urbanization, coupled with tourism, has Minor made one of the little gems of the coast. In ancient times, in Roman times, had the name Rheginna of minor, in order to be differentiated from the larger and contiguous Rheginna Maior (From which today's names are Minori and Maiori). The economic and social life of the country has developed around the Basilica of Santa Trofimena. Minor was a bishopric for almost a thousand years from the eighth to the eighteenth century AD For centuries Minor was the only town on the Amalfi Coast to preserve the remains of a saint. Santa Trofimena, in fact, as well as Patron Saint of Children, has long been