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Education

2000- 2002     :  MFA with distinction in New Forms, Pratt Institute, New York
1998               :  Erasmus Student Exchange program, Middlessex University, London
1994- 1999     :  BFA in Painting (Professor Rena Papaspirou), Athens School of Fine Arts

Awards, Scholarships, Residencies

2005               :  Artist In Residency, USF Verftet, Bergen, Norway
2001- 2003     :  Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation Scholarship
2002               :  Certificate of Excellence Award for Outstanding Merit in Graduate Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, New York
1994- 1998    :  Honorary scholarships for every academic year at the Athens School Of Fine Arts, IKY (State Scholarships Foundation)

Solo Exhibitions

2016            :  ‘Laying Dormant’, Basement of an old office building in the Historic Center of Athens
2013            :  ‘CMYK series: The Collection, 1999-2013’, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
2008           :  ‘You got A good one! (The Bergen Mix)’, Volt, Bergen, Norway
+++++++++++‘You got A good one!’, _ _ exhibition space, K44, Athens (Exh. Cat.)
2005            :  ‘CMYK series’, RGB studio, Athens (Exh. Cat.)

Selected GROUP Exhibitions

2015                   :  ‘The VELVET Invention [in search of the anti-giraffe: 10 years and counting]’, Ten Velvet Years Festival, Romantso, Athens
‘Curious Artefacts’, Artwall Project Space, Athens
2013                   :  ‘Contemporary Treasures (Part II)’, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
‘Lustlands Vol. II’, Thermissia, Argolida, Greece
2012                   :  ‘CHROMA III’, Volt Gallery, Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen, Norway
2010               ++:  ‘Evolution ID’, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
2008               ++:  ‘Conceptual Obsession – Obsessive Conceptualism’, TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki (Exh. Cat.)
‘MI2’, _ _ exhibition space, K44, Athens
2007                 +:  ‘Emergency Room’, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
‘I Sighroni Elliniki Skini’, Art Athina, Helexpo, Athens
‘Trans_par·ent 2nd edition’, KunstKlub Berlin, Berlin
2006                 +:  ‘What Remains Is Future’, Old Arsakeion School, Patras (Exh. Cat.)
‘ProTaseis’, Action Field Kodra  06, Former Military Camp Kodra, Thessaloniki (Exh. Cat.)
‘An Outing-The Beltsios Collection: Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st century’, Matsopoulos Mill, Trikala, Greece (Exh. Cat.)
2004                  :  ‘Manderley’, Astoria Hotel, Thessaloniki
‘Domestic Alien’, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens (Exh. Cat.)
2003                   :  ‘So Much… So Great’, Larissa Contemporary Art Center, Larissa (Exh. Cat.)
‘20 Rooms: Twenty Curators Propose Twenty Young Artists’, proposed by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou, organized by Kappatos Gallery Athens, Saint George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens (Exh. Cat.)
‘Cosmos’, The 11th Biennale of Young artists of Europe and the Mediterranean, Athens (Exh. Cat.)
2002                   :  ‘Senses’, Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens, Athens (Exh. Cat.)
‘Pratt: Beyond the Gates’, Art in General, New York
‘Pratt: Beyond the Gates’, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, New York
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Steuben East Gallery, Pratt Institute, New York

1999                   :   Athens School of Fine Arts Graduation Show, The Factory, Athens (Exh. Cat.)
1998                   :  ‘Common Factor the Digital Image’, Gallery 7, Athens (Exh. Cat.)

Catalogue contributions

2008                   :  ‘You got A good one!’, texts by Elpida Karaba, Edwin Ramoran, Black Athena
2006                   :  ‘What Remains Is Future’, text by Nadja Argiropoulou
+++++++++++++++‘ProTaseis’, texts by Sotirios Bahtsetzis, Ann-Laure Oberson, Elpida Karampa
+++++++++++++++‘An Outing-The Beltsios Collection: Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st century’, text by Sotirios Bahtsetzis
2005                   :  ‘CMYK series’, text by Christopher Marinos
2004                   :  ‘Domestic Alien’, text by Costis Velonis
2003                   :  ‘So Much… So Great’, text by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou
+++++++++++++++‘20 Rooms: Twenty Curators Propose Twenty Young Artists’, text by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou

Selected Publications

2013                  :  ‘Dimitris Ioannou’, contribution to a ‘glimpse of’ issue 13, “The Journal of Multiple I’s”, http://aglimpseof.net (project)
2010                  :  ‘Back in Black’, DIY (Do It Yourself), collector’s edition of Velvet Mornings magazine  (project)
2007                  :  Summer of Love, 2007 Remixes, ‘4essera’ magazine, issue 2  (project)
2006                  :  ‘Belief Systems’, ‘GAP’ magazine, issue 7  (project)
2003                  :  ‘The Project Room No7’, art-omma.org, issue 9
2001                  :  ‘The Breeder’ quarterly, winter 01 issue  (project)


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