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PAINTING & ENGRAVING EXHIBITION

"Sea Aroma"

The festival lifts curtains on August 1st with the opening of a painting and engraving group exhibition, titled "Sea Aroma", in which five young but distinguished artists, all aged 35-40 years old, participate. Tania Dimitrakopoulou, Panos Kokkalis and Kostas Pappas exhibit painting works (oils, acrylics and watercolors), while Kleves Krisiko and Dimitris Tsiroyannis exhibit engraving works (woodcuts and etchings). Morphoplastic searches of the artists with images of the sea constitute the theme of the exhibition, which is curated by Yannis Papaconstantinou, Artistic Director of Megaro Gyzi.

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Participating artistsTania Dimitrakopoulou, Panos Kokkalis, Kleves Krisiko, Kostas Pappas, Dimitris Tsiroyannis

Opening of exhibition: 1st August 2010, 21:00
Duration of exhibition: 1 - 23 August 2010

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ARTISTS
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Tania Dimitrakopoulou (1969)

Dimitrakopoulou-smallTania Dimitrakopoulou was born in Athens in 1969. She studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Kingston University, in the U.K. (1998-91). She continued her postgraduate studies at City University of London obtaining her M.Sc. in Industrial and Administrative Sciences. She then studied painting at the Fine Art School of Athens (1998-2003).

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
May 2004: Selini Gallery, Athens
May 2006: Periple Gallery, Brussels
May 2006: Skoufa Gallery, Athens
June 2007 : CK Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
October 2008: Skoufa Gallery, Athens
May 2009: Atrion Gallery, Thessaloniki
June 2009: Periple Gallery, Brussels

She has exhibited in many art fairs in Greece, as well as in various charitable art auctions. Many of her works belong to various private collections in Greece and abroad.

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Panos Kokkalis (1969)

Kokkalis Panos smallPanos Kokkalis was born in Athens, Greece, in 1969. He studied Fine Arts (painting) at the Athens School of Fine Arts (1989-1995) under Dimitris Mytaras. He continued his studies in scenography under B. Basiliadis and G. Ziakas, acquiring his BA honors Degree in 1995. He cooperated under Ministry of Culture and he teaches painting from 2000. His paintings form part of private collections.

EXHIBITIONS
1989 Exhibition student of ASFA
1993 Photography and Painting, Kreonides Gallery, Athens
1994 ASFA graduates, Kreonides Gallery, Athens
1994 ASFA graduates, National Gallery, Athens
1995 3rd Heineken ART ΄95, Athens
1995 7 New painters, Astrolavos Gallery, Athens
2002 Road to the west, Institution οf Μajor Hellenism
2003 "ΙΟLI", group exhibition
2009 6 new artist "summertime Breeze"
2009 Across the way (Ash in Arts), Athens
2009 The human form in the modern art, EETE, Τehnopolis, Gazi, Athens

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Kleves Krisiko (1973)

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Kostas Pappas (1974)

Born in Athens in 1974. Kostas Pappas studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts in Painting Studio IV under professors I. Valavanidis, M. Manousakis and M. Spiliopoulos, graduating in 2001 with honours.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2007 Gallery EKFRASI- Yianna Grammatopoulou
2009 Gallery AGKATHI-Georgos Kartalos.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Kostas Pappas small2001 Gallery Apollo
2001 Ekfrasi Glyfada, A. Bili, K. Pappas, S. Tsiodoulos
2001 Athens School of Fine Arts, Graduate Show at the ASFA "Ergostasio"
2004 Gallery Adam, SHALL WE PLAY?
2006 Parko Eleutherias, 90 Artists for human rights
2007 Greek Artists for Human Rights
2007 Birthplace, Benaki Museum
2007 "Dreams Come True", Zoumboulakis Galleries
2007-08 Sketching Dionysios Solomos, Moschandreou Art Gallery, Messolongi
2008 Ex-Convento SS Cosma e Damiano, Venice
2008 Art Centre of the Municipality of Athens, Athens
2008 Aegina of the painters, Historical and Folklore Museum of Aegina
2008 Melina Mercouri Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Athens
2009 The Angelos and Leto Katakouzenos Foundation, Museum Night
2009 Watercolours of the Greek landscape, Gallery of Contemporary Balkan Art, Lemnos
2009 A paler shade of white, The L. & E. Bellonias Foundation, Santorini
2009 Summer Breeze, Ikastikes Anazitiseis Gallery, Athens
2009 It happened in Athens, Melina Mercouri Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Athens
2010 Spring light, Atrion gallery

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Dimitris Tsiroyannis (1974)

Born in Athens in March 1974. He studied sculpture at the Fine Arts department of the Aristotle university of Thessalonica under the tutelage of Fotis Hatzioanidis. As a senior student he was awarded a scholarship from the National Scholarship foundation on account of his merit. He lives and
Tsiroyannis Dimitris smallworks in Athens and Arta. His sculptures and prints are displayed in many private collections and galleries in Greece and abroad.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2000 Skoufas Gallery, Arta
2004 AMIMONI gallery, Ioannina
2004 Zourdos gallery, Hydra
2005 Milonoyianni gallery, Chania
2006 Fotopoulos gallery, Athens
2007 Folklore museum, Aegina

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1995 University of Macedonia, Thessalonici
1996 Days of creation & expression, Melina Merkouri Foundation, Athens
1996 Fine arts graduate students exhibition, Macedonian Museum of Modern Art
1999 Culture Center Benetatou, Athens
2000 Triennale of engraving, Pieridi gallery
2001 Skoufas gallery, Arta
2001 Month of Visual Arts, Technopolis, Gazi, Athens
2002 Exhibition for young artists, Technopolis, Gazi, Athens
2003 Small sculptures, EETE, Athens
2007 Artists from Epirus, Zapio, Athens
2007 Exhibition for young artists, Technopolis, Gazi, Athens
2008 Panorama of Greek engraving, Technopolis, Gazi, Athens
2008 Young engravers, Visual Arts Society TASSOS (exhibitions around Greece)
2009 Eikastikes Anazitiseis gallery, Kolonaki, Athens
2009 Exhibition of Modern Greek engraving, Piraeus Municipal gallery
2009 Summer salon of engraving, Grigorakis Pinakoteque, Psihiko, Athens