Born 1980, in Athens
Lives and works in Athens

Education

2013-Present PhD Candidate, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
2008 Master of Fine Arts, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tufts University, Medford MA
2003 Fifth Year Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
2002 Studio Art Diploma, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA

Grants and Awards

2013 Scholarship for Graduate Study, Onassis Foundation, Athens, Greece
2009 Winner of the 6th Deste Prize, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
2003 Albert Henry Whitin Traveling Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA

Solo Exhibitions

2017

“Regarding the Continuity of Disrupted Images”, (duo show) w. Eduardo Matos, Irene Laub Gallery, Brussels

2016

“I Draw, I Learn Greece”, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece

2014

“Kiafa”, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece

2013

“Memories of the Present”, Mot International, Brussels, Belgium

2011

“Ieras Odos Revisited”, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece

2010

“Customer/Value/Service”, Project Room at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

2009

“No direction home”, Whitney Artworks, Portland, USA

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2017

“ANTIDORON - the EMST Collection”, Fridericianum, Kassel
“15 Young artists for the 175 years of the National Bank of Greece”, former Athens Stock Exchange
“DESTE Prize: An Anniversary Exhibition, 1999-2015”, Cycladic Museum, Athens
“It Looks Like Up To Me”, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens

2016

“The Equilibrists”, curated by Gary Carrion-Murayari and Helga Christoffersen with Massimiliano Gioni, Benaki Museum, Athens

2015

“KENOPHOBIA”, CAN Gallery, Athens

2014

“Topical Resonance: Contemporary Art from Greece”, curated by Eirene Efstathiou and Evita Tsokanta, Grossman Gallery School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, USA
“No Country for Young Men”, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium

2013

“Group Show”, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
“The System of Objects”, works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, DESTE Foundation, Athens, Greece

2012

“How we draw a Dog”, curated by M. Xanthopoulou, 3 137 Project Space, Athens, Greece
“Vanishing Point”, curated by K. Nikou, G. Notti, E. Tsokanta, Action Field Kodra, Thessaloniki, Greece
“3 Artists”, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens

2011

“Art Nova”, Art Basel Miami, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Miami FL, USA
“A Perpetual Present”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland ME, USA
“Reference/ Representation”, The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, Zone - D, Thessaloniki, Greece
“Contemporary Greek Woman”, curated by Marina Fokidis in collaboration with Bhma Magazine, Hub, Athens

2010

“Politics of Art”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
“The Perpetual Dialogue”, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
“Looking Forward”, Southeastern European Contemporary Art, Center for Contemporary Art, Portkoritsa, Montenegro

2009

“Head Start”, curated by Anna Chatzinasiou & Alexandra Ikonomou, Eleftherias Park Arts Centre, Athens
“Go Sinnlich”, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece
“Paint-id”, Contemporary Painting in Greece, curated by Sotirios Bahtsetzis, Biennale: 2, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece - Alex Mylonas Museum, Athens, Greece
“DESTE Prize”, Museum of Cycladic Art/ Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
“Roomates”, curated by T. Stathopoulos, TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece

2008

“Selective Knowledge”, ITYS Institute for Contemporary Art and Thought – MIET Educational Foundation Of the National Bank of Greece Athens, Greece

2007

Tiny Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME, USA
Portland Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland ME, USA
The Other Biennial at Whitney, Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME, USA

2006

“New Works”, Two person Exhibition, Whitney Art Works, Portland ME, USA

2004

“Traveling Scholars”, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA, USA
“Films That Do Not Exist”, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville MA, USA

2003

Fifth Year 2003 Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA, USA
New Talent, The Hay Gallery, Portland ME, USA

2002

“Memory Measurement Mapping”, Upstairs at Johnson’s Gallery, Boston MA, USA

2001

Boston Printmakers Biennial, 401 Gallery, Boston University, Boston MA, USA

Publications

Centre of Arts, “Head Start”, Cultural Organization of City of Athens, (September 2009)
Museum of Cycladic Art – Deste Foundation, Deste Prize 2009, Catalog (Summer 2009)
State Museum of Contemporary Art, “Paint-id Contemporary Painting in Greece”, Catalog (Summer 2009)
ITYS/MIET, “The Mediated Image: Excerpts from a Users Manuel” Selective Knowledge Catalog (Spring 2008)
Portland Museum of Art, Portland Biennial Catalog. (Spriing 2007)
Open Studio Press, “New American Paintings” Book #56 Northeast edition (Spring 2005)

Articles and Reviews

Marina Fokidis, “Topical Narrations”, Lifo No. 110 (May 8, 2008)
Els Hanappe, “Interview with Eirene Efstathiou”, Local Folk No. 5 (February 2007)
Matthew Nash, “2007 Biennial @ The Portland Museum of Art” Big Red And Shiny No. 62 (April 2007)
Chris Thompson, “Judith Allen and Eirene Efstathiou: New Works” Art New England (June/July 2006)
Ian Paige, “Family Affair” The Portland Phoenix (March 17, 2006)
Christine Temin, “Road Rules” The Boston Globe (February 22, 2004)
Randi Hopkins, “Twist-ed” The Boston Phoenix (April 23, 2004)