GIANNAKAKI Maria

Painter

Born in Athens in 1958. She studied painting under P. Tetsis and mosaic under G. Kolefas at the Athens School of Fine Arts (1977-1982). She furthered her education on a scholarship from the Greek State at the Hangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in China, where she received a postgraduate degree in the techniques
of traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy (1983-1985). Her first solo exhibition was held in Beijing (1986, Beijing Artists’ Gallery). Along with painting, she is also involved in book illustrations and book cover design.
From 1985 until the present day she has participated in a significant number of group exhibitions in Greece, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, China, Egypt, India etc.

Solo exhibitions

1986 Beijing Artists’ Gallery, Beijing

1987 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

1989 Chryssothemis Gallery, Athens

1990 Mylonoyanni Art Gallery, Chania

1991 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

1992 Astrolavos Gallery, Piraeus

1992 Ariadne Art Gallery, Heraklion, Crete

1995 Terracotta Art Gallery, Thessaloniki

1995 Ariadne Art Gallery, Heraklion, Crete

1995 Mylonoyanni Art Gallery, Chania

1996 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

1997 Terracotta Art Gallery, Thessaloniki

2000 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

2000 TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2002 Mylonoyanni Art Gallery, Chania

2002 Ariadne Art Gallery, Heraklion, Crete

2003 TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2006 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

2007 TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2007 Galerie Aliquando, Paris

2007 Oionos Gallery, Karditsa

2008 Festam Festival, Toulouse

2009 Galerie Aliquando, Paris

2010 Galerie Theorema, Brussels

2011 TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2013 Technohoros Art Gallery, Athens

2013 TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2013 Oionos Gallery, Karditsa

2014 Alpha C.K. Art Gallery, Nicosia

2016 Μare monstrum, Skoufa Gallery, Athens
2017 Μare monstrum Galerie Theorema, Brussels

2017 Oionos Gallery, Karditsa

2017 Far away lights and more.. ID project art, Athens

2017 Far away lights Aliquando, Barcelona

2018 ΑLMA Gallery, Trikala

2018 Myloyianni Art Gallery, Chania, Crete

Group Exhibitions(selected)

2015 Art Athina – International Contemporary Art Fair, Skoufa Gallery, Athens

2015 Regarding Love, Art Gallery G&E Vati, Ermoupolis, Syros

2016 Οrnament, Skoufa Gallery,Athens (curator:Elisavet Plessa)

2015 ELLES, Fryssiras Musuem, Athens

2017 eros-heros, Museum of Visual Arts, Hrakleion, Crete and Foundation of the Hellenic World (curator: Iris Kritikou)

2017 The light of black, M.Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens (curator: G.Mylonas)

2017 Remember, Alzheimer Year, Stavros Niarchos Foundation (curator: Iris Kritikou)

2018 Excavation in Athens, Ena contemporary / kaplanon galleries, Athens (curator: Nikos Vatopoulos)

2018 The art collection of Alpha Bank, Greek art from 1960 until today, Momus, Thessaloniki Port

2019 The Collector’s eye, Sotiris Felios Collection, Municipal Art Gallery of Heraklion, Crete

2019 Love is a dog from hell, Fryssiras Museum, Athens

2019 Art Bahrain, Philippines

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Exhibitions

Spring in Winter

22 Oct 2020 - 14 Nov 2020
Athens