KARAGEORGI Tina

Painter

She was born in Athens.

Graduated The Academy of Fine Arts in Athens in the studio of Yannis Moralis with excellence. She received an honorary discretion in ceramics in 1985.

She continued her postgraduate studies in London first at the Byam Shaw School of Art where she was offered a scholarship and then at St. Martin’s School of Art where apart from the Postgraduate course in Painting she studied mixed media, metal sculpture, photography and silk print.

On her return to Greece she was engaged to commissions for interior wall paintings

and designing furniture and objects of art. She has realized scenery and art directing for short and fiction movies and was nominated for the State Award in Scenery 1998 in Salonika for the film “ Black Out” of the director Menelaos Karamagiolis.

She has realized 14 personal exhibitions ( 1989, 1993, 2006 Nees Morfes – Athens,2007 Red Gallery – Athens and 2006 Tenri Institute Soho New York ,2007 PICI Gallery Seoul Korea , 2008 Griechische Kultrstiftung Berlin Germany, 2015 Alatca Imaret Thessaliniki, 2016 MUSEUM OF Greek Folk Art- Athens) and has participated in many group exhibitions in Greece and abroad ( last three 2008 MOCA Shanghai “Material Bonds, 2009 International Women’s Biennale Incheon Korea and Tracing Istanbul 2010- Istanbul).In 2013 she represented Greece at the Triennale of Lutz in Poland.2014 International Art Fair Zurich, 2014 International Art Fair Korea. Many of her works belong to private collections in Greece and abroad. Recently the National Bank of Greece added two of Karageorgi’s works to their collection.

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Exhibitions

Happyland

14 Feb 2019 - 09 Mar 2019