PAPANIKOLAOU Kostas

Painter

Born in Rizovouni (Preveza) in 1959, he studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts under Yannis Moralis and Dimitris Mytaras (1979-1985). He has illustrated numerous books, included the Thission boat and other stories for children and grown-ups (Elias Venezis, 2006). Works by him are included in important private and public collections in Greece and abroad. He lives and works in Athens and Galatas, island of Poros.

Solo exhibitions

1986 Epoches Art Gallery, Kifissia Athens

1992 Oral Art and Cultural Centre, Athens

1994 Ekfrasi Yianna-Grammatopoulou Gallery, Athens

1996 Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens

2000 Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens

2005 Fryssiras Museum, Athens

2011 From Kaisariani to Poros, Citronne Gallery, Poros (curated by Tatiana Spinari Pollali)

2015 I’ve looked so much…, Archaelogical Museum of Poros, Poros (curated by Tatiana Spinari Pollali and Maria Giannopoulou and organised by Citronne Gallery)

2015 Fuga VI. Urban Landscape: Inside and Outside, Citronne Gallery, Poros (curated by Tatiana Spinari Pollali)

2016 The Sotiris Felios Collection. Kostas Papanikolaou: Re-visit, Fokionos Negri 16, Athens (curated by Tatiana Spinari Pollali)

2019 The Last days of Pompeii, Skoufa Gallery, Athens

Selected group exhibitions

1985 ASFA Graduates’ show, Museum of Contemporary Art – B&E Goulandris Foundation, Andros

1987 Miranda Gallery, Hydra

1990 Fryssiras Collection, Pieridi Gallery, Cultural Center of City of Athens, Athens

1994 The tree, Pieridi Gallery, Athens

1996 A tribute to P.Pantazis, Averof Gallery, Athens

1999 Greek Landscape 19th-20th century, The National Gallery, Athens

2004 Helleniades,Lausanne

2004 Elaias Egkomion,Academy of Athens

2009 Gavras Art Hall, Kostas and Vasilis Papanikolaou

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Exhibitions

The last days of Pompeii

06 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
Athens