MANTZAVINOS Tasos

Painter

Born in Athens in 1958, he was an Athens School of Fine Arts student (1979-1985). Between 1986 and 1996 he taught free-hand drawing at the Vakalo School of Arts.He has presented his work in solo exhibitions and group shows such as the 2nd and 3rd Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean (Thessaloniki 1986, Barcelona 1987 respectively), 16th Biennale of Alexandria (1987), Vlassis Fryssiras Collection (Thessaloniki, 1994) etc. He has also illustrated books. Lives and works in Athens.His work can be found in public and private collections in Greece and abroad, such as B&E Goulandris Foundation – Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens and Sotiris Felios Collection.

Solo exhibitions

2019 Benaki Museum. Ghika Gallery, Athens (organised by the Benaki Museum & G.Vogiatzoglou Collection )

2018 The Woman of Zakynthos, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation – Bookshop, Thessaloniki (curated by George Mylonas)

2017 The Woman of Zakynthos,National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation – Bookshpop, Athens (curated by George Mylonas)

2017 Snakes and Ladders, Skoufa Gallery (curated by George Mylonas)

2017 Edgar Allan Poe The Raven, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation – Bookshop, Thessaloniki (curated by George Mylonas)

2016 Edgar Allan Poe The Raven, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation – Bookshop, Athens (curated by George Mylonas)

2015 Mnesipemona, 16 Fokionos Negri, Athens (curated by Tatiana Spinari – Pollali, organised by Citronne Gallery)

2013 Oionos Gallery, Karditsa

2012 Galerie Theorema, Brussels

2012 For My Strenght is Made Perfect in Weakness, Benaki Museum Pireos Str. Building, Athens (curated by Elisabeth Plessa)

2012 Ultramarin, ΤinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2012 Karaghiozis and I, Skoufa Gallery, Athens

2010 Angelos and Leto Katakouzenos Foundation, Athens (curated by Louisa Karapidaki, organised by the Hellenic Folk Research Centre of the Academy of Athens)

2010 Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens (curated by Elisabeth Plessa)

2010 Chess, K-art Gallery, Athens

2008 Gallery Aliquando, Paris

2008 Painting 2005-2007, TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2007 TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2007 Art Space 24, Athens

2005 Oionos Gallery, Karditsa

2005 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

2004 TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2003 Mylonoyanni Art Gallery, Chania

2003 Ariadne Art Gallery, Heraklion, Crete

2003 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

2002 TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

2000 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

1999 Terracotta Art Gallery (TinT Gallery), Thessaloniki

1997 Terracotta Art Gallery, (TinT Gallery), Thessaloniki

1997 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

1996 Terracotta Art Gallery (TinT Gallery), Thessaloniki

1995 Anemos Art Gallery, Kifisia, Athens

1994 Terracotta Art Gallery (TinT Gallery), Thessaloniki

1994 Drawings, Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens

1993 Art Space 24, Athens

1991 Medousa Art Gallery, Athens

1989 Medousa Art Gallery, Athens

1987 Medousa Art Gallery, Athens

1985 Gallery Zalokosta 7 (Gallery 7), Athens

1984 Gallery Zalokosta 7(Gallery 7), Athens

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Exhibitions

Karagkiozis and I

17 Jan 2012 - 11 Feb 2012
Athens

“Snakes and Ladders”

09 Nov 2017 - 04 Dec 2017
Athens