Kostis Georgiou

Kostis Georgiou was born in 1956. He lives and works in Athens.

  • 1982- 1986:  Painting and sculpture at the University of fine arts in Athens with Pr. Mytaras, Pr. P. Panouryias and Pr. D. Kokkinides.
  • 1985-1986 Royal College of Fine Arts in London with Professor Peter de Francia
  • 1982-1988 Worked as stage designer in theatre and for the Greek television (ERT)
  • 1988-1991 Taught painting and scenography at the L. Stavracos school of cinema in Athens

KOSTIS GEORGIOU / PAINTING – SCULPTURE

“AENAON” Video Art

“AENAON” Inspired by the Art of Kostis Georgiou and created by Antonis Ntoussias. Music and Sound design by Marios Aristopoulos

SOLO EXHIBITIONS – SELECTION

  • 2019   SISMANOGLIO MEGARO – ISTANBUL
  • 2019   TELOGLION FOUNDATION OF ART A.U.TH.-THESSALONIKI
  • 2017   ART THESSALONIKI – AGATHI KARTALOS GALLERY
  • 2017   C. JOHN  GALLERY – LONDON – UK
  • 2016   ALPHA CK ART GALLERY- -NICOSIA – CYPRUS
  • 2015   MX GALLERY – MONTREAL – CANADA
  • 2015   MORFI GALLERY – LIMASSOL – CYPRUS
  • 2015   ART ATHINA 2015 – ALPHA CK ART GALLERY – ATHENS
  • 2014    MUSEE ABBEYE DE NEUMUNSTER-LUXEMBOURG
  • 2014    BENAKIS MUSEUM-ATHENS
  • 2013    MUSEE ANGLET- VILLA BEATRIX ENEA-FRANCE
  • 2013    ALPHA CK ART GALLERY-NICOSIA-CYPRUS
  • 2013    CENTRE CULTUREL UCCLE- BRUSSELS-BELGIUM
  • 2013    HILTON ASMUS GALLERY- CHICAGO- USA
  • 2012    SHAANXI ART MUSEUM-CHINA
  • 2012    SUZHOU MUSEUM-CHINA
  • 2011    FEIZI GALLERY-SHANGHAI-CHINA
  • 2011    “M” GALLERY-VIENNA-AUSTRIA
  • 2011    MORFI GALLERY-LIMASSOL-CYPRUS
  • 2011    ART ATHINA 2011-SCULPTURES-TITANIUM GALLERY-ATHENS-
  •             GREECE
  • 2011    CK GALLERY-NICOSIA-CYPRUS
  • 2010    “TRACES” 45th DIMITRIA- CASA BIANCA MUSEUM- THESSALONIKI-
  •             GREECE
  • 2010    VALERIE BACH GALLERY- BRUSSELS- BELGIUM
  • 2009    AGATHI GALLERY-ATHENS
  • 2009    MORFI GALLERY-LEMESSOS-CYPRUS
  • 2008    TITANIUM GALLERY- ATHENS- HELLAS
  • 2008    CK GALLERY – LEFKOSIA- CYPRUS
  • 2008    F. KREMMIDAS HOUSE- KEFALLINIA- HELLAS
  • 2007    ART POINT GALLERY INTERNATIONAL-BELGIUM
  • 2007    KAPOPOULOS GALLERY – ATHENS
  • 2007    ART GALLERY,ALEXANDROUPOLIS
  • 2005    ALLA ROGERS GALLERY – WASHINGTON DC. USA
  • 2005    CK GALLERY- NICOSIA- CYPRUS
  • 2005    MUSEUM OF MODERN ART-SKOPJE
  • 2004    CATHERINE NIEDERHAUSER GALLERY- LAUSANNE-    
  •             SWITZERLAND
  • 2004    COVALENCO GALLERY- THE NETHERLANDS
  • 2003    PNYKART FOUNDATION- PIRAEUS- GREECE
  • 2003    EIRMOS GALLERY- THESSALONIKI- GREECE 
  • 2002    CARTEL GALLERIES GRANADA- SPAIN
  • 2002    COVALENCO GALLERY- THE NETHERLANDS
  • 2002    TITANIUM GALLERY- ATHENS- GREECE
  • 2001    KOUROS    GALLERY NEW YORK- USA
  • 2001    NIEDERHAUSER GALLERY LAUSANNE- SWITZERLAND
  • 2001    CARTEL GALLERIES- GRANADA- SPAIN
  • 2001    MORPHI GALLERY- LEMESSOS CYPRUS 
  • 2001    INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR –ART ATHINA 9- ATHENS-GREECE
  • 2000    GALLERY K LONDON- ENGLAND
  • 2000    INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR LINEART 2000 (ART POINT GALLERY)
  •            GHENT- BELGIUM
  • 2000     COVALENCO GALLERY –THE NETHERLANDS
  • 1999    INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR ART ATHINA 7- (EIRMOS GALLERY)
  •             ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1999    AGATHI GALLERY- ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1999    TITANIUM GALLERY- ATHENS GREECE
  • 1999    MORHI GALLERY- LEMESSOS- CYPRUS
  • 1999    ARTE+SUR- FERIA INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO  
  •             (Honorary participation) SPAIN
  • 1998    CARTEL GALLERIES MALAGA- SPAIN
  • 1998    EIRMOS GALLERY THESSALONIKI
  • 1998    CARTEL GALLERIES GRANADA- SPAIN
  • 1998    INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR LINEART 98 (BLUE POINT GALLERY)
  •             GHENT- BELGIUM
  • 1998    TITANIUM GALLERY- ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1998    BARBARA VON STECHOW GALLERY FRANKFURT- A.M GERMANY
  • 1998    FERIA INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO DE  
  •       BALEARES (Honorary participation)- SPAIN
  • 1998    FERIA INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO DE
  •              ANDALUSIA- MALAGA-SPAIN
  • 1997    OLGA GEORGANDEA GALLERY- ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1997    INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR ARCO -MADRID
  •       SPAIN –SCULPTURE-
  • 1996    RHAPSODY OF THE PRESENT- SCULPTURE- TITANIUM GALLERY
  •             ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1994    INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF TODI-PALAZZO PONGELLI- ITALY
  • 1993    NIEDERHAUSER GALLERY –LAUSANNE – SWITZERLAND
  • 1993    UNO- PALAIS DE CONGRESS (Honorary participation) GENEVA- SWISS
  • 1993    GALLERY K – LONDON ENGLAND
  • 1993    EIRMOS GALLERY- THESSALONIKI- GREECE
  • 1993    TITANIUM GALLERY- ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1992    CATRIN ALTING GALLERY- ANTWERP-BELGIUM
  • 1992    CIEL GALLERY – TOKYO- JAPAN
  • 1992    INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR TOKYO ART EXPO- TOKYO- JAPAN
  • 1991    INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR LINEART 91- GHENT-BELGIUM
  • 1991    SADLER WELLS THEATRE LONDON- ENGLAND
  • 1991    GALLERY K -LONDON- ENGLAND
  • 1990    TITANIUM GALLERY ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1986    EIRMOS GALLERY- THESSALONIKI- GREECE
  • 1986    ZYGOS GALLERY –ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1984    ASTIR PALACE GALLERY- RHODES GREECE
  • 1984    ORA GALLERY- ATHENS – GREECE
  • 1981    NEPHELI GALLERY-ATHENS-GREECE
  • 1980    CULTURAL CENTRE OF THESSALONIKI
  • 1979    KYKLOS GALLERY- THESSALONIKI- GREECE
  • 1978    KYKLOS GALLERY-THESSALONIKI- GREECE
  • 1975    EDESSA CULTURAL CONTEMPORARY ART CENTRE
  • 1974    GOETHE INSTITUTE- THESSALONIKI- GREECE

GROUP EXHIBITIONS-SELECTION

  • 2019    “CULTURAL MEMORY II”, ARCHAIOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF MILOS –              GREECE                                                                             
  • 2017    “DIALOGUE WITH EMPEROR QIN-EU AND CHINA SCULPTURE  
  •             SHOW”, BRUSSELS- BELGIUM
  • 2017    MINIMA GALLERY, MYKONOS, GREECE
  • 2013   “OFFER”, NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF GREECE,
  •             ATHENS, GREECE
  • 2013  “DIALOGUE WITH EMPEROR QIN-EU AND CHINA SCULPTURE  
  •             SHOW”,TAALIN, ESTHONIA
  • 2012  “DIALOGUE WITH EMPEROR QIN-EU AND CHINA SCULPTURE  
  •             SHOW”, HUBEI MUSEUM, CHINA
  • 2012    “DIALOGUE WITH EMPEROR QIN-EU AND CHINA SCULPTURE  
  •             SHOW”, NINGBO MUSEUM, CHINA
  • 2012   “DIALOGUE WITH EMPEROR QIN-EU AND CHINA SCULPTURE  
  •             SHOW”,SUZHOU MUSEUM, CHINA
  • 2012    “DIALOGUE WITH EMPEROR QIN-EU AND CHINA SCULPTURE  
  •             SHOW”, HEILONGJIANG MUSEUM, CHINA
  • 2011    “DIALOGUE WITH EMPEROR QIN-EU AND CHINA SCULPTURE  
  •             SHOW”, SHAANXI MUSEUM, XIAN, CHINA
  • 2011    “SEA LANDS”-ERMOUPOLIA-SYROS ISLAND-GREECE
  • 2010    “ TRACING ISTANBUL”- CHALKI’S THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL-    
  •              KONSTANTINOPOLIS-TURKEY
  • 2010    “SCULPTURES IN THE GARDEN” BOTANICAL GARDEN
  •              ARGOSTOLI, KEFALLONIA-GREECE
  • 2009    “HAPPENED TO ATHENS” -CULTURAL CENTER OF ATHENS
  •              MUNICIPALITY –MELINA-
  • 2009    “RESIST” UNESCO-TECHNOPOLIS- GAZI- ATHENS- GREECE
  • 2008    “SILENT DIALOGUES-MULTIMEDIA PORTRAITS THROUGHOUT
  •             TIME, ACG ART GALLERY, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GREECE ,
  •              ATHENS
  • 2008    “MATERIAL LINKS”, TECHNOPOLIS, GAZI, ATHENS
  • 2008    “IN PRAISE OF THE OLIVE” GREEK MINISTRY OF CULTURE-
  •             BEIJING -CHINA-
  • 2008    ART ATHINA 2008 –TITANIUM GALLERY ATHENS
  • 2008    “MATERIAL LINKS” MUSEUM OF MODERN ART -SHANGHAI-
  •               CHINA -GREEK MINISTRY OF CULTURE   
  • 2008    “ART BEYOND SIGHT” STATE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS
  •              THESSALONIKI- METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
  •             (M0MA) NEW YORK- TATE MODERN- LONDON- VICTORIA AND
  •              ALBERT MUSEUM- LONDON
  • 2008   GREEK ART- GREEK MINISTRY OF TOURISM- BEIJING- CHINA
  • 2007    “ VISUAL ARTS 2” STATE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
  •             THESSALONIKI- HELLAS
  • 2007   PLACE OF BIRTH-BENAKIS CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM-
  •            ATHENS-GREECE
  • 2007   CONTEMPORARY GREEK PAINTING-MOSCOW MINISTRY OF
  •            GREEK TOURISM-MOSCOW CONSERVATORY                   
  • 2007   REFLECTIONS FROM GREECE- BELGRAVIA GALLERY, LONDON-UK
  • 2006   MASQUERADE – STATE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART- THESSALONIKI
  • 2006   IN PRAISE OF THE OLIVE- HELLENIC MINISTRY OF CULTURE-
  •            ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATION- UN- NEW YORK
  • 2006   REFERENCE TO PENELOPE DELTA- ATHENS COLLEGE- GREECE
  • 2006   REFLECTIONS FROM GREECE- NATIONAL ARTS CLUB- NEW YORK-
  •            USA       
  • 2005   “SACRED AND PROFANE” ASPECTS OF THE FEMALE IN MODERN
  •            GREEK ART, 1930-2005. MUNICIPAL MUSEUM OF CRETE- GREECE
  • 2005   ZAKYNTHOS MUSEUM, MINISTRY OF CULTURE- -MODERN GREEK
  •            ART- (G. KOSTOPOULOS COLLECTION)
  • 2004   HYOGO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART- INTERNATIONAL
  •            CONTEMPORARY EXHIBITION- JAPAN (REPRESENTED GREECE)
  • 2004   STATE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART- COSMOPOLIS- 1st BALKAN
  •            CONTEMPORARY BIENNALE- THESSALONIKI- GREECE
  • 2004   MACEDONIAN MUSEUM OF MODERN ART- SCULPTURE-
  •            THESSALONIKI – GREECE
  • 2004   ABSOLUTE AMERICANA MUSEUM- FLORIDA- USA
  • 2002   RHODES MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART-RHODES-GREECE
  • 2001   TOULOUSE LAUTREC- THE MYTH OF THE WOMAN. (Framed by the
  •             Exhibition, the Myth of the woman in contemporary Greek painting) MUSEE  
  •             D’ART CONTEMPORAIN –FONDATION BASIL ET ELISE
  •             GOULANDRIS- ANDROS-GREECE
  • 2001   CAESAREA GALLERY- BOCA RATON-FLORIDA-USA
  • 2001   ART ESSENTIALS- CALGARY-CANADA
  • 2001   INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR, ART TEXAS 2001
  • 2001   THE BODY- VAFOPOULION CULTURAL FOUNDATION- GREECE
  • 2001   SUMMER ASCENSION- YIAYIANNOS GALLERY- ATHENS-GREECE
  • 2000   ART 21 – LAS VEGAS- NEVADA- USA
  • 2000   CAESAREA GALLERY-BOCA RATON-FLORIDA-USA
  • 2001   CONTEMPORARY GREEK ARTISTS- PIERIDES MUSEUM ATHENS GR
  • 2000   GREEK SCULPTURE IN HOLLAND-COUZI GALLERY-HOLLAND
  • 1999   INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR –LINEART 99- ART POINT GALLERY
  •            GHENT- BELGIUM
  • 1999   FUTURE NO FUTURE- HOTEL DU VILLE- BRUSSELS-BELGIUM
  • 1999   MORHI GALLERY- LEMESSOS- CYPRUS
  • 1998   PARALLELS IN LITERATURE AND ART-DEPARTMENT OF
  •            ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS-DIMITRIA 98-THESSALONIKI
  •             BASILICA OF SAINT MARCUS-HERAKLION-CRETA
  • 1998   BYZANTIUM AS A DRIVING FORCE-ATHENS-ZURICH-BRUSSELS
  • 1997   MEDITERRANEAN ENCOUNTERS- NATIONAL MUSEUM OF       
  •            DUBROVNIK (in collaboration with Greek ministry of culture and VORRES
  •            MUSEUM) DUBROVNIK- JULY-OCTOBER 97
  • 1997   ARTESUR- ARTE CONTEMPORANEO GRIEGO-A TRIBUTE TO
  •            CONTEMPORARY GREEK ART-GRANADA-SPAIN
  • 1997   X I  INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE OF CULTURE- SKYRONION
  •            MUSEUM ATHENS- POLICHRONOPOULOS MUSEUM-
  •           KORINTHOS GR
  • 1996   ATHENS-ATTIKI: PLANNING, INTERVENTION, PROJECTS FOR A
  •            VIABLE DEVELOPMENT- MODERN GREEK SCULPTORS-(dp. Of
  •            Environment, planning and public works) ZAPPION MEGARON- ATHENS
  • 1995   GREEK SCULPTURE- GREEK CENTRE OF PRODUCTIVITY-ATHENS
  • 1995   TRIBUTE TO DOMINICOS THEOTOCOPOULOS- NATIONAL
  •            GALLERY OF GREECE- ATHENS
  • 1995   BRITAIN IN GREECE- FRIENDS OF THE NATIONS- ATHENS-LONDON
  •            CONTEMPORARY GREEK ARTISTS –NATIONAL GALLERY OF
  •            RHODES- GREECE
  • 1995   PSYCHOANALYSIS OVER COLOUR-TITANIUM GALLERY ATHENS-GR
  • 1995   STILL LIFE IN GREEK PAINTING 1949-1995 EIRMOS GALLERY
  •            THESSALONIKI-GREECE
  • 1995   INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR-ART ATHINA 3-EIRMOS GALLERY-
  •            ATHENS-GREECE
  • 1995   HONORARY PARTICIPATION IN THE XXI TODI FESTIVAL-ITALY
  • 1994   VOLKSWAGEN GROUP COLLECTION-TITANIUM GALLERY ATHENS
  • 1993   XX PREMIO DI SULMONA INTERNAZIONALE –MUSEO CIVICO-
  •            PALAZZO DELL’ ANNUNZIATA (1st PRIZE)
  • 1993   CONTEMPORARY TENDENCIES IN GREEK PAINTING-GIORGIO
  •            CHIRICO MUSEUM-VOLOS-GREECE
  • 1993   OSAKA TRIENNALE 93- OSAKA MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
  •            OSAKA- JAPAN (SPECIAL AWARD)
  • 1993   ART 93 – BUSINESS DESIGN CENTRE –LONDON-ENGLAND
  • 1992   EIRMOS GALLERY-THESSALONIKI- GREECE
  • 1992   CONTEMPORARY TENDENCIES IN GREEK PAINTING-COTOPOULI
  •            MUSEUM- ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1992   CIEL GALLERY-TOKYO-JAPAN
  • 1992   CATRIN ALTING GALLERY-ANTWERP-BELGIUM
  • 1992   NEW BP COLLECTION-BP GALLERY- BRUSSELS –BELGIUM
  • 1992   ART PUZZLE- ZAPPION MEGARON-ATHENS-GREECE
  •            ART PUZZLE- MUNICIPAL CULTURE CENTRE OF ATHENS
  • 1992   NOCTURNAL PASSAGE -TITANIUM GALLERY- ATHENS-GREECE
  • 1992   EUROPEAN CONTEMPORARY ART-MITO CITY-JAPAN
  • 1991   GALLERY K – LONDON-ENGLAND
  • 1991   GREEK ARTISTS IN INTERNATIONAL ART CENTRES-TITANIUM
  •            GALLERY-ATHENS-GREECE
  • 1991   VICKY DRACOS CENTRE OF CONTEMPORARY ART-ATHENS GR
  • 1991   SUMMER 91-TITANIUM GALLERY-ATHENS-GREECE
  • 1990   YOUNG EUROPEAN ARTISTS- BP GALLERY-BRUSSELS-BELGIUM
  • 1990   OSAKA TRIENNALE 90 –OSAKA-JAPAN
  • 1990   GREEK ARTISTS IN INTERNATIONAL ART CENTRES-TITANIUM
  •            GALLERY- ATHENS-GREECE
  • 1990   SUMMER 90-TITANIUM GALLERY-ATHENS-GREECE
  • 1990   COLOUR AND EXPRESSIONISM-MUNICIPAL GALLERY OF
  •            CALAMATA- GREECE
  • 1990   TRIBUTE TO BOUZIANIS –MUNICIPAL GALLERY OF ATHENS-GR
  • 1989   6+6 TRIBUTE TO THE FRENCH REVOLUTION- ATHENS-NIMES-PARIS
  • 1989   THE FACE AS A MASK – CASES OF GREEK EXPRESSIONISM
  •            PATRAS CULTURAL CENTRE-GREECE
  • 1988   CONTEMPORARY GREEK ARTIST- MOSCOW MUSEUM-USSR
  • 1987   PANHELLINIC EXHIBITION OF MODERN ART- OLP-PIRAEUS GR
  • 1986   SYNOPSIS 86 ZYGOS GALLERY- ATHENS- GREECE
  • 1983   GREEK ART- MUSIC CONSERVATORY-ATHENS-GREECE
  • 1982   NEPHELI GALLERY-ATHENS-GREECE
  • 1980   KYKLOS GALLERY THESSALONIKI-GREECE
  • 1974   GOETHE INSTITUTE- THESSALONIKI-GREECE

 PRIZES – DISTINCTIONS

  • 1st  PRIZE AT THE XX INTERNATIONAL PREMIO DI SULMONA-ITALY
  • SPECIAL DISTINCTION AT THE OSAKA TRIENNALE 93-OSAKA-JAPAN
  • SPECIAL DISTINCTION- YOUNG EUROPEAN ARTISTS 1990- BP COLLECTION- BRUSSELS-BELGIUM
  • SPECIAL PRIZE- YOUNG EUROPEAN ARTISTS 1992-BP COLLECTION BRUSSELS- BELGIUM
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