Info / Biography - Publicity

Born in Patras in 1980
She lives and works between London and Athens

Educational Background

2007-2009
Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, MFA in painting, London
2001-2006
Athens School of Fine Art, Department of painting, Athens

Grands & Awards

2017
First prize for co-curating the show BOOBS-The Semiology of Breast, TAF/The Art foundation, Athens
2016
Maison Maca Residency, Athens
2012
Florence Trust Residency, London
2004
Honorary Scholarship, IKY (State Scholarship Foundation), Greece
2003
Honorary Scholarship, IKY (State Scholarship Foundation), Greece

Solo shows

2016
-Crossing the Rubicon, Maison des Artistes Contemporains Athènes
2013
-Walking in Exarhia, photography snapshots of a restless neighborhood in Athens, The Hellenic Center, London
2010
-'CHAOS / XAOS an exploration', The structured Platonic forms of Jill Rock meets the explosive paintings of Katerina Botsari , Sartorial Contemporary Art. London

Selected Exhibitions

2017
-BOOBS-The Semiology of Breast, TAF/The Art foundation, Athens
2016
-Kythira Biennale, English school, Mylopotamos
-Dialogo Primo, Saristra festival, Palia Vlaxata, Kefalonia
-Ex-ils, Rodakio publications
-Ex-ils, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Arts, Thessaloniki
-Multiverse, Cube Gallery, Patra
-Remembrance, Agora Argyrh, Patra
2015
-50 children 50 artists, Shoreditch town hall, London
-A-diexodo, Gavriilidis publications, Athens
2014
-Heatherley school, Bankside gallery, London
-Lost and found, Back to Athens 3,Pindaros hotel, Athens
2013
-The Painting Parade, 1st September, London
-Uncle Vern's Dog, Gallery North, Newcastle
-O n c e u p o n a p l a c e, Gkri, Athens
2012
-FT Summer Show, The Florence Trust, London
-Winter Open, The Florence Trust, London
2010
-'9 SHEDS', Open Air Summer Exhibition with Olly Beck, Gordon Beswick, Katerina Botsari, Mikey Georgeson, Stewart Gough, Russell Herron, Alison Marchant, Liz Neal, Marianne Spur, Paul Tecklenberg, Harry Pye, Florin Ungureanu, Sartorial Contemporary Art. London
-'GET ON, GET IN, GET OUT', 15 days.15 artists. no names.no bullshit. just the artwork, Holster Projects, London
-'FORENSIC', Analysing the everyday, Dare to Joust , London
2009
-'Urban Rococo', Dare to joust, London
-'Kodra Fresh' Annual Visual Arts Festival at the Former Military Barracks KODRA, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki
-Slade Degree Show, Slade, UCL, London
-'Anger Manager', A Gallery, Chelsea, London
2008
-Slade Graduate Interim Show, Woburn Studios, London
-Graduates 06', Ergostasio, Athens
2007
-'Studio / Gallery / Storage', Studio9, episode two, Woburn Studios, London
-'Creation', Varvakios Meat-market , Athens
-'Apartment Zaimi 2', 20 new women artists create visual situations. During a month they transformed an Athens apartment in the center of the city to a space of Thoughts, Creation... Exhibition
2006
-Participation at the 4th International Student Triennale of Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Istanbul
-Participation at the 4th Biennale exhibitions of the Student of the Greek Schools of Fine Art, Crete and Toronto
-'Fata Morgana', Visual approaches to the poetry of Nikos Kavvadias, Benaki Museum, Athens
-'Itineraries', Visual - Architectural approaches as part of the 5th Pan-Hellenic Exhibition of Architecture, St George Mills, Patras
2004
-'Strictly Proper', Visual approaches to the cinema, Byzantine Museum, Athens

Workshops

2009
-'Utopia and youth experimentation and research in contemporary artistic practices', Rethimnon
2008
-KAM workshop "The supermarket" Center of Mediterranean Architecture, Chania
2006
-'The woman as graduate of Fine Art' ASFA, Athens
2005
-'The artist as a researcher' ASFA, Athens

Publicity

2013
Uncle Vern’s Dog, leaflet with essay by Jonathan Griffin
2011
-'THE INFAMOUS CHAIR, 220 VIRUS MONOBLOC', edited by Arnd Friedrichs and Kerstin Finger, by Gestalten
2010
-Interview 'Diving into colour', Peloponnisos newspaper, Friday 10 September
2009
-Paint to Print publication, The Slade School of Fine Art
-Interview 'A promising artist from Patrai', Peloponnisos newspaper, Sunday 13 September
2008
-Slade MA/MFA Show, Catalogue
2006
-Article 'Fata Morgana, Kavvadias at the Benakion', Odos Panos magazine, July - September
2005
-Article 'A magical world of colours', Thema newspaper, April
2004
-Article 'Five young artists' Nitro magazine, November