C.V.

(Last update: Sept 2018)

Born in 1959 in London
Address: Ikia Karapanou 18010 Aegina, Greece
Tel : (00 30) 2297026535

Studies :

1977-78: ” Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts ” London, England.
1978-79: ” Centro di Addestramento Professionale ” Faenza, Italy.
1979-84: ” Ecole des Arts Décoratifs ” Geneva, Switzerland.

Exhibitions (selection) :

2018: “Homo Faber”,Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.
“geo-metry”, Pella Museum, Pella, Greece.
“To the Source once again”,performance,Tsak Bam Festival, Aegina, Greece.
2017: Installation at Sanbao Museum, Jingdezhen, China.
“Delphi”, Delphi Museum,Greece.
Barbier Mueller Museum, Geneva.
2016: “Oistros”,AFI collective, Dynamo Velostazzione, Bologna.
2015: “A sense of touch”, Krebsen Gallery, Copenhague.
“ Intonation”, Deidesheim, Germany.
2014: “Afi Affair”, Benaki Museum, Athens.
2013: “Egina-Aigina” Gallery, Aegina, Greece
2012: “AFI.gr” Handwerksform, Hannover, Germany.
2011: “10X10 Bols” Musée des Beaux Arts,  La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland.
“Greek ceramics, an art in constant evolution” Hellenic Cultural Centre, Paris, France.
2009: “1001 Bols” India, China, Korea, France, Switzerland.
“Upside-Down” AFI at the Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece.
2006: “IAC ” General assembly, Lettony.
“European Ceramic Context” (established ceramists) Bornholm, Denmark.
2004: “First European ceramic competition” Maroussi, Athens, Greece.
2003: “AFI at Klisthenous ” Klisthenous Galery Athens, Greece.
2002: “Afi in a round “, Ibrahim Han mosque, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece.
16 greek ceramists” & “IAC members show”, Athens School of fine Arts, Greece.
“The Olympic Ideal”, Maroussi, Athens, Greece.
1999: “From the body of Earth”, Equinoxe galery, Geneva, Switzerland.
1998: “Keramisk Unika”, Danish Institute of Athens, Greece.
1997: ” Ceramics of Today, Yesterday’s reminiscence “, Panorama cultural center, Athens, Greece.
“Cotta Terra: Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition Greece-Italy” Perugia and Deruta, Italy.
1995: “From Earth and Fire: 8 contemporary Greek ceramists”, Athens, Volos and Hania, Greece. Aalborg, Denmark.
“Panhellenic ceramic contest” Athens, Greece.
1994: “Clay and Plastic Creation”, Pierides Museum of Modern Art, Athens, Museum of Modern Art Cyprus, Saint Francis Basilic Rethimnon, Crete, Greece.
1989: “L’Europe des céramistes”, France, Spain, Austria, Hungary.
1988: “Tanimanidis, Petridis, Michailidis, Chorafas”, Pierides Museum of Modern Art, Athens, Greece.
“Biennal of Young Mediterranean Artists”, Bologna, Italy.

Awards distinctions :

2009: First prize at the Panhellenic ceramics exhibition, Maroussi, Athens.
2006: First prize at the “European ceramic context”. Bornholm, Denmark.
1998: Prize of the ” Ateliers d’art de France “, Tunis, Tunisia.
1995: First prize for creative ceramics at the Panhellenic ceramics exhibition, Maroussi, Athens, Greece.

Professional activites :

Since 2009 has curated contemporary ceramics exhibitions at the Archeological museum of Aegina, Greece.
2009: Coorganizes an international ceramic symposium on the island of Aegina, Greece.
2008: Gives a workshop at Ponteverda, Galicia, Spain.
1990: Becomes a member of “International Academy of Ceramics” ( I.A.C. )
1986: Becomes a member of “AFI” craftsguild.
1984-89 & 2008 and on: Teaches ceramics in Greece and organizes workshops with special ceramic techniques.
1981-82: Worked with native Indian potters of Arizona, USA.
1981-82: Teaches ceramic, drawing, painting, and art history at “Desert Sun School” college in Southern California.

Collections :

Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece.
Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Bornholm, Denmark.
Musée des Ursulines , Macon, France.
Conseil général de l’Yonne Auxerre, France.
Emfiezoglou collection of contemporary greek art, Athens, Greece.
International ceramic studio Kesckemét, Hungary.
Maroussi municipality, Athens, Greece.
Aman Zoe Hotel, Kranidi, Greece.
And in several private collections in Greece and aboard.

Publications :

“Inspired Clay”,Dialogue Ceramique editions, 2017
“Blue Magazine”, Aegean Airlines, spring 2017.
“La revue de la céramique et du verre” N.152 ( Jan.-Feb. 2007)
“Keramik Magazin Europa” N.1/2007 (Feb.-March)
“Keramika Chronika” N.40 ( Apr.-June.1986 )
“Contemporanea” ( Nov-Dec.1986 ).
“Keramiki Techni” N.4 ( Dec. 1988 ) & N.6 ( Dec. 1989) .
“International Crafts”, Martina Margetts, 1991, ( Thames and Hudson Ltd, London. )
“Revue de la céramique et du verre” N.110 ( Jan-Fev. 2000 ).
“Ceramic Art” ( Taiwan ) N.30 p.58-61 ( winter 2001 ).