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Aggelika Korovessi

 
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Life (Ζωή)
1991-92
wood, bronze, strings
165cm x 55cm x 30cm
   
Sculptor

Athens, Greece

Member: Greek Sculptors’ Association
Member: Greek Chamber of Fine Arts (ΕΕΤΕ)

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New Greek Art, 1974-2004. Prof. Yannis Kolokotronis, Professor of Art History at the Democritus University of Thrace, 2008
   

Aggelika Korovessi

1952 born in Greece

Lives and works in Athens, Greece

Education

1968-1969 Studied under Vrasida Vlachopoulo

1970-1975: Higher School of Fine Arts Athens. Studies under Dim Kalamara.

1975-present: Exhibiting in numerous venues internationally

1976-1982: Studies the work of the Anthropologist sculptor Mikhail Gerasimov (1907 – 1970) and Professor A. Poulianos and is awarded Anthropologist-Sculptor for her work in the cave of Petralona, Halkidiki.

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Member of the Greek Sculptors’ Association
Member of the Greek Chamber of Fine Arts (ΕΕΤΕ)
Member of Highest School of Fine Art Alumni Association
Member of the Anthropological Association of Greece (Sculptor)
Member of the Friends of the Akropolis Organisation (EFA)
Member of the European Mediterranean Artists Association (EMAA)
Member of the Nautical Museum of Greece Association
Member of the Worldwide Elians Association

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Grants

AWARDS

1980- Anthropologist Institute of Greece

1982- Medal of Paneuropean Matches

1987- Municipality of Holargos
1987- Sculptors Association Award
1987- Distinguish Award from the Organization for Publication of Didactic Books, illustrates two books, English text.

1987-88 Municipality of Athens, awarded with the commission and produces 'Communication' a public work and now located at Messogion Avenue.

1988- 9th Premio Internazionale; Fontane di Roma

1989- O.P.D.S. Distinguish Award for 'Didactics of Art'.

1991- Nazionale Premio Arte e Sport, Italy.

1996 Given the United Nations ‘International Peace Award' for her contribution in the Dodecanese Unesco Association

1997- Awarded for her work and makes the National Resistance Monument, located at Karakolithos, Viotia.

1999- Awarded by the ‘Historical Memory for the EOKA Battle’ Council from the Education and Cultural Ministry of Cyprus

2004- Creates covers for the ‘ABC Primary School Dictionary’ and ‘P.A. Teachers Guide’

2008- Awarded from the Pikermi Municipality, for contribution to art

2008- Silver Olympic Medal Award in the International “Olympic Spirit in
Beijing 2008” Competition. Her work Peace can be found in a public space in Beijing City.

Solo Exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS



2013 - Retrospective: Time, Form, Concept at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, Greece 5 July - 1 September 2013

2009-

September Public Opening for the work’ ‘Freedom Solidarity’ in the main square, Moudania, Greece

Exhibition, September, Moudania, Greece

Exhibition, ‘Limpid Sky’ group exhibition, Rouvas Municipality, Crete

Exhibition, July-August, Same Voices, Tinos, Greece,


2008-

Solo Exhibition, Art space, Santorini.

Solo Exhibition tour in ‘Periplanisi’ Gallery, Glyfada, Attica.

2004-

Solo Exhibition "SonArt Olympics". Represents Greece for the Hellenic Ministry of Press. Solo Exhibitions in Cologne, Madrid, Brussels, The Hague, Athens, Paris, USA and London (City Hall).

GERMANY, Cologne; German Sports and Olympic Museum; 21 January -
1 February 2004

U.S.A., Washington DC, The John F. Kennedy Center; 10 February -
1 March 2004

U.S.A., Los Angeles, Bridge Gallery City Hall; 11 March -
4 April 2004

NETHERLANDS, The Hague, The Hague City Hall; 19 April -
25 April 2004

BELGIUM, BRUSSELS, The Greek Embassy; 29 April -
9 May 2004

UNITED KINGDOM, LONDON, London City Hall; 7 June -
11 July 2004

GREECE, ATHENS, ATICA, Attico Alsos; 31 July -
10 August 2004

GREECE, Illia, Ancient
Olympia, Old XENIA of Ancient Olympia; 14 August -
23 August 2004

GREECE, Crete, Rethimno, Centre for Culture and Studies "Xenia"; 25 August -
6 September 2004

Exhibtion at three Olympics cities: Athens - Ancient Olympia - Rethimno, "Eros olympic chamionship"

2003-

Solo Exhibition ART ATHINA, Athens, Greece

Solo Exhibition Gallery Epohes, Athens, Greece

2001-

Solo Exhibition and represents Greece in the open air exhibitions of Contemporary Sculpture of European Union Countries at the Cultural Center Kennedy, Washington, U.S.

Solo Exhibition and represents Greece in The 53rd International Book Exhibition in Frankfurt with musical sculptures.

1997-

Anny Balta Gallery; Solo Exhibition "The Image of the Voice" under the auspices of Thessalonki '97, the cultural capital of Europe.


1993-

Solo Exhibition, "Inmovements", Epoches Art Gallery

Group Exhibitions

2009-

Group Exhibition September Thessaloniki, Greece

Exhibition, September, Moudania, Greece

Exhibition, ‘Limpid Sky’ group exhibition, Rouvas Municipality, Crete

Exhibition, July-August, Same Voices, Tinos, Greece,

2008-

Solo Exhibition, Art space, Santorini.

Solo Exhibition tour in ‘Periplanisi’ Gallery, Glyfada, Attica.

Group Show: Beijing Olympics, Silver Medalist. Olympics Landscape Sculpture Design Contest. Work entitled 'The Spirit of the Olympic Games now in China'. Travels to 25 Country's and 28 Cities.

Exhibition ‘Where the vibration of the Greek language is a stimulus for artistic work… “The Picture of Voice”’ - 2nd Conference on ‘Greek Language Writing and Art’ curated by the ‘Chamber of Fine Arts and the National History Museum’

2007-

Presentation and discussion of her work by Gianni Kolokotroni (Art History Professor, University of Thrace), Art-Act, Athens

2006-

Exhibitions throughout China titled "Contest for the Landscape sculptures of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games" – Distinction

2005-

“Rowing”, “The Olympic Spirit in China now” and
“Peace-Truce” travel in 31 cities around the world as part of the Olympic Sculpture Competition organized by the Committee BEIJING 2008

Exhibition “Gateway Green”- Chicago City, Global Greek Sculpture Competition.

2004-

Solo Exhibition "SonArt Olympics". Represents Greece for the Hellenic Ministry of Press. Solo Exhibitions in Cologne, Madrid, Brussels, The Hague, Athens, Paris, USA and London (City Hall).

GERMANY, Cologne; German Sports and Olympic Museum; 21 January -
1 February 2004

U.S.A., Washington DC, The John F. Kennedy Center; 10 February -
1 March 2004

U.S.A., Los Angeles, Bridge Gallery City Hall; 11 March -
4 April 2004

NETHERLANDS, The Hague, The Hague City Hall; 19 April -
25 April 2004

BELGIUM, BRUSSELS, The Greek Embassy; 29 April -
9 May 2004

UNITED KINGDOM, LONDON, London City Hall; 7 June -
11 July 2004

GREECE, ATHENS, ATICA, Attico Alsos; 31 July -
10 August 2004

GREECE, Illia, Ancient
Olympia, Old XENIA of Ancient Olympia; 14 August -
23 August 2004

GREECE, Crete, Rethimno, Centre for Culture and Studies "Xenia"; 25 August -
6 September 2004

Exhibtion at three Olympics cities: Athens - Ancient Olympia - Rethimno, "Eros olympic chamionship"

2003-

ART ATHINA 2003

Solo exhibition "The Image of the Voice" Ephoes Art Gallery

2002-

Participates in the group exhibition of culture, "Asking for the Olympic Idea" organized by the municipality of Athens at the Municipal Gallery. Awarded b the Critical Commission.

2001-

Solo Exhibition and represents Greece in the open air exhibitions of Contemporary Sculpture of European Union Countries at the Cultural Center Kennedy, Washington, U.S.A.

Represents Greece in the 53rd International Book Exhibition in Frankfurt with Musical Sculptures.

Zappeion - Eurocouncil "The Future of Europe".

1997-

Anny Bolta Gallery; Solo Exhibition "The Image of the Voice" under the auspices of Thessalonki '97, the cultural capital of Europe.

1995-

ART ATHINA 1995

1994-

Represents Greece in the 4th SCULPTURE TRIENALE, FRANCE.

1993-

Solo Exhibition, "Inmovements", Epoches Art Gallery

1992-

"Conjectural Puzzle" Zappeion

1991-

Contemporary Greek Sculpture at Maison de l'Architecture, Paris.

"The Female Form in Art", Karavia Beach, Kos.

"Cities - Nations - Peoples", French Embassy, Athens.

1988-

Plastic Lines at Plastic Arts, Municipality of Athens.

1987-

Panhellenic Exhibition - Ministry of Culture.

Exposition International de Arte Postal at Granada, Spain.

Exhibition Gallery of European Journalists at Rome.

1985-

5th International Biennale of Sculpture - Skyronic Museum.

1984-

The Days of Athens at Moskow - Municipality of Athens.

1975-

Since 1975 Korovessi has particpated in numerous exhibitions (outdoors/indoors) organized by several galleries, the Ministry of Civilization; The National Gallery; the Vorres Museum; the Skyronio Museum; the Secretariat of Equality; Municipalities of Athens, Nafplion and P. Faliron; and several Municipalities of Greece.

Projects

PUBLIC WORKS / COMMISSIONS

1988- 'Communication', Municipality of Athens, Mesogeion Ave.

1988- 'Esidus' Prefect of Thebes, Askri.

1994- Creates the medals for the EU country members at the Summit Conference in Corfu.

1997- The monument 'National Resistance', Prefect of Veotia, Karakolithos.

1998- The monument 'Unforgotten Countries', Prefect of New Moudania, Chalkidiki.

2000- Commemorative monument of the Greek-American Donors Foundation

2000- “Plant Your Roots” - Sounion Archaeological Site

2005- “Peace”- Government House for the Prefecture of Ilia, Pyrgos

2005- Symbol for ‘Friends of Green Thessaloniki’ - G.Papandreou Ave., Thessaloniki.

2008- Awards for the Olympia International Film Festival for young people & Children

2009- ‘Solidarity-Freedom’ - Central Square, Moudania, Greece.

PARIS, City Collection, Paris, France.

Collections

The Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

The Greek Embassy in Santiago, Chile

Galleries in Syros, Greece

The Cephalonia Gallery, Greece

The Municipal Gallery of Athens

Gallery of Contemporary Art H. S. Moshandreou, Messolonghi,

The Greek Literary and Historical Archive (ELIA), Athens

The Hellenic Museum and cultural center, a National Institution of Chicago, USA

City Town Hall, London, United Kingdom. (2004)

The Gallery of the Athens School of Fine Arts

The Italian Consulate, Kos, Greece

The Italian Embassy, Athens.

The Swedish Academy

The Stockholm City Hall

The Ministry of Culture of Taiwan

The Melina Mercouri Foundation, Athens

COSMOTE, Athens

PORTOHYDRA, Ermionida, Greece

Government House, Pyrgos, Ilia, Greece

The General Bank (headquarters), Athens

The Museum of the Greek Nobel Collection, Athens

Phizer Hellas, S.A. offices, Athens.

The silver award winning sculptures “The Olympic Spirit in Beijing”, Beijing.

Capital civilizational development Foundation, Beijing Cultural Development Foundation, The National Museum of China

Jintay Museum of Modern Art, Beijing

The City Hall of Rouvas, Crete.

Private Collections Internationally

Bibliography

1978 May “Tahidromos” paper, Κ. Κoumbetsos

1978 Sept “Epikaira” paper, Μ. Iglesi

1978 July “Αthinorama” guide, V. Vasilopoulou

1986 “Sillektiki Epitheorisi” paper, Κontouridis

1989-1991 “Greece’s weekly” Prof G. Μarkou

1993 “Κafes”, Π. Τsitouras

1993 Exhibition Catalogue essay by Angela Tamvaki, Art Historian, Curator of the National Gallery of Greece and the Soutzou Museum.

1993 Nov “The philip Morris Globe”

1993 Nov “Art Magazine”

1993 June “Sculpture”, Zoe Kosmidou

1993 Dec, Catalogue for the “In-powers” solo exhibition, Prof G.Nikolaidis, Athens School of Fine Arts

1997 Dec, Catalogue for the “Image of Voice” solo exhibition, GEORGE ZONGOLOPOULOS (1903-2004), Greek Sculptor

1997 Dec, G.Markou, Professor, Italian Ambassador, Kos, President of the Dodecanese Unesco Association

1997-99 Catalogue of group exhibition ‘Searching for the Olympic Idea’, Neli Kyriazis (curator)

2000 GREEK WOMEN ARTISTS, The Power of Visual Logos, Zoe Kosmidou.

2001 Connecting Worlds, Exhibition Catalogue essay by Angela Tamvaki, Art Historian, Curator of the National Gallery of Greece and the Soutzou Museum.

2001 April, “Washington Times”, Manfred Erjautz

2001 April, “Washington Times”, Ann Geracimos

2001 May, “Tipos tis Kyriakis”, K. Anagnostaki

2001 July, “Patris” Chris Konstantopoulos, “Proti”, Lambrinidis- Rodiaki, Amarysia

2001 April, Connecting Worlds Laura Coyle, Curator of European Art, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

2001 April, Vassiliki Georgiou, Director of Greek Ministry of Culture

2004 Son ART – Olympics, Prof G.Kolokotronis, Art Historian, Thacean University

2004 Numerous Papers and magazines, amongst which:
International: Washington Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, UIT-WOENDAG, Vip Norel magazine, Dutch papers, Greece: Vima, Eleftherotypia

2004 Websites: Culture Guide,ERA on line, sites for Greek Nationality

2004 ‘Olympic winner Eros’ : Dr M. Doulgeridis – Curator of the National Gallery of Greece, Athens

2004 In Search of Olympic Idea, Giorgos Depastas, Nelli Kyriazi, Municipality of Athens Cultural Organization

2007 ‘TA NEA’ paper, ‘Medal in the sculptor game’ article, Εfi,Falida

2007 NEW GREEK ART, 1974-2004. (The most comprehensive work on Important Contemporary Greek artists.) G. Kolokotronis, Art Historian.

2008 THE TRETYAKOV GALLERY, MAGAZINE, Olympics and Sculpture Olga Sukhareva. Exh at the Zurab Tsereteli Gallery, Moscow.

2008 May, ‘NAFTEMPORIKI’ paper ‘We were awarded a gold and a silver medal’ article.

2008 Sept, ‘FORMA’ magazine, “The image of Voice”, Eva Antonopoulou

2008 August, ANA-MPA, Culture.gr (Greek news site) ‘Excellence for Greece in sculpture, the Olympic game of sculpture, (the image of the voice)’

2008 Nov, ‘Universal Hellenism’, Niki Gora

2008 Numerous Greek news websites (eg. In-gr)

2009 Aug, Catalogue for exhibition ‘Syllaliles Diadromes’, G.Kolokotronis

(SAME VOICES, Yannis Kolokotronis Assistant Professor of Art History
LBB - School of Architecture-Engineering)

Links

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Aggelika Korovessi

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