MARIA FILOPOULOU, artist
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Maria Filopoulou was born in Athens, Greece, in 1964.
Born in Athens in 1964. She studied painting in Paris at the National Superior School of Fine Arts in Paris under Leonardo Cremonini during the period 1984 - 88. Continued with postgraduate studies at the same school, with a French Government scholarship, during the period 1988 - 89 (lithography under Abrahad Hadad). Her works are to be found in the National Gallery, in the Greek Parliament, and in private museums and collections in Greece and abroad.
Selected solo exhibitions:
1990. Ora Gallery Athens.
1991. Eonnet Dupuy Gallery, Paris.
1993. Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens.
1994. Terracotta Gallery, Thessaloniki.
1996. Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens.
1997. Flak Gallery, Paris.
1998. Terracotta Gallery, Thessaloniki.
1999. Diary 1999 of the Herakles Group of Companies,
Municipality of Athens, Athens.
1999. Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens.
2000. Tzamia Krystalla Gallery, Chania.
2001. Mati Gallery, Katerini.
2002. Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens.
2005. Ariel Sibony Gallery, Paris.
2006. Gallery K, London.
2006. Gallery Millenia, New York
Selected group exhibitions:
1987. French Academy of Fine Arts, Paris.
"Atelier Cremonini", Galerie de la maison des Beaux-Arts, Paris.
Salon de Vitry, Paris.
1988. "Utopias of the Real", Titanium Gallery, Athens.
Museum of Fine Arts, Mons, Belgium.
1989. "SARP" Palais Zamovski, Warsaw.
Terracotta Art Gallery, Thessaloniki.
1990. Eonnet Dupuy Gallery, Paris.
"Towards a new humanism", (organised by Marina Lambraki-Plaka), Centre Culturel de Villejuif, Paris.
1991. "Greek Artists from the Collection of V. Frissiras", Pierides Art Gallery and Municipal Gallery of Athens.
1992. "Honoris Causa", Cultural Centre of Athens.
"The Frissiras Collection", The Byzantine Museum, Zante, (curated by Takis Mavrotas).
1993. "Young Greek Painters", Municipal Gallery, Hydra.
"The Frissiras Collection", Neoria, Chania.
1994. Poliedro Gallery, Patra.
"Small Works", Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens.
1995. "Tribute to El Greco", National Gallery, Athens.
"Eros and Art", Terracotta Art Gallery, Thessaloniki.
1995. "Grands et des Jeunes d' Aujourd'hui", Paris. Galerie Flak, Paris.
"Little Paintings", Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens.
1996. "Designs", Kouvoutsakis Art Institute, Athens.
"Homage to Paul Verlaine", Galerie 24, French Institute of Pireaus.
"Painting in the Poetry of Odysseas Elytis", Odysseas Elytis Art Galleries, Municipality of Athens.
1997. "The sources of gaze", Centre of Contemporary Art, Larissa (curated by Athena Schina).
Museum of Man - Natural History, Jardin des Plants, Paris.
"Greek Landscape Painting - 19th and 20th Century", National Gallery, Athens.
1998. "Focalisations du Regard", Greece's Presidency, Brussels, (curated by Athena Schina).
"Greek Landscape Painting - 19th and 20th Century", Teriade Museum, Mytilene.
2000. "Ultramarine blue", Vernicos Centre of Modern Art, Pireaus, (curated by Flavia Nessi, Iris Critikou).
"2000 tins", Lithographer of Pireaus street (Alexis Veroucas, Niki Nikonanou, Nikos Stefanou), Athens.
2002. "Art Paris", Zoumboulakis Gallery, Paris.
2003. "New Eikonolatria", Fine Arts Gallery, Athens.
2003-2004. "Olympic spirit", travelling exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Thessaloniki, Museum of Modern Art, Chania, etc., (curated by Peggy Kounenaki).
2004. "Encomium of the Olive", Academy of Athens, Athens.
"Art London", Galerie Ariel Sibony, London.
"Notional Representations", CK Art Gallery, Cyprus.
"In our image after our likeness", Frissiras Museum, Athens, (curated by Martha Chalikia).
"Agonon Polis", The city of games, organised by the Municipality of Athens within the Olympic Games, Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens, Gazi, (curated by Athena Schina).
"Summer 2004", Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens.
"Reflections from Greece", St Augustine, Americana Absolute Museum, Florida.
2005. "Art Miami", Ariel Sibony Gallery, Miami.
"Art London", Ariel Sibony Gallery, London.
"In arte veritas", Petros an Marika Kydoniefs foundation, (curated by Athena Schina), Andros.
2006. "Art Miami", Ariel Sibony Gallery, Miami.
"Reflections from Greece", NW The National Arts Club, New York.
2006. Gallerie Millenia, New York
2007. Gallerie Belgravia, "Greek Art Today", London
2007. Recent Acquirements, National Gallery, Greece