STELIOS MAVROMATIS, Painter
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BIOGRAPHYStelios Mavromatis was born in Ptolemaida in 1930. He is permanent resident of Thessaloniki and a member of the Association of Visual Arts of Greece, and of the Arts Committee of the National Theater of Northern Greece. He has been teaching painting to children successfully for many years using his own method of speed learning. He is responsible for television and radio broadcasts on art.
His works are found in the National Art Gallery of Greece, the Art Gallery of Cyprus, Nioosia, the Art Gallery of the Association of Macedonian Studies, the Art Gallery of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, the greek ministries of Foreign Affairs, Culture and Sciences and Macedonia - Thrace, as well as in private collections in Greece and abroad.
1959 YMCA, exhibition hall of the township of Thessaloniki.
1962 "Ecodomiki", Thessaloniki.
1964 "Techni", Macedonian Association of Arts, Thessaloniki.
1964 Center of Technological Applications, Athens.
1968 Veltsos Gallery, Thessaloniki.
1971 "Techni", Thessaloniki.
1972 First National City Bank, Thessaloniki.
1973 Astor Gallery, Athens.
1974 Citibank, Thessaloniki.
1974 "Techni", Thessaloniki.
1976 "Panselinos" and "Diagonios" Thessaloniki.
1977 "Nees Morphes", Athens.
1979 Photothiki, Thessaloniki, Santonni.
1979 Citibank, Athens.
1980 Photothiki, Thessaloniki, Santorini.
1981 French Institute, Thessaloniki, Skiros `81.
1983 University of Thessaloniki, Law School board room, exhibition - preparation.
1984 Athens Gallery of Art, Athens.
1984 French Institute, Thessaloniki.
1984 "lanos" Gallery, Thessaloniki.
1985 Gallery of Art "Prisma", Rhodes.
1985 Gallery of Art "Techni", Kilkis.
1986 Kuthaus 'ELIM", Nonweiler, Germany. Gallery, Thessaloniki "Venezia 86".
1987 Vafopoulio Cultural Center, Thessaloniki.
1987 "Ianos" Gallery, Thessaloniki Wenezia '86".
1988 Thessaloniki Passenger Railway Station, "100 years connection with Europe".
1988 "Mati" Art Gallery, Katerini.
1988 Banque Franco - Hellenique SA, Thessaloniki.
1989 Koln, Olivenbaum Feinkost GmbH, Germany.
1990 Lubinghausen, Sparkasse Coesfeld,Germany.
1991 School of Art Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, U.S.A.
1992 "Irmos", "Techni", American Center, "Thirty years trains", Thessaloniki, Greece.
1993 "Techni", Iraklion, Crete, Greece
1993 Chryssothiki Zolota, Thessaloniki, Greece
1993 Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Sindos, Greece
1993 Miskolc, Hungary.
1995 "Egokeros", Thessaloniki, Greece.
Participation in the Panhellenic"
Ninth (1966), Tenth (1969), Eleventh (1971), Twelfth (1973), Thirteenth (1975), "Panhellenic" 1987. Exhibition Hall of Piraeus Port Organization, Piraeus, Greece.
Participation in Group Exhibitions
He has participated in forty group exhibitions in Thessaloniki, Athens, Kavala, Edessa, Kozani, Florina, Agrinio, Theva, Volos, Xanthi, Komotini and Alexandroupolis in Greece. Also in Nicosia, Cyprus; Ludwigshafen, Stuttgart, Bonn and Dortmunt, Germany; Boston USA; Bucharest, Rumania; Baghdad, Iraq; Luxembourg; 5th Biennale, Cairo, Egypt.