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YANNIS VOUROS, Artist

                         

                   

Please click on the images to view them in bigger size. Copyright art and photos 197-2013 Yannis Vouros

 

BIOGRAPHY

He was born in Thessaloniki (Greece) 1953.

He studied Architecture and Urban Planing. His instructor in painting was N. Sahinis, and N. Moutsopoulos in religious painting.

He nas been involved in painting since 1980. Initially doing stone-painting and later working on other materials as well. He is occupied as a restorer in the Center for the Preservation of the Inheritance of Mount Athos since 1983. His acquaintance with the area of Mount Athos had an overwhelming influence to his painting, as far as both theme and expression are concerned.

His first exhibition took place in 1987 in the small art Gallery of "Diagonios" where he participated in more than 30 group exhibitions. He his carried out five persona! exhibitions  and has participated in numerous group exhibitions in various others in Greece and abroad.

Works of his are in display in many public collections (in the Municipal Art Gallery of Thessaloniki, the Municipal Art Gallery of Kozani,  the Association of Arts and Letters of Kozani, the art gallery Tehni in Kilkis, the Art Gallery of the Municipality of Kilkis, the At Gallery of the Society of Macedonian Studies, the Art Gallery of the Organization for the Cultural Capital of Europe Thessaloniki, as well as in private exhibitions (Sotiris Tsoukalis, lanos etc).

He is a member of the Association of Plastic Art Artists of Northern Greece.