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Biography


Fotini Kariotaki

Born in Chania of Creta, Greece. Lives in Thessaloniki.

Education

1983-84 Academy of Fine Arts, Florence

1984-88 Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan

From 2006-2011 taught 3D Applications/Object and Space in the Department of Art and Applied Studies of University of Western Macedonia

Solo exhibitions

2013

“All over again”, Zina Athanasiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki

2004  

“Known-Unknown”, Lola Nikolaou Art Gallery, (catalogue: text by Sania Papa), Thessaloniki

1998  

"It's true, it's a lie", FOKA Gallery, (catalogue: text by Roula Pallanta), Thessaloniki

1995  

"Vibrations", Thema Gallery, Athens

1992   

Italian Cultural Institute, Thessaloniki

1991    

Hotel Dion, Platamon of Katerini

Selected group exhibitions

2014   

-"Das Andere Wo", Off Raum, Vienna

-"Notes from Úr", EU House, Dublin, Ireland

2013

-"Circle of Peace", Writers' House of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia 

-Art Athina 2013, participation with Zina Athanasiadou Gallery, Athens

-Togra Samkura, An Gailearai, Aislann Centre, Gaoth Dobhair, Co Donegal, Ireland 

2012      

-Samkura: A Journey, curator Maria Tsantsanoglou, State Museum of  Contemporary Art,  

 Thessaloniki

-OPEN 15, Lido Island, Venice

-“Di.p.art”, curator Stavros Panagiotakis, former KODRA Military Space, Thessaloniki   

2010   

“Trap”, Container Art Space, Thessaloniki

“Breaking the wall, Building Networks”, curated by Thalia Stefanidou, Lydia Hatjiiakovou, Iara Budnova, Christos Savvidis (catalogue), Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

2009    

“Intothepill Vol.1-Greek Contemporary Video Art”, curated by Intothepill (catalogue), Synch Festival, Τechnopolis Gazi, Athens

“Artnesia“, ArtHotel Panorama (catalogue) Pyrgadikia, Chalkidiki

2008   

“COLLAGE - Cut//Paste”, State Museum of Contemporary Art, curated by  Thodoris Markoglou (catalogue), Thessaloniki

GYUMRI BIENNIAL 10, curator of the Greek participation: Maria Tsantsanoglou and State Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki, Gyumri, Armenia

“Nightmares’ dream”, One Year Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2007    

“In-Situations”, Municipal Gallery of Kalamata “A.Tassos”, curated by Megaklis Rogakos (catalogue), Kalamata

“Pol·y·mer”, two person show, Lola Nikolaou Art Gallery, Thessaloniki

“ArtingOut”, ArtHotel Panorama (catalogue) Pyrgadikia, Chalkidiki

2006    

“Local Heroes”, Action Field Kodra – 06, curated by Maria Kenanidou (catalogue), Thessaloniki

2005    

“Art in E-Motion”, ArtHotel Panorama (catalogue), Pirgadikia, Chalkidiki

2004   

“What is Threat like”, curated by Lina Tsikouta (catalogue), Trikala

ATHINA BY ART- Monastiraki Square, co-organized by AICA Hellas and the City of Athens during the Olympics ’04 (catalogue: text by D. Konteletzidou (participation curator), Athens  

ARCO’04- Participation with the Lola Nikolaou Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2003   

“Atoma – Individus”, (catalogue: text by Sania Papa) Ecole Supérieure Des Beaux – Arts de Marseille, Marseille, France

“Blurring Boundaries”, curated by Sania Papa (catalogue), Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

“Oikade”, Contemporary Art Centre of Rethymnon (catalogue), Rethymnon

“Oikade”, Melina Merkouri Foundation, Athens

2002    

ISCP Winter Show, International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York

2001

"Les atomes", French - Greek group show curated by Bernard Plasse and Galerie Du Tableau of Marseille, Apotheke C, Port of Thessaloniki                                                                 

2000     

"Personal Cinema", video and computer project, 2Π+E and Prosenghisi film and video productions, Thessaloniki

"Blue Chips", FOKA Gallery, Thessaloniki

2000 

"Inventing a people", contemporary art in the Balkans curated by André Rouillé (catalogue: text by Matoula Skaltsa)

-Artexpo Foundation, Bucharest

-Larissa Contemporary Art Centre, (catalogue in Greek) Larissa

-Municipal Museum of Kavala

-Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

1999

"Inventing a people", contemporary art in the Balkans curated by André Rouillé

National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia

1998  

"New Aquisitions", Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, (catalogue: text by Areti Adamopoulou)

"FOKart", FOKA Gallery, Thessaloniki

ARTATHINA 6' 98, participation with FOKA Gallery, Athens

1997   

"Fernweh - Life is elsewhere", curated by Andrea Gilbert (catalogue: text byAndrea Gilbert) FOKA Gallery, Thessaloniki

“It Moves-It Sleeps-It Hurts”, two person show, Zefxis Gallery, in collaboration with Thessaloniki Cultural Capital of Europe, Thessaloniki                                              

"Art Colony Galicnik '96-'97", (catalogue) Art Gallery, Skopje

1995   

"Artists in a quarry", (catalogue) Asvestohori, Thessaloniki

1994   

"Artists in the almond grove", (catalogue) N.Redestos, Thessaloniki

“Abstraction”, (catalogue) Amalgama Art Space, Thessaloniki

"Catastrophe II", performance, French Institute of Thessaloniki

1988   

"Salon I", Cafiso Gallery, (catalogue) Milan

Collections

Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki

Private collections

Awards and Residencies

2012     Cló Ceardian, Gortahork, Co. Donegal, Ireland, residency

2011     Cló Ceardian, Gortahork, Co. Donegal, Ireland, residency

2002     Fulbright Artist Grant 2001-02, Fulbright Foundation, Athens, GR

            -Harry Triantafillu Scholarship Fund Award, New York

            -Thessaloniki Center of Contemporary Art, Artist Grant, Thessaloniki, GR

2002     International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), Ν. York, residency

            -Elisabeth Foundation for The Arts, Ν. York, residency /studio concession

1997    ‘Art Colony Galicnik’, Galicnik, F.Y.R.O.M, residency

1992-93 International Art Festival “Art Village”, N. Fokea, Chalkidiki, GR, residency

         

 





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