Bio

CHRISTINA-SYLVIA SIMANTIRA

Christina-Sylvia Simantira is a Greek-German visual artist who lives and works in Athens. In the period 2005-2010 she studied German Language and Literature at the National University of Athens and attended at the same time sketching classes held by the sculptor K.Argyris.

In the year 2010 she entered the Painting Department of the Athens School of Fine Arts, where she developed her personal work in the studio of the Professors A.Antonopoulos and M.Merampeliotis (earlier: Z.Arvanitis and D.Mytaras).

During her studies she attended also the Sculpture and Ceramics classes, studied with an exchange-programm-scholarship for one semester at the School of Fine Arts in Berlin-Weißensee and participated in many exhibitions and art projects in Greece and Germany.

In June 2016 she presented her work in the Thesis Exhibition and got her degree with the grade “excellent”. In January 2019 she was awarded the art-prize from the Rosa-Luxemburg -Institute and “The nephrology centre of Athens”.

SHOWS/PROJECTS

2022

Athens City Museum: Curators: D. Bersi, A.Koutsolampropoulos, G. Mastrogiannakis, Dr. St. Kavallierakis.

FokiaNou Art Space. Curators: Mary Cox, Panagiotis Voulgaris.

2021

FokiaNou Art Space. Curator: Mary Cox.

Herakleidon Museum (Athens). Organized by the A’ Studio of the Athens School of Fine Arts Curator: Nikos Podias.

Athens School of Fine Arts. Awarded by Nefroiatriki. Curators: Aggelos Antnopoulos, Dida Papalexandrou.

Athens School of Fine Arts / New Library. Curator: Jenny Tsoumpri (tidal flow).

FokiaNou Art Space. Curation: Panagiotis Voulgaris and Mary Cox.

Plateia Nerou (Kallithea). Curator: Angelos Antonopoulos. Organisation: Ntinta Papalexandrou.

Digital exhibition via GR Collectors and in person at the Athens War Museum. Curator: Elena Gatsa.

Platforms-project 2021. Curator: Jenny Tsoumpri (tidal flow).

Exhibition in the frame of the festival “Little Paris in Athens. In the ceramic studio of Metaxourgio. Curator: E.Nanouri.

2020

In the public park of New Smyrni. Curator: Jenny Tsoumpri (tidal flow).

Phoenix Gallery Athens.

(Kappatos Rooms 2020). Kappatos Gallery. Curator: Eirini Nanouri

2019

Cultural Centre of Chania. Curator: Ioannis Archontakis.

(exhibition about breastfeeding). Cooperation between the A’ Studio of the Athens School of Fine Arts and The Institute of Children’s Health. Showroom Nikos Kessanlis. Curators: Aggelos Antonopoulos, Penny Gkeka.

Cooperation between the Athens School of Fine Arts and the Greek Railway (trainose).

Platforms Project 2019. In the Foyer of the Athens School of Fine Arts. Curator: Aggelos Antonopoulos.

In the Showroom Nikos Kessanlis. Curator: Katerina Tseliou.

Ikastikos Kiklos ΔΛ-Gallery. Exhibition, calendar creation and 1st prize at the competition. Cooperation between the Studio A’ of the Athens School of Fine Arts and the Rosa Luxemburg Institute. Curator: Aggelos Antonopoulos.

2018

Exhibition in the frame of the festival “Little Paris in Athens 2018 – May ’68, 50 years later”. At the showroom of the theatre “Vima Aggelon” in Omonia. Curator: Lia Koutelieri.

FokiaNou Art Space. Curators: Mary Cox, Panagiotis Voulgaris.

in the frame of the “Platform Projects 2018”. In the Library of the Athens School of Fine Arts. Curator: Maira Stefou.

Trikoupio Institute, Mesolongi. Curator: Aggelos Antonopoulos. Organisation: Maria Ferentinou.

2017

Exhibition of the Greek Open University in Technostasio. Curator: Elli Veliou.

in the facilities of Greek Railway (trainose). Cooperation between the Greek railway and the Athens School of Fine Arts.

in the Cyclades Municipal Art Gallery. Curator: Jenny Tsoumpri (tidal flow).

in the Piraeus Municipal Art Gallery. Curator: Jenny Tsoumpri (tidal flow).

in the Agkathi-Kartalos Gallery. Curator: Aggelos Antonopoulos.

in the Eos Gallery in Victoria.

2016

in the Tsikalioti-towel in Leonidio. Curator: Marievi Mastoraki.

in the frame of the festival “break the chain” in the Athens-Technopolis.

in the showroom Nikos Kessanlis in the Athens School of Fine Arts.

2015

in the Historical Archive of the Cultural Centre of Piraeus-Bank. Cooperation between the Piraeus-Bank and the Athens School of Fine Arts.

in the Showroom “The Loft”. Curator: Aggelos Antonopoulos.

at the Art Gallery Gregoriadi. Curator: Aggelos Antonopoulos.

at the Cultural Centre Athinais in cooperation with the Schientific Mastological Institute “Emeis”.

2013

Exhibition of the Amnesty International for the human rights at “CAMP! Contemporary Art Meeting Point”.

Exhibition and performance at “Rationaltheater” and “Lothringer Laden” in Munich and in “Empros-Theatre” in Athens.A cooperation between the Athens School of Fine Arts and the Munich Academy of Fine Arts supported by DAAD.

in Studio 112 in Exarchia in the frame of the cooperation between the Artist E.Akyla and the students of the Studio A’ of the Athens School of Fine Arts.

2012

in the Showroom of the Moraitis-School with the purpose to support young artists and the Institute for children with cancer “Elpida”.

in the frame of the happenings of the municipality Aktiou-Vonitsas. Curator: Aggelos Antonopoulos.