Katerina Xarchopoulou
Works in Athens Greece

BIO
Katerina Xarchopoulou
kxarchopoulou@gmail.com

Born in Athens, Greece, I studied painting and engraving next to prominent Greek artists. My education on art is continuous.

Participated in many group exhibitions as well as in contests and biennials in Greece and abroad (USA, Argentina, Germany, Spain, England, Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Sweden, France, Poland, Russia, etc to mention only a few), where my work hangs in private and public collections.

I was invited by Saatchi Gallery together with other artists to be showing my work on their site permanently.

Awards: Awarded the Bronze Medal by the Eurogallery for the body of my work in 2005

Memberships: Member of the International Mail Artists’ Network
Member of the International Society of Artists (ISA)
Member of Mirca Art Group

Group exhibitions (a selection):

2010 “9th Lessedra World Print Annual Mini Print”, Bulgaria”
2010 “30th Mini Print Int’l of Cadaques”, Spain, France, England
2010, Monkdogz Urban Art, New York, “Haiti Art Fund”
2010, April, Marseille project Gallery, "Artists Portraits"
2010 "Art against Honorary Violence", Gallery Tunedal in Stockholm
2010 "En-Klima, Ash in Art Gallery Premises, Athens, Greece

2009 Mirca Art Group Exhibition for Human Rights, Stockholm, Sweden travelling exhibition to:
Prague (Czechoslovakia) in 2010,
Malta in 2010,
Liverpool (UK) in 2010,

Warsaw (Poland) in 2011,
Rostov (Russia) in 2012

2008 “I bienal Internacional del Pequenio Formato”, Caracas, Venezuela
2008 “5th Int’l Biennial of Miniature Art: Czestochova
2008”, The Centre of Cultural Promotion, Poland
2008 “War or Peace”, Museum of Int’l Contemporary Art, Florianopolis, Brazil
2008 “28th Mini Print Int’l of Cadaques”, Spain, France, England
2008 “7th Lessedra World Print Annual Mini Print”, Bulgaria”
2008 “Nature”, organized by the EcoGreens Party of Greece and the Athens Municipality Cultural Organization at Melina Merkouri Municipal Gallery, Athens
2008 “1st Int’l Mail Art Biennial in Greece (Elassona)

2007 “Mini Prints Tetovo
2007”, National Institution of Tetovo, Skopje
2007 "Men and women, views and representations", Melina Merkouri Municipal Gallery, Athens
2007 “27th Mini Print International of Cadaques”, Spain, France, England
2007 “6th Lessedra World Print Annual Mini Print”, Bulgaria
2007 “Diversity Festival”, Booze Cooperativa Gallery, Athens
2007: -“Social Stigma”, Italy,
-“Refugee Solidarity Chain”, Greece,
-“La Historia Siamo Noi”, Italy,
-“Driving Colors”, Greece,
-“Alyonka”, Yoshkar-Ola Museum of Fine Arts, Russia,
-“Dream cities”, Athens Municipal Gallery and Larissa Municipal Gallery,

2006 “Intercontinental Biennial of Small Graphics”, Inter-Art Contemporary Art Museum, Romania
2006 “Albiac Int’l Biennial of Contemporary Art”, Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Reserve, Spain
2006 "Men and women, views and representations", Avdou Cultural Center (Heraklio), Greece
2006 "In the dance of the waters", Hotel Xenia, Rethimno, Greece
2006 5th Biennial of Mail Art “EARTH, AIR”, Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth Gallery in Bodenburg, Germany
2006 “Int’l Biennial of Small Graphics, Romania
2006 -“The republic of the artists”, Venice, Italy,
-“Dream cities”, Elassona, Greece,
-“Post-it” Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport, England,
-“kisses”, Madrid, Spain,
-“Sound”, Buenos Aires, Argentina,
-“VIIth Int’l Mail Art Exhibition “Nude Art”, Romania

2005 “Omma Contemporary Art Center” in Santa Barbara, California, USA
2005 "Artist 2005", Art Fair with gallery “Omma” in Istanbul, Turkey
2005 “3rd International Art Festival”, Omma Contemporary Art Center, Chania, Greece
2005 “The Greek artists for the International Day against Violence”, Athens Municipal Gallery

2004 “1st Balkan Quadrinnale of Painting”, National Gallery of Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

2003 “The Greek artists for the day of Aids HIV, Athens Municipal Gallery

Personal shows:

2005 Mykonos municipal gallery

Books' illustrations:
In 2007 I created woodcut prints for the front and back cover of the edition of poetry "five poets in the Market"

Publications: Numerous catalogues of art exhibitions worldwide.
Numerous press releases in magazines (e.g. “ARTnews”, N.Y., USA, December 2005 issue, Volume 104, No 11, page 171) and internet sites