Maria Papadimitriou (Greece)

Maria Papadimitriou

Born in Athens 10.10.1957
Studied at Studied at the École Nationale des Beaux Arts1981-86, Paris

She teaches at the Dept. of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Greece.
Lives and works in Volos and Athens.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
1991 Small Roman Bridge, Desmos Art Gallery, Athens
1992 Project for Two Towers, White Tower Of Thessaloniki, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (Greece)
1993 Draft for the two Towers Project, ZM Gallery, Thessaloniki (Greece)
Martin…. Martin, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
1994 Coming soon, Courtesy Fac-Simile, Milan (Italy)
Love Stories, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
1996 Living Spaces I, Studio Barbieri, Venice (Italy)
Living Spaces II, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
2002 25th Bienal de Sâo Paulo (Greek representation), T.A.M.A. (Temporary Autonomous Museum for All), Sâo Paulo (Brazil)

Projects in progress

1998 – 2000 “Kiss from Greece”: a transit show, Twelve Greek Women Artists exhibiting in Europe, in collaboration with Hariklia Hari [architect] and Birgit Hoffmeister [curator] 1998 -2002 “Cosmotel”: the motel for the artist in Balkans
1998 -2002…“Ballooning over Mount Athos: The Mount Athos ‘Avaton’ has been violated”
1998 -2002…T.A.M.A. (Temporary Autonomous Museum for All)

Selected Group Exhibitions
1991 Assault on the Senses, House of Cyprus, DESTE Foundation, Athens
1991-92 Biennale d‘ Alexandrie, Egypt.
1992 Entartete Kunst by D.O., Via Farini, Milan (Italy)
1993 4th Biennal of New Art, Zelona Gura, Poland
Hond & Hamer, Daglicht & de Fabriek, Einhdhoven (Holland)
1994 Techne & Metis, Gate of Famagusta, Nicosia
Rittrato & Autoritratto, Flash Art Museum, Trevi (Italy)
1995 Mito, operat ’95, Russi, Ravenna (Italy)
1996 Greek Realities, Galerie im Marstall, Berlin
Push ups, Factory, Athens
Spring collection, House of Cyprus, DESTE Foundation, Athens
1997 FotoMässan, Göteborg,
Image and Icon, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (Greece)
1998 Kiss from Greece [1], N.O.M.A.D.E., Paris
1999 Kiss from Greece [2], Galerie Stalzer, Vienna
Group Show, Wigmore Fine Arts, London
Bloom, contemporary art garden, c/o Lolmocolmo, Brescia (Italy)
2000 Kiss from Greece [3], Wohnmaschine, Berlin
Objecthood00, Hellenic American Union, Athens
2001 P+P=D New Art Desmos, Rethymnon Center for contemporary Art, Crete (Greece)
51o Premio Michetti, Europe-Different Perpectives on Painting, MuMi, Museo Michetti, Francavilla al Mare (Italy)
Playgrounds and Toys for Refugee Children, Art For The World, Musée International de la Croix-Rouge, Geneva
THRILOS 2001,Flourmills Sarantopoulos, Kaminia, Piraeus (Greece)
Playgrounds and Toys for Refugee Children, Art For The World, Museo Hendrik
The World in Focus: New Trends in International Photography, The Chicago Atheneum: Museum of Architecture and Design, Chicago Christian Andersen, Rome
The Overexcited Body, Palazzo dell’ Arengario, Milan (Italy)
Playgrounds and Toys for Children, Lobby of the United Nations Building, New York
Tirana Biennial 2001, Tirana
Overexcited body, SESC, Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Playgrounds and Toys for Children, Museo Cantonale d„Arte, Lugano (Switzerland))
2002 ‘’25th Bienal de Sao Paulo’’, Greek representation, Sao Paulo (Brazil)
‘’manifesta4’’, Frankfurt
‘’Fusion Cuisine’’, DESTE, Athens
‘’Cetinjski bienale’’, Montenegro
“Dubrovnik – here and Elsewhere”, Umjetnicka galerija Dubrovnik (Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik), Croatia
‘’Balkania 2002’’, Neue Galerie,Graz

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