Alexandra Athanassiades was born in 1961 in Athens, Greece where she still lives and works.
Her higher education began in Switzerland, at Lugano’s Franklin College. In 1982 she graduated with distinction from Oxford University’s Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art at St. Anne’s College and was awarded a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture and Printmaking. In 1984 she received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture from New York’s Columbia University.
Since 1984 she has shown her work in several solo and group exhibitions in Athens, Delphi, Ancient Messene, Poros, Larissa, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Patmos, Ioannina, Paris, New York Connecticut , Brussels, London and Monte Carlo where in 1995 she won the Princess Grace Foundation Award.
Several of Alexandra’s works are in important collections around the world and on permanent exhibition at Dutko gallery in Paris and Zoumboulakis Gallery in Athens.
Alexandra Athanassiades, Tatoi club, Athens, Greece (Exhibition and screening of the Documentary "Fragments" )
Permanent installation of a horse's sculpture , Athens College
Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko, Paris, France
Ecali Club, Athens, Greece
European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Delphi, Greece
Diachrony, Foundation of the Hellenic World, Athens, Greece
Installation of 2 murals Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Athens, Greece.
Once upon a time..., Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens
«Giorgos Seferis: Otan to fos choreuei milo dikaia», B. & M. Theocharakis Visual Arts Foundation, Athens
«Small Paintings», Zoumboulakis Galleries 2015 & 2017, Athens
«Kouroi kai Kores», Kouros Gallery Sculpture Center, Connecticut
«Now Open», Dutko Gallery, London
«PAD LONDON 2015» (Dutko Gallery) 2015 & 2017, London
«Summer 2015», Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens
"BRAFA 2014" Brussels, Belgium, (represented by Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko ,Paris)
«Imago Mundi: Traces of Today», Luciano Benetton Collection
«Duo Toichoi» [Two walls], permanent installation, Athens College Kindergarden
"PAD LONDON 2013", London,UK (represented by Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko ,Paris)
"Warriors" Kouros Gallery Sculpture Center,Connecticut,U.S.A.
"C.P. Cavafy, This Little Pencil Portrait" European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Delphi, Greece
"Journey to the End of Night" Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens, Greece
"C.P. Cavafy ,Pictured, 40 Greek Creators" B & M Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts & Music, Athens, Greece
"Desmos –The Art Of Giving"-Silent Auction, Athinais Cultural Center,Athens,Greece
"BRAFA 2011" Brussels,Belgium(represented by Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko ,Paris)
"Forest, Life, Civilization" Ilias Lalaounis Museum, Athens, Greece
"Forest, Life, Civilization" Leonidas Kanellopoulos Museum, Athens, Greece
"Departures" Athinais Cultural Center, Athens, Greece
"IETT 2010" Athens, Greece
"Marathon in the work of Eight Contemporary Artists" European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Delphi, Greece
"35 Artists for Democracy" Zappeion Megaron, Athens, Greece
"About the Horse" Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko, Paris, France
"The Horse in Art" Gallery Ekfrasi, Athens, Greece
"Art Athina 2005",Athens, Greece (represented by Kouros Gallery, New York)
"Aux Frontières de l'Héroisme, les Acrites Dans l'Europe Médiévale",
Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens, Greece
"Art Athina 2004" ,Athens, Greece (represented by Kouros Gallery, New York)
"Kaleidoscope" Champs Elysées, Paris
Galerie de l'Arcade, Paris, France
Galerie Jean-Luc Méchiche, Paris, France