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.
Selection of works
Alexandra Athanassiades, Tatoi club, Athens, Greece (Exhibition and screening of the Documentary "Fragments" )
Permanent installation of a horse's sculpture , Athens College
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