Kyriakos Mortarakos (b. 1948) studied painting, fresco and stage design at the Athens School of Fine Arts under Y. Moralis, K. Xinopoulos and V. Vassiliadis. He has held twenty solo exhibitions at historic art venues in Greece and abroad like, Zygos Gallery, Washington D. C and Nees Morfes Gallery in Athens. He has participated in various group exhibitions and art fairs internationally like, the Benaki Museum, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, National and Municipal Galleries, the Sismanogleio Palace in Istanbul, Arad biennial in Romania, Artist Guild China Center for Creative Arts and the Kunstverein Kunsthalle in Berlin. His work is part of numerous institutional collections, like the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Greece (EMST), as well as private collections like the Central Bank of Europe in Frankfurt, Germany. From 2005 to 2015, he was a professor of the School of Fine Arts of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki where, from 2015, he is an Emeritus Professor. He lives and works in Athens and Thessaloniki. “Erasure” is the second solo exhibitions he presents in Zoumboulakis Galleries.
Selection of works
Interior, Painting, Abani, Gallery, Trikala