Papacostas Achilleas

Papacostas Achilleas

Born in Athens in 1970, he was a Thessaloniki School of Fine Arts (1988-1989) and an Athens School of Fine Arts student (1989-1995) of Panagiotis Tetsis and Rena Papaspyrou. He pursued his studies at the Parisian École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts under Vladimir Velickovic (1996-1998) thanks to an Alexander S. Onassis Foundation scholarship. He won the 1 st prize of the Yannis and Zoe Spyropoulou Foundation (1995), the Greek Ministry of Culture Melina Merkouri award in 1998 and the Academy of Athens award for new painters under the age of 40 in 2004. In 1997 he received the Grand Ρrix of the Paul Louis Weiller contest which is regularly hosted by the Ιnstitut de France. To date he has had four individual exhibitions in Greece and Cyprus and he has also taken part in many group shows. He lives and works in Athens.

Selection of works

SoloExhibitions

2018
On The Edge Of The Line, National Archaeological Museum, Athens
2010
Daydream, Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens
2008
C.K art gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus

2004
Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens

GroupExhibitions

2020
News from the Studios – A life-affirming show, Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens.
2018
Once upon a time..., Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens
2017
Small Paintings 2017, Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens
Adjacent images: eleven painters and a photographer ‘read’ Michel Fais, 16 Fokionos Negri Str., Athens
On a design scale, Evripides Art Gallery, Athens
20 Creators-Covers of the “Γυναίκα” magazine, Zoumboulakis Galleries-Zonar's, Athens
"2 Δεκαετίες +" Prizes Spyropoulos Foundation , Museum Vorre, Paiania Of Attica
21th Athens Xclusive Designers Week, Zoumboulakis Galleries, Zappeio, Athens
2016
Anthropo-graphies – works from the Sotiris Felios Collection, Municipal Art Gallery of Agrinio
Messolongi & Lord Byron, Route C, Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens

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