Bechrakis Venia

Bechrakis Venia

Born in Athens. She studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts. She won the Onassis Foundation scholarship and continued her studies at the New York University (MFA).
She received a Gerondelis Foundation Grand in 2001 and the Jack Goodman Award for Art & Technology, in 2002. She has exhibited internationally and her work is installed in the “Eleftherios Venizelos” Airport of Athens. She lives and works in New York and Athens.

Selection of works

SoloExhibitions

2010
"Restricted Area", Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens
2009
''Strange Weathers'', Melenia Art Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
2008
''Urban Dwellings'', Zina Athanasiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece
2006
"Within - Without", Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens

GroupExhibitions

2009
''Face to Faces'', curated by Isabelle de Montfumat & Aggeliki Grammatikopoulou, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
''Art Athina 2009'', Zina Athanasiadou Gallery & Gallery Basia Embiricos, Athens, Greece
''Tsoclis, Liti, Manousakis, Bechrakis'', Melenia Art Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
2008
“The Water”, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
“Material Links”, Technopolis, Athens, Greece
“Environment-Action ‘08”, Villa Kazouli, Athens, Greece
“Art Photo Expo Miami”, Zone D and Galerie Basia Embiricos, Miami Art Basel, Miami, USA
“Material Links”, museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Shanghai, China
“ART ATHINA 2008”, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery, HELEXPO, Athens, Greece
“Art Beats II- 37 Scholars of the Onassis Foundation”, Onasseio Hospital, Athens, Greece
2007
“Heterotopias”- Public Screen, curated by Syrago Tsiara, 1st Biennial of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
“Echelon-Who is watching you?”, Polvo Gallery, Chicago, USA
‘Bodyconnections’, La Maison de la Photographie, Tachkent, Uzbekistan
“The Chronicle of the Absurd” curated by Bia Papadopoulou, Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
2006
“FROM TO”, Melina Merkouri Foundation, Athens, Greece

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