Bitsikas Xenofon

Bitsikas Xenofon

Born in Ioannina, Greece, in 1963.
He graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA) in 1994. In 2000 he obtained his Phd degree at the Complutense University of Madrid, on a scholarship by the Greek state (his Phd Thesis was entitled ”Black and White as a visual arts composition”). Since 2000 he teaches Painting at the Department of Art Sciences of the University of Ioannina.
He was awarded Prizes in panhellenic and international painting competitions (1rst prize of the Spyropoulos Foundation competition, 1rst prize at the painting competition of the Foundation Ynglada Guillot etc.)
Works of his have been acquired by the National Gallery, the Fundació Ynglada Guillot Real Academia de Bellas Artes San Jordi in Barcelona, the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, the Spyropoulos Museum, the Vorres Museum, the Frissiras Museum and at Felios Collection in Athens.
He has presented his work in solo and group exhibitions in Greece and abroad.

 

 

Selection of works

SoloExhibitions

2012
Alma Contemporary Art Gallery, Trikala
2011
Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens
2005
Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens
2001
Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens

GroupExhibitions

2013
The 80's Generation - Contemporary Greek Painting from the Sotiris Felios Collection, National Gallery - Alexander Soutzos Museum - Sparta Annex (Coumantaros Art Gallery), Sparta
2012
Ellenico Plurale - Dipinti dalla Collezione Sotiris Felios, Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome, Italy (curated by Giuliano Serafini)
Moments of avant-garde, 85 works of postwar and contemporary art in the National Gallery of Greece, Athens, Greece
Between Reality and Fantasy- Paintings from the Sotiris Felios Collection, Giorgio de Chirico Cultural Center, Volos, Greece (curated by Irene Orati)
2010
Tracing Istanbul, Istanbul & Gazi Technopolis, Athens, Greece
Human Measures, Melina Cultural Center of the Municipality of Athens, Greece
2009
Α pale shade of white, Bellonia Foundation, Santorini, Greece
New acquisitions of the National Gallery of Greece 1992-2006, Sifnos, Greece

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