Despina Flessa was born in Athens in 1986. She graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts in 2012. In 2010 she studied at the Edinburgh College of Art and in 2015 she completed the Masters of Fine Arts (MET) in Athens. She made her first solo exhibition at the Zoumboulakis gallery entitled ‘Substratum’ (2016) and it was followed by a solo exhibition at the Pop/off/art Gallery in Moscow entitled ‘Float’ (2017). In 2017 she represented Greece at the International Women’s Day Exhibition organized by UNESCO at Salle des Pas Perdus & Espaces Miró in Paris. She has also participated in many group exhibitions in Greece and abroad. She lives and works in Athens.
Selection of works
The State of Emergency Has Become The Rule, CAN Christina Androulidaki Gallery, Athens
In Loco Parentis, Romantso, Athens
3d Frissiras Award for European Painting, Frissiras Museum, Athens
International Women's Day 2017 Exhibition, UNESCO Salle des Pas Perdus & Espaces Miró, Paris