Christophoros Katsadiotis (b. 1971, Athens) graduated with honors from the School of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, under the professors Xenofontas Sachini and Manolis Giannadakis. Parallel to that, he attended engraving classes at the Academy “The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design” in Wroclaw, Poland. He has held 13 solo exhibitions in Greece, Poland and France, and has presented his work in numerous group exhibitions of major museums and art venues worldwide, such as, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, (Japan), St. Petersburg Museum of Contemporary Art (Russia), the Lauderhill Arts Center, Florida (USA), the Municipal Galleries of Piraeus & Ioannina (Greece), the National Museum of Nis (Serbia), the Taylor Foundation, Paris (France) and the Portobello Film Festival 2017, London (UK) to name but a few. He is awarded with the Prize of the 12th International Animation Festival in Athens (2017), “12th Athens Animfest” (“Carousel” -Animation engraving), with the Prize of the 1st Biennale of Greek Ex-Libris Engravers in Crete (2012), and the Prize of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2011). His engravings have been used in books of notable publishing houses like: Gutenberg, Kedros, Diatton, Polytropon and Melani, among others, and for the screening of performances at the theaters, Eurydice, Zéro and Théâtre du Cristal in Paris. Since 2014 he is writing a column for numerous Greek press on art events in Paris. In 2017 he was nominated for the position of Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in the Engraving Department of ASFA. He currently lives and works in Paris and Athens. “Conversion” is the second solo presentation of his work at the Zoumboulakis Galleries.
Selection of works
1st European Film Festival for Mental Health Nefele. Museum of Bouziani, Athens
"The Day of the Dead," Engraving Union in Paris, France
JU QI CUP - 1st International Engraving Exhibition - Ex Libris EXPO, Shanghai, China