Bio

1982
Yorgos Papakarmezis is born in Giannitsa, Greece in May 12th.

2003
Enrolls in the School of Fine Arts (Department of Visual and Applied Arts) of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Studies painting under Makis Theofylaktopoulos (1st and 2nd year) and under Yorgos Golfinos (3rd-5th year). Photography courses under Yorgos Katsaggelos as well as engraving courses under Xenis Sahinis.

2004
In the trimester of October-December 2004 studies in the Belgrade School of Fine Arts under Velizar Krstic, via student’s exchanging program agreed between the two universities.

2008
Graduates from the school of Fine Arts of Thessaloniki with distinction.


PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

2016
‘Todestrieb’, Balkan Art Gallery, Xanthi.

2015
UNDER|STAND|ATLAS, Cube Gallery, Patras.

2014
UNDER|STAND|ATLAS, Astrolavos-Dexameni Gallery, Athens.

2010
Orfeos 20 Art Gallery, Xanthi.

2010
Artis Causa Gallery, Thessaloniki.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Art Fare 2016, Cube Gallery, Patras.

2014
Action Field Kodra 2014 · I Need A Hero: Valuable Matters in Valuable Times, Thessaloniki.

2013
Visual Dialogues, Astrolavos-Dexameni Gallery, Athens.
Art Athina, Faliro Pavilion, Athens.
Intersecciones, Galerias del Centro Cultural Palacio Municipal, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

2012
Xmas Highlights, Astrolavos-Dexameni Gallery, Athens.
Ode to light I, Astrolavos-Dexameni Gallery, Athens.
Extraversion, Sismanogleio Megaro, Istanbul.

2011
Art Is Hard vol.7 Contemporary art festival, Thessaloniki.

2010
3 years of Orfeos 20, Orfeos 20 Art Gallery, Xanthi.
Artis Causa Gallery, Thessaloniki.
Art Athina, Faliro Pavilion, Athens.

2009
Action Field Kodra 2009, Thessaloniki.
Spring 2009 Zina Athanasiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki.
Exhibition of Thessaloniki’s School of Fine Arts graduates, Macedonian Museum of Modern Art, Thessaloniki.

2008
Exhibition of Thessaloniki’s School of Fine Arts students, Tellogleio Foundation, Thessaloniki.

2007
Action Field Kodra 2007, Thessaloniki.

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