Lena Morfogeni 

 

(B.Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, School of Visual and Applied Arts,    Thessaloniki, Greece)

 

Born in Athens, Greece.

Studied in the School of Fine Arts, Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Studied the art of iconography and conservation of Byzantine icons under the supervision of iconographer-painter Constantinos Georgopoulos. Attended a series of workshops on mosaic art under the supervision of Dimitris Vafeiadis. Taught History of Art and Creative Drawing in a private college in Athens, Greece.
Many paintings are found in private collections.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2020

 

Virtual Contemporary Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey

4th Group exhibition,”Small Sculptures”, Byzantine & Christian Museum,Athens,Greece

 

6th Watercolour Biennale,”Galerija A”,Belgrade,Serbia

 

2019

 

«Chromos», Gallery Karouzou,Zurich, Switzerland 

 

The Sixth Silk Road International Festival in Xian ,China

 

Group exhibition,”Small Sculptures”, Byzantine & Christian Museum,Athens,Greece

 

4 th Art Thessaloniki, group exhibition, “Gallery Karouzou”, International Exhibition Center, Thessaloniki,Greece

 

2018

Group exhibition,”Rendevous in Samarkand” ,Trii Art Hub,Athens,Greece

 

5th Watercolour Biennale,”Galerija A”,Belgrade,Serbia

 

11th Scope Art Show, group exhibition,”Gallery Karouzou”, Basel Pavilion,Basel ,Switzerland

 

Group exhibition,”Small Sculptures”, Byzantine & Christian Museum,Athens,Greece

 

”Water School” group exhibition, “Galery Binyil”-Hamam Arts Hub, Istanbul ,Turkey.

3rd Art Thessaloniki, group exhibition, “Gallery Art Noise”, International Exhibition Center, Thessaloniki,Greece

 

2017

22nd Art Athina ,group exhibition,“Galery Binyil”.,Faliro Pavilion, Athens, Greece.  

 

 12th Contemporary Istanbul,group exhibition,“Galery Binyil”., Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center,Istanbul ,Turkey.

 

2nd  Art Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Fair, Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

2016 

21st  Art Athina ,group exhibition,“Galery Binyil”.,Faliro Pavilion, Athens, Greece. 

“Refugee and Migrant Crisis”, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens, Greece.

“Black is white #2’’, The Pulse Gallery Kolonaki, Astypalaia, Greece.

“Anti/rysis”, Pirée Art Space, Pireaus, Greece.

Art Exhibition, UNESCO World Heritage Kefalonia, Ithaca & Zakynthos Organization, Zakyhthos, Greece.

“Woman:Mother,Daughter,Wife,Friend..” The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery  & President's Gallery, New York, USA.

 

1st Art Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Fair, Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

2015
“Memory and Dream” 6th Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China,Beijing.

 

2012

Group exhibition of painting and photography "Live, Love, Laugh", Stavros Mihalarias Art Gallery, Athens, Greece for the non-profit organization "I Live For Me".

 

2000

Group exhibition of painting and photography "Harley Davidson Embracing Art", Gallery of Contemporary Arts, Ileana Tounta, Athens, Greece.

 

 

 

1997   

Group exhibition of graduate students in the School of Fine Arts, Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

Professional Experience 

 

1994 - 2002

Construction of sets for theatrical performances in collaboration with sculptor Dimitri Vafeiadis, for performances in the National Opera of Greece, the REX theatre and other theatres. 

Tutoring candidates for the Greek School of Fine Arts placement exams.

 

1997-1999

Conservation of the pictorial and sculptural decoration of the Athens Observatory in collaboration with the painter Constantinos Georgopoulos.

 

 

1998 - 2003

Conservation and restoration of neoclassical buildings owned by the Ministry of Culture (ICOMOS, C. Psaropoulos Foundation, Athens). 

 

 

2004 - 2009

Conservation and restoration of private neoclassical residences in the centre of Athens and other suburbs.

 

 

Bibliography

 

“Harley Davidson embracing art”, Athens 2000, catalogue.

 

Greek magazine Tahidromos, interview, November 2005.

 

The Album of the Sixth Beijing International Art Biennale, China 2015, catalogue.

 

Turkish newspaper “YENI ASIR”, interview by Ugur Oral, February 2016. 

 

“Refugee and Migrant Crisis”, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens 2016, catalogue.  

Art Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Fair, Thessaloniki 2016, catalogue

Galerİ Binyıl Contemporary Istanbul,İstanbul 2017,catalogue

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