Roubina Sarelakou Solo Exhibition | Zoumboulakis Galleries
The new exhibition of artist Roubina Sarelakou is called “from nature to geometry” jewelry – painting – engraving, and it will take place at the Zoumboulakis Galleries.
Our beloved Roubina Sarelakou presents her new solo exhibition at the Zoumboulakis Galleries, which will take place from October 12th to October 21st, gathering an extraordinary number of unique creations of high quality and flawless beauty.
The current exhibition will be held in collaboration with the bookbinder Kostas Boudouris, while the curation belongs to Architect and Professor of Art History Yiannis Papaioannou.
Few words about Roubina Sarelakou
She was born in Athens in 1950. She originally was a student of the painters P. Sarafianos, N. Nikolaou and J. Moralis. She graduated the Faculty of Engraving of the Athens School of Fine Arts (1969-1974) as a student of the painter-engraver K. Grammatopoulos. She extended her studies at Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris (1974-1976) under the instruction of G. Dayez.
She has presented her work in many private exhibitions as well as in group exhibitions in Greece and abroad. She taught for a number of years Painting and Drawing at Vakalo College of Art and Design of Athens. She was an establishing member of the Circle of Art and Philosophy where she taught painting and engraving.
In 1980 she was honored by Athens Academy for her engraving work after being nominated by the Academics: sculptor G. Pappas, painter N. Hatzikiriakos – Gikas and the Art Historian P. Prevelakis. In 1985 she was awarded the A’ Prize of Engraving by the Foundation of Arts. In 1986 she was awarded the A’ Prize of Engraving by Tranoulis Foundation. In 1987 she received Honourable Mention at the International Biennale of Graphic Art in Berlin, Intergrafik ’87.
In 2000 she designed the stage scenery for the play Outcry by Tennessee Williams, under the direction of Th. Gramsas at the New Hellenic Theatre of George Armenis. Meanwhile, she creates video art (Tango. FM Records 2005. Patmos : another journey, 2007 and a series of videos about Crete, 2006 2009). Her works are included in public and private collections in Greece and abroad.
Since 2010 she has been studying metal treatment and jewelry making as a student of the painter-jewelry artist D. Nikolaidis and silversmiths L. Grypaios and Y. Roumany.
Exhibition Duration: October 12 – October 21, 2017
Opening: Thursday, October 12, 2017, 7p.m.
Guided Tour: Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6p.m. by Yiannis Papaioannou
Zoumboulakis Galleries, 20 Kolonaki Sq, Athens
Open Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11a.m. – 3p.m. & 5p.m. – 8p.m.
Wednesday 11a.m. – 3p.m. and Saturday 11a.m. – 2p.m.
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