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now   Practice Based PHD in Painting, Royal College of Art, London
2013  Master of Fine Arts, AKV St.Joost, Breda, Netherlands
2009  BA, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens
2006  Erasmus, Akademie der Bildenden Künste (AdBK) Munich
2006  Universität der Künste (UdK) Berlin, guest student
         Lives and works in London and Athens

Solo | Duo Shows
2016  “0”, with Just Quist, Galerie Kunstbuero, Vienna
2014  Eurocontrol Headquarters, Brussels
2014  Ruimte Caesuur, Middelburg
2010  KAPLANON 5 Gallery, Athens

Group shows
2016  “MATTER”, WOO Building RCA, London
         “The Same Sky”, Lepsien Art Foundation Düsseldorf
         Charity exhibition Cinemaximiliaan, Z33 Hasselt, Belgium
         “Tender is The Night”, CAN Gallery, Athens
2015  “Kenophobia”, CAN Gallery, Athens
2014  “re:SEARCH” Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art London
         “Painting Today”, Vogiatzoglou Collection Athens
         “Ab-stractions”, Hellenic American Union Athens
2013  “Invisible Procession”, Gezira Art Center Cairo, Egypt
         “Palletical”, Wolke Brussels
         YOUNG MASTERS European Graduates '08-'13 (Finalists), Glazenhuis, Lommel, Belgium
         “Thrills and Chills”, CAN Gallery, Athens
         “The Static also is Electric”, MFA Graduation Show, De Service Garage Amsterdam
         Art Athina, Daily lazy booth, Athens
         Project with WoA, Metelcova, Ljubljana, Slovenia
         “Invisible Troupe” On the poetic world of K. P. Cavafy,Ianos Bookstore Athens
         “6+10”, CK Art Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2012  “Ink”, Medusa Art Gallery, Athens
         Kunstvlaai, MFA AKV/St.Joost, Amsterdam
         “The Other”, Show Hall Den Bosch, Netherlands
2011  “Face OFF” Masters of Fine Art from AKV St.Joost, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
2010  “Graduates 2009” Athens School of Fine Arts
2009  “Floisvos” Cultural Centre, Palaio Faliro, Attica
2008  “Diaries of Fire”, “Melina” Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Athens
         Biennial exhibition for the students of Greece’s Fine Art Schools, Syntagma Metro Station, Athens
2007  “Κρεation”, Varvakeios meat Market, Athens
2006  Jahresausstellung, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich

Talks, Lectures
2017  The Threatening Image | Artistic Identity and Painting Ontologies
         Lecture by Giorgos Kontis
         Academic Lecture Series, Art Bar, Royal College of Art, London
2016  Memory and Perception
         Conference organised by TECHNE
         Rich Mix, London
2014  Printing Workshop - ‘Zinging Tangerine’ exhibition
         ‘De Vleeshal’, Middelburg, Netherlands, Direction of the theoretical part
2014  Artist's Talk with Harmen Eijzenga and Just Quist, Ruimte Caesuur, Middelburg, Netherlands
2013  “Authenticity in the Act of Painting”
         Conversation between Giorgos Kontis and Camiel van Winkel
         Moderated by Marleen Hartjes and initiated by Jeannoux van Deijck
         Rijksakademie, Rijksakademie Open Studios, Amsterdam
2013  Symposium “Authenticity in the Act of Painting”
         Organized by whatspace.nl on the theme of the research of Giorgos Kontis
         De Pont museum, Tilburg, Netherlands


Awards, Scholarships
2014  Royal College of Art Bursary (2014 - 16)
2014  Constance Fairness Foundation Scholarship (2014 - 16)
2013  Finalist at “YOUNG MASTERS” European Graduates '08-'13, Glazenhuis, Lommel, Belgium
2006  Erasmus Scholarship, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich

Workshops, Seminars, Residencies
2013  Residency at Wolke, Brussels (Oct 2013 – Jan 2014)
2013  Workshop with the World of Art, School for Curators of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2007  Sculpture Symposium of the ASFA in collaboration with the UdK Berlin, Rethymno, Greece





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