Giorgos Kontis






















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 Shows
2017  Bow Open, Ian Kiaer's studio, Bow Arts London
2016  0, (with Just Quist) Galerie Kunstbuero, Vienna
2014  Eurocontrol Headquarters, Brussels
2014  Ruimte Caesuur, Middelburg
2010  KAPLANON 5 Gallery, Athens

Group shows
2017  Neither Innocent Nor Guilty, Daily Lazy Projects, Athens
         Project 1 // On Authorship, Space-Projects, The Orchid and the Wasp, Amsterdam
         Daybreak, Maverick Projects, Peckham London
         CLOSE, CLOSER, FADING, Lychee One Gallery, London
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  Cultural Identity, Europe & Authenticity
         Luc Tuymans and Gilane Tawadros chaired by Giorgos Kontis
         Visual Cultures Lecture Series, Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Royal College of Art, London
         The Threatening Image | Artistic Identity and Painting Ontologies
         Lecture by Giorgos Kontis
         Academic Lecture Series, Art Bar, Royal College of Art, London
         Guest Lecturer, Zone d'Utopie Temporaire - ZUT Project
         Yellow Brick Project Space, Athens
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 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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