Born in Greece in 1974, Hélène Pavlopoulou studied painting and engraving with Dimitris Mytaras as her teacher at the Athens School of Fine Arts with a scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation from 1992-97. Master in Arts in Athens School of Fine Arts with a post graduate scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation for the years 2003-04. She has held solo exhibitions in Athens, Paris Constantinople, and Brussels, under the Auspices of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the E.U. She has also taken part in numerous Art Fairs, Art London, Art Athina, Art Istanbul, Busan Art Fair in South Korea etc. and group exhibitions in Museums in Greece, Europe, USA and China. In 2017, Hélène participated in Biennale of Beijing at the National Art Museum of China, invited by the State Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki in exhibition "The Body The Soul The Place", curated by Maria Tsantsanoglou and Syrago Tsiara. Works by Helene Pavlopoulou are to be found in private and public Collections, such as, inter alia, the Art Collection of the National Bank of Greece, the Bank of Piraeus Group, the Copelouzos Family Museum, the Frissiras Museum, the Thessaloniki State Museum of Contemporary Art and many collections in Europe and USA.
Oedipus and Sphinx, 2016 Acrylic on canvas 70.8 x 51.1 inches
Birth, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 66.9 x 49.2 inches
"Helene Pavlopoulou is a distinctive young Greek artist, whose work combines qualities that appear to be antithetical, such as sensitivity, starkness, lyricism and vigor: qualities whose osmotic force exceeds the stereotypical approaches of “feminine expressivity"
- SYRAGO TSIARA / Dr Art Historian, Director of the Thessaloniki Centre for Contemporary Art
View from the studio of Hélène Pavlopoulou
The Door of Dreams, 2015
Acrylic on relief prepared canvas
74.8 x 51.1 inches
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