ATHANASIA HARILAOS KYRIAKAKOS
Andrianoupoleos 7, Thrakomakedones 13676, Athens, Greece
Phone/fax: 30(1) 2431-034 e-mail: email@example.com
MFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL. Full Tuition Merit Scholarship.2000.
CT Certification Central Connecticut State University; New Britain, CT, Major: Art Education, K – 12. 1994
BFA Maryland Institute, College of Art; Baltimore, MD. Major: Sculpture. 1991
Studio Arts Center International; Florence, Italy, Concentration: Renaissance Art. 1988
SELECTED AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
UNESCO Foundation. First Prize Award. The 4th Citenje Biennale, Montenegro 2002
Fulbright. Student award to Greece. 2000-2001.
Full Tuition Merit Scholarship, $ 40,000. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, (1998 - 2000)
H.B. Harvey Merit Scholarship (1989) $5,000
Maryland Institute Scholarship (1987) Four Year Tuition Merit Based Scholarship
RESIDENCIES: Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai,Thailand. 2003
P~lot. Groznjia, Croatia 2002
“Piece of Cake”. Rouen, France 2002
“Models”. Casino Luxembourg Forum d’art Contemporain, Luxembourg. 2001
C-Front. Plovdiv, Bulgaria. 2001
COLLECTIONS: Emfiazoglou Foundation. Athens, Greece. Coffee Dress (from Big Torino 2002 performance)
Nine Dragon Heads, 9th International Environment Art Festival and Symposium. Chongju, Korea
The 50th Venice Biennale, “Dreams and Conflicts: The Viewers Dictatorship.” Venice, Italy,
Printemps de septembre, Festival of Contemporary Images. "Mobile Coffee Table" performance. Toulouse, France
Balkan Visions, Ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum. "Coffee in the Vineyards". Performance. Bolzano, Italy. www.argekunst.it
Blurring Boundaries. Multimedia Installation. Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey.
* Skin and Fat. Street Performance at Syntagma. Athens, Greece
2002 Project txOom. As part of FoAM. Multi-disciplinary interactive environment. The Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth, England
In Search of Balkania 2002. “Mobile Coffee Table”, Performance and DVD. Graz, Austria
The Fourth Cetinje Biennial. “Man on the Street”. Performative Installation. Montenegro
* “Aloni”. The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece. Multimedia performative installation.
Piece of Cake. Galerie photo du Pôle Image Haute-Normandie. Rouen, France. Media installation.
Big Torino, 2002. “Body Coffee”. Performative Installation. In collaboration with FoAM. Torino, Italy
Handwashing. Collaborative Performance with Turhan Karabey. Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago.
2001 Eukabeuk: The Chiang Mai Social Installation 2001. “Setting the Table”, Performance. Chiang Mai, Thailand
The Forum 2001. Artistic Mobility in a Multicultural Europe. Thessaloniki, Greece.
“Stolen Dreams”. Perormance under “Tapetto Volante", by Stalken Group. Tirana, Albania.
Medi@terra2001, Fournos Center for Art and New Technologies, Lavrio, Greece to Frankfurt, Germany.
“Mobile Coffee Table”, performance.
“Models”, Casino Luxembourg Forum d’art Contemporain, Luxembourg. Installation
Deste Prize 2001, Deste Center for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece. Performative Installation of “Efrosini”.Cyber and my sp@ce – Netizens and the new geography. The Mexican House, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. “32min./ years
in Greece”, video installation in conjunction to performance. 5 min. collaborativevideo created for Bulgarian t.v.:
2000 Text and Image, G2, Chicago, IL. Collaborative Performance with Chi-Jang Yin and Anuj Vadya.
Bliss, InsideArt, Chicago, IL Video documentation of “Watermelon in the City” street performance.
10 Rooms 2000, Kappatos Gallery in the St. George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens Greece. “Between Two Destinations”,
1999 Group Exhibition, G2. Chicago, IL. "Grandmother's Porch" installation with “coffee readings” performance.
The 29th Annual Pilsen East Artist’s Open House, Chicago, IL. Watermelon with Contact Mics. Installation.
“Water”. 1926 Gallery, Chicago, IL. Performance Collaboration.
”At the Table”, G2, Chicago, IL. Performance Collaboration in conjunction with the Goat Island School.
Kafeneion h Sia (Sia’s Coffee House), S.A.I.C., Chicago, IL. Ongoing Performance/Installtion
ARTICLES. REVIEWS, AND MEDIA:
Contemporary. September 2003. England. "The Greek Pavillion" by Katerina Gregos
KATHIMERINI, 18-6-03, Nikos Xydakis, Greece, "Kafsonas kai texni stiVenetia", newspaper
To Vima, 18-6-03, Avgoustinos Zenakos, Greece, "H Biennale tou Sarkasmou kaitou Entyposiasmou", newspaper
Eleftherotypia, 23-6-03, Maria Maragou, Greece, "Epistrofi sta dika mas oneira", newspaper
Vogue, Italian, May 2002. Full color photo with article.
Alter and Star Television Channels. Athens, Greece. Five minute interviews. June, 2001
WBBM 780 AM, Chicago. Website featuring Efrosini; May2000 http://22.214.171.124/html/AthanasiaKyriakakos.htm
The New Art Examiner. The Evolution of Fiber Art, by Polly O’Rourke. February, 2000
Kalipolis. Television article on Between Two Destinations. Broadcast February 6, 2000; Athens, GR
FILM AND VIDEOS:
32 min/years in Greece. 32 min. digital video. 2001
Between Two Destinations. US 31. 52 min. digital video. 2000
Bled in Pomegranates. 9 min. Color. 16 mm. 2000
Oranges and Candles. 10 min. Black and White. 16mm. 1999
Guest Lecturer. University of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois, 2002
Visiting Artist. Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD. 2002
Visiting Artist. The School of Fine Arts in Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece. 2002
Guest Artist. Albanian School of Fine Arts. Tirana, Albania. 2001
Videographer.. Educational video (1 hr ) Ecological and environmental studies for Gourgandi, MUSEUM of
Natural History, Athens, GR in collaboration with Aegean University, Mitilini, GR
Professor’s Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL. Sept. 1998 – May 2000
Art Educator, Colchester Intermediate School, Jack Jackter Elementary School, Colchester, CT (1994 -1998)