Ilias Christopoulos 

Address: Kalami Kalamata 24100 Greece

Date of birth: 15/09/1976

Mobile: +30 6972725077

e-mail: iliaschristopoulos@hotmail.com

 

Studies:

1990-1995             

Courses of ceramics at the Laboratory of Plastic Arts at the Public Enterprise of Cultural Development [DEPAK], teachers Iro-Myrto Maganari and Saimon Hill.

1995-1997             

Courses of ceramics at the Cultural Centre of Municipality of Nikaia.

1995-1997             

Seminar of Didactic Method by Bruno Munari in Crete

Professional Experience

1997-2009

Teaching of Ceramics at ‘DEPAK’ Kalamata, Person in charge for the ceramics courses for the years 2001-2004

 

Sept. 2000

Presentations of slides on the subject primitive parching in the frames of meeting of professors of Secondary Education in the National Institution of Researches

 

Oct. 2000 –2014

Teaching of Ceramics at the Laboratory of Plastic Arts at the Public Enterprise of Cultural Development  of Patra [DEPA].

 

Oct. 2004 –2008

Teaching of Ceramics at the Special School of Kalamata

 

Nov. 2005 –Jan 2006

Collaboration with the Athens Concert Hall for the training  program  of the Centre Pompidou, subject Matisse-Picasso  Laboratory of Plastic Arts for children as animator of the program.

 

March – May 2006

Collaboration with the University of Patra – Pedagogic Department on theoretical and practical courses on the subject of ceramics.

 

Seminars:

Participation to seminars in the following techniques

Furnace of open fire

Porcelain

Raku

Smoking with sawdust

Reducing parching of porcelain

Raku (Theodora Chorafas)

3d decoration (Velimir Vukicevic)

Clay transformation (Rafa Perez)

 

Collective Expositions

1998

40th Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

 

1999

41st Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

 

2000

42nd Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

 

2001

43rd Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

 

3rd praise for the oeuvre ‘Perses’ 

 

2002

44th Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi 18th Biennale of Ceramics at Vallauris – France, representing Greece with the oeuvre ‘Perones’

 

2004

Collective Exposition at Monemvasia

 

2006

International Meeting of Ceramic, Volos

45th Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

3rd award for the oeuvre ‘Kymata / Waves’

 

2007

46th Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

 

2008

47th Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

 

2nd  award for the oeuvre “Dance”

 

2009

48th Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi
9th International Biennal of Ceramics, Museum of Manises, Valencia, Spain

Group Exposition of 17 Ceramists Ομαδική Έκθεση 17 Εικαστικών, Limeni, Mani

 

2010

49th Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

 

2nd award for the oeuvre “Backbone”

 

2011

Selection at the International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art– 2011,

Faenza-Italy

 

31st Concurs Internacional de Ceràmica CICA 2011, L ‘Alcora, Spain

 

3rd International Triennial of Silicate Arts, Kecskemét, Hungary

 

“Four Greek Ceramists”, Hellenic Culture Centre, Paris, France

 

2012           

Group Exposition “Ceramists Traces”, Patras, Greece

2nd International Ceramic Triennial UNICUM 2012, Maribor, Slovenia

32st  Concurs Internacional de Ceràmica CICA 2012, L ‘Alcora, Spain

Group Exposition “Contemporary Ceramics”, Athens, Greece

50th Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

1st praise for the oeuvre ‘Vertebra’

 

2013

57th International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art– 2011, Faenza

Italy

8th International Biennale of Ceramics, Kapfenberg, Austria

VII Biennal de Ceràmica del Vendrell, Spain

51st Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

 

2014

Group Exposition of Greek Artists in the memory of Dominico Theotokopoulos, Circolo Officiale di Bologna, Italy

Group Exposition System, Kardamili, Greece

European Ceramic Context 2014, The Royal Danish Academy, School of Design Bornholm, Denmark

52nd Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

1st praise for the oeuvre ‘Small Views’ 

Group Exhibition “Ceramists Traces 2014, The beginning”, Archaeological Museum of Patras, Greece

 

2015

Group Ceramic Exhibition, Gallery Palissandros, Patra, Greece
Ceramic Exhibition in Symposium of Byzantine Ceramics, Palaia, Kardamili, Greece

Group Ceramic Exhibition, “Gallery Kea”, Kea, Greece

Special guest among other 12 ceramists during 53rd Pan-Hellenic Exposition of Artistic Ceramic, Marousi

 

2016

Group ceramic exhibition, Archaeological Museum of Patras, Greece

Group ceramic exhibition, Paxoi, Greece

Group ceramic exhibition “Duality”, Kardamili, Greece

 

2017

Group ceramic exhibition “Duality”, Archaeological Museum of Patras, Greece

International Group ceramic exhibition “Delphi”, Archaeological Museum of Delphi, Greece

Group art exhibition, Kardamili, Greece

9th International Competition, Mino, Japan

 

2018

4th International Documentary Festival, Art exhibition, Kalamata, Greece

Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition PELLA “geo-metry”,

Archaeological Museum of Pella, Greece

 

2019

5th International Documentary Festival, Art exhibition, Kalamata, Greece

 

Solo Exhibitions

2010

Centre for the Study of Modern Pottery – G. Psaropoulos Foundation, Athens, Greece

 

2013

Art Center Kalamata, Greece, Galley Polytropo, Kalamata, Greece

 

Collections

• Museum of Ceramics of Vasileios Anetopoulos, Volos, Greece

• 3rd International Triennial of Silicate Arts, Kecskemét, Hungary

• 2nd International Ceramic Triennial UNICUM 2012, Maribor, Slovenia

• 9th International Competition, Mino, Japan

 

Publications

• BLUE magazine, Aegean Airlines

• «La revue de la ceramique et du verre» magazine, France

• “Clay of upper castle”, Ilias Christopoulos-ceramist, Nikos Kontogiannis- archaeologist, “Evandros” book, Greece