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VASSILIKI KOSKINIOTOU (Greece, Athens b. 1968 / act: Athens)

Vassiliki Koskiniotou Vassiliki Koskiniotou was born on 21 April 1968 in Athens, Greece. She graduated in French Language and Literature at the University of Athens in 1990, a period when she also obtained the Translation Diploma from the French Institute with distinction. She followed graduate seminars on language, translation and History of Art at the Université Lumière of Lyon, France (1991), and at the Wiener Internationale Hochshulkurse of Vienna, Austria (1992).

Following her studies she begun working as a bilingual translator of French and English, as well as an editor on visual arts and culture for the journal 'I Kathimerini', and then she collaborated for several years with the publishing house Delithanassis and Erevnites. She has translated the Dorling-Kindersley 'Eyewitness Art' series of children's books on the history of art (1993-1994), while she presented a series of three broadcasts on art in the framework of Educational Television on Channel One of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation - ERT (1994). Parallel to that she taught French and translation, published articles in 'Antikinimatografos' and 'Metro' magazines, and after 1997 worked regularly as an editor for cultural and art issues for the daily and Sunday edition of the 'Vima' newspaper.

In 1998 she enrolled at the Athens School of Fine Arts, where she studied painting with Dimitris Mytaras, Zacharias Arvanitis, and Angelos Antonopoulos, and engraving with Vassilis Kazakos. She also attended various graduate seminars and conferences on Aesthetics, Art History, and Art Education. On October 2006 she graduated from ASFA with Honors.

Vassiliki Koskiniotou presented the following personal exhibitions: Multispace Metaixmio, Athens (2008); and Titanium Art Gallery, Athens (2008). She also took part in the following group exhibitions: Exhibition of Young Artists: Image, Space, Action #2, Hellenic Chamber of Fine Arts, Technopolis, Athens (2008); 2006-2007 Graduating Class of ASFA, Factory, Athens School of Fine Arts (2008; and Silent Dialogues: Multimedia Portraits Throughout Time, ACG Art Gallery, The American College of Greece, Athens (2008); Panorama of Greek Printmaking, Municipal Gallery of Ano Touba, Thessaloniki & Technopolis, Athens (2009); 3rd International Festival for Mental Health and Art: Art for More, Art House, Gazi, Athens (2009); Panhellenic Exhibition of EETE Members: The Human Figure in Art, Technopolis, Athens (2009); and The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn, ACG Art Gallery, The American College of Greece, Athens (2009).

Vassiliki Koskiniotou continues to live and work in Athens.

[Megakles Rogakos 04/2009]

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
LOUKIDELIS, DIMITRIS Vassiliki Koskiniotou 2008 Multispace Metaixmio, Athens
ANGHELIKI BASSOUKOU & MEGAKLES ROGAKOSVassiliki Koskiniotou: Origins and Ladders 2008 Titanium Art Gallery, Athens
ALBUM Panhellenic Exhibition of EETE Members: The Human Figure in Art 2009 Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece, Athens

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