Ana Mathiou was b orn on 7 April 1965 in Athens, Greece. She graduated from Pierce College in 1983. She furthered her education as follows: Stourbridge College of Technology and Art, England / Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, USA / Staffordshire Polytechnic, Stoke-on-Trent, England (1986-1989); MA Fine Art at University of Reading, England (1990-1992). She presented lectures at the following institutions: University of Reading, England (1994); and Vakalo School of Art and Design, Athens, Greece (1997-1999).
Ana Mathiou presented the following personal exhibitions: Transformations of an Icon, Anemos Gallery, Athens, Greece (1993); Maps, Maria Papadopoulou Gallery, Athens, Greece (1993); Reef Lines, Leighton House Museum, London, England (1995); Part/Apart, Epikentro Gallery, Athens, Greece (1998); Part/Apart, La Casa Encendida, Madrid (2004); Parabola/Hyperbola, a.antonopoulou.art, Athens (2005); Ana Mathiou at Art Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany (2008). She also took part in the following group exhibitions: London Contemporary Design, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London, England (1989); The London Art Fair: Candid Art, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, England (1989); Contemporary Painters, Hexagon, Reading, England (1992); Visual Arts Week: Art on the Map, Reading, England (1992); 4th European Glass Sculpture Trienniale, Générale de Banque, Belgium & Luxembourg (1995-1996); Intersection, The Hellenic Centre, London, England (1997); Metamorphosis of an Industrial Landscape, VIS Factory, Piraeus, Greece (1997); International Contemporary Art Fair - Art Athina #6, Helexpo Palace, Athens, Greece (1998); Kalfayan Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece (1999); Millennium Objects, DESTE Foundation, Athens (1999); Fiera Internazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea - MiArt, Milan, Italy (2000); Greek Artists 1962->, Christie's auction, Athens, Greece (2000); Profiles of Young Contemporary Painting in Europe: European Prize for the Visual Arts, Golfo della Spezia, Italy (2000); Mediaterra: De-Globalizing / Re-Globalizing, Athens, Lavrio, Sofia, Belgrade, Maribor, Osnabrueck, Frankfurt (2001); Toxic, WWF/ DESTE Foundation, Athens (2001); 8th International Month of Photography, Athens, Greece (2001); International Contemporary Art Fair - Art Athina #9, Athens, Greece (2001); Omonia Square Art Site, Athens, Greece (2001); Digital Art Festival, Epi Kolono, Athens, Greece (2001); Aesthesis, Very Special Arts Hellas, Technopolis, Athens, Greece (2002); Independence, Project: Christian Boltanski, South London Gallery, England (2003); Arte Contemporáneo - ArCo , Madrid, Spain (2004); Athens by Art , Athens, Greece (2004); International Contemporary Art Fair - Art Athina #12 , Helexpo Palace, Athens, Greece (2005); A Tribute to the Alumnae Artists of Pierce College, Cultural Centre of The American College of Greece, Plaka (2006); Public Art Competition, Brunswick Centre, London: (2005); Lacoste Project 12.12, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece (2006); Material Links, MoCA Shangai, CACT Thessaloniki, Technopolis, Athens (2008); and Encounters: Eclectic Affinities with the art of Phaedon Anastasiadis, Melina Mercouri Cultural Center, Athens / Teloglion Foundation of Art, Thessaloniki (2011-2012).
Ana Mathiou continues to live and work in Athens.
[Megakles Rogakos 10/2011]
GREGOS, KATERINA Ana Mathiou: Part/Apart 1998 Epikentro Gallery, Athens
MARTÍNEZ, CARLOS MARÍA Griegos 2004 La Casa Encendida, Madrid [English & Spanish]