Elias Papanikolaou was born on 1 March 1974 in Athens, Greece. He studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts - ASFA (1991-1997) under Nikos Kessanlis, and graduated with distinction.
Papanikolaou has presented the following personal exhibition: Take a Matchbox of Memory, Artio Gallery, Athens (1996); Do You Smoke? Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens (2000); and Globalisation, Titanium Art Gallery, Athens (2006). He has also taken part in the following group exhibitions: Heineken Art, Titanium Art Gallery, Athens (1994); Heineken Art, Melina Merkouri Cultural Center, Athens (1995, 1996); A Journey Over The City, Old Railway Station, Piraeus (1995); I Can Fly With A Book, The Old University of Athens, Athens (1995); One-Act Plays, Santa Marina Hotel, Mykonos Island (1996); ASFA Class of 1996, National Gallery - Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens (1997); Non-Stop Art, Athens Hilton, Athens (1998); Artquake, Benaki Museum, Athens (1998); Small Pictures, Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens (2000); Artquake, Foundation of the Hellenic World, Athens (2000); Artists Meeting, Hydra Island (2001); Lucky Strike, Bios, Gazi (2005); Summer Ascent, Titanium Art Gallery, Athens (2006); From the Older to the New Generation, Ellinogermaniki Agogi (2006); Arts, Grand Bretagne Hotel, Athens (2007); Group Exhibition, Nireas Art Publications, Athens (2007); and Athens Voice Covers, Benaki Museum, Athens (2007). Artworks by Papanikolaou are in the following public collections: The American College of Greece, Heineken Hellas, and Vorres Museum.
Elias Papanikolaou lives and works in Athens.
[Megakles Rogakos 03/2007]
SCHINA, ATHENA Elias Papanikolaou: Globalisation 2006 Titanium Art Gallery, Athens