Rania Bellou (b. 1982, Thessaloniki, Greece) lives and works in Athens. With pencil drawing as her main medium, Bellou’s work relies on the combination of graphite, photography and collage, all of which are delivered to a continuous process of transformation. She holds an MA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London; and an undergraduate degree from the School of Visual and Applied Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has received an Onassis Foundation scholarship and a Stavros Niarchos Foundation fellowship. Bellou has held solo and group exhibitions internationally and in recent years her work has been exhibited at: the Athens Concert Hall (2019); the National Art Museum of China in Beijing (2017); the Vorres Museum in Athens (2017); the Athens Concert Hall (2017); the Ioanian Parliament in Corfu (2017); the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2016); the State Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki (2016); the Contemporary Greek Art Institute ISET in Athens (2016); the ArtCurial auction house in Paris (2017); and the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens (2013). She participated in III Moscow Biennale for Young Artists (2012).
Rania Bellou is represented by Kalfayan Galleries, Athens & Thessaloniki.