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Keramea Zoe

Zoe Keramea is an artist who explores enfolded surfaces using sculpture, printmaking, drawing and ceramics. She was born in Athens, Greece and graduated with a Meisterschuelerin Degree from the Universitaet der Kuenste in Berlin in 1981. In 1989 she was awarded a Fulbright Grant for independent research in printmaking to work on her new intaglio printing technique, zoetype, in New York. In 2012, she represented Greece at the 18th Biennale of Sydney and her design Journey Lines was the basis of the Biennale’s branding campaign. She has exhibited her work at the Piraeus Bank Cultural Foundation Historical Archive in Athens, Black in White – Artists’ Books, 2018-19 and Art in Paper – Paper in Art, 2017-18; DM Contemporary, New York, NY, This One’s For You!, 2017 and Bound/ Unbound, 2015; Bastille Design Center, SOON Paris, 2014; the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations, 2012; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Artists’ Alphabets, 2012; Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Polyglossia, 2010; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Contemporary Drawings, 2009; the travelling exhibition FAX, organized by The Drawing Center and iCI – Independent Curators International 2009 -2013; the Benaki Museum, Athens RRRIPP!! Paper Fashion 2007-2008; River to River Festival at South Street Seaport, Zoe Keramea: Ringknot – A Woven Line with the participation of the public for the Big Draw NY, 2006; The Drawing Center, New York, NY, Zoe Keramea: Geometry of Paradox, 2005; Queens Museum of Art, NY, Modern Odysseys,1999-2000. She has had over twenty solo shows and has shown her work in numerous group exhibitions in galleries and museums around the world. She has taught workshops in universities and museums and published many artist’s books and games. The digital version of her Mandala Memory board game, an App for the iPhone and the iPad available at the App Store, was awarded the 3rd prize in Best App Ever Awards 2010 and rated by a “Top Offline Game to Play on IOS (Hidden Gem)” in 2020.

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