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Spiliopoulou Evangelia

Born in Greece, 1981, Evangelia Spiliopoulou studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and attended the Masters’ degree at the Manchester Metropolitan University with focus on Drawing. She lived in Athens between 2000 and 2007 and Manchester between 2008 and 2017. Her work is concerned with various forms of automatism from physical to psychological and from technical to manual ranging from installations to sculptural objects and drawing. Her drawings have been nominated for the Drawing Room bursary (2015 and 2011) and were shortlisted at the New Contemporaries 2010. In 2014 she gained distinction at the Celeste Art Prize (Rome) and her work was displayed at the State Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens in a group show outlining the contemporary generation of Greek artists. In 2017 she had her second solo institutional show at the Museum and Art Gallery of Rochdale, following the 2013 first solo institutional presentation in England where she made an intervention at the permanent collections hall of the Bury Museum and Art Gallery. Group shows include those at the Drawing Room, London (2021); Kunstraum Am Schauplatz, Vienna (2019);  Lokaal01, Antwerp (2016); Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon (2013); PeepHole, Milan (2011); Van Abbemuseum Library, Eindhoven (2010); Contemporary Art Society, London (2010).

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