GIORGOS TAXIDIS

Lives and works in Greece and New York City.

EDUCATION

2019 MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York
2015 Faculty of Fine Arts, School of Visual and Applied Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
2013 Erasmus Studies, Facultad de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
2010 Diploma of aerography, Diffusion Art, Moscow, Russia

HONORS AND AWARDS

2019
Dahesh Museum of Art Award

2018
NEON Organization
Gerondelis Foundation
Cyprus Children’s Fund
Michele & Timothy Barakett Scholarship
Exhibition Scholar Award

2017
Fulbright Foundation
NEON Organization
Harry d. Triantafillou Scholarship Fund Award
New York Academy of Art, New York

2014 1st Prize , Art & The City 5, CITY LINK, Athens
2013-15 Scholarship of Foundation Georgios Varkas (A.U.TH)
2013-14 Scholarship for Erasmus Studies (ΙΚΥ)
2012 Contributory Scholarship of the A.U.TH
2012 Praise for the competition of ELTA (Hellenic Post Office) for the publication of the special series of stamps “Europa 2012” titled “Visit Greece

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Apóllūmai, Consulate General of Greece in New York, NY – Curated by Tiffany Apostolou
2016 Scripta Manent,Cultural Center Eleftheria, Drama, Greece
2015 Portraits, Ianos Gallery, Athens – Curated by Iris Kritikou

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
I-D Projectart, Fulbright Polymorphia, Athens – Curated by Eugenia Alexaki
Summer Exhibition , New York Academy of Art, NY, New York
Vanita Gallery, Madison Gallery Art Walk, NY, New York

2018
Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair, Thessaloniki
Chalkos Gallery, Intersection with color, Thessaloniki
XL Catlin Art Prize
– San Francisco Art Institute, SF
– Linda Warren Projects, Chicago
– New York Academy of Art, NY
Flowers Gallery, Chelsea New York, NY
Bnk Gallery, Busan, S. Korea – Curated by Suechung Koh

2017
Gennadius Library, Athens, Curated by Iris Kritikou
Remember, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Athens, Curated by Iris Kritikou
Buy What You Love, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York, USA
Dionisiaka, The Philippi Festival, Ancient Theatre of Philippi, Kavala, Curated by Iris Kritikou
Eros-Iros, Foundation of the Hellenic World, Athens, Curated by Iris Kritikou
Graduates Exhibition , Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Curated by Thouli Misirloglou
Eros-Iros, Museum of Visual Arts, Herakleion, Crete, Curated by Iris Kritikou

2016
Alice in the World of Things, Ianos Gallery, Athens, Curated by Iris Kritikou
The case of Kapodistrias, National Historical Museum, Athens Curated by Iris Kritikou
For us only not, The loft, Athens Curated by Reggina Argyraki, Jeannie Yennimata
Artistic dedication to Giorgos Seferis, Ianos Gallery, Athens Curated by Iris Kritikou
The Municipal Gallery of Larissa-G.I. Katsigras Museum Curated by Iris Kritikou

2015
Historical and Folklore Museum of Aegina Curated by Iris Kritikou
The Zappeion Exhibition Hall, Athens Curated by Iris Kritikou
Teloglion Foundation of Art A.U.Th Curated by Iris Kritikou
Royal of Saint Marcus, Heraclion, Crete Curated by Iris Kritikou

2014
Art&The City 5, CITY LINK, Athens Curated by Iris Kritikou
Art and Madness, Booze Cooperativa, Athens Curated by S.Dexis, M.Vounatsou, V. Vagenou

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

2016
Education and Art – Organized by Xinis Educational Group

2015
Xinis Education Festival, Contemporary Art Giorgos Taxidis
Design Workshop by Giorgos Taxidis, Xinis Educational Group
Workshop with Hijo Nam, Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

COURSE  CERTIFICATE

2016 Modern Art & Ideas, authorized by the Museum of Modern Art and offered through Coursera
2013 Art and Madness, P.Vasiliades Psychiatrist, Phd A.U.Th

RESIDENCY

2019  Altos de Chavon, Studio/Teaching Residency, Dominican Republic.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019 Nikos Vatopoulos, Kathimerini, 1 April 2019, http://www.kathimerini.gr/1017283/gallery/politismos/eikastika/mnhmh-kai-kykloi-zwhs-toy-giwrgoy-ta3idh-sto-pro3eneio-ths-neas-yorkhs?fbclid=IwAR0Jg8c6tW3kwKvGNBdZxGF5sQfvH5KGKRXl-4SbOxha-cR_LR4crC-dnuA
2019 Georgia Vorylla, Pontos- News , 20 March 2019, http://www.pontos-news.gr/article/191950/o-giorgos-taxidis-o-eikastikos-poy-afigeitai-istories-systinetai-sti-nea-yorki?fbclid=IwAR3M6_7WUiFdKxQZzvpxXIsnu7KgTm_8qmXV3k0dKnDQ5zZGoHbM0mG7cCw
2019 Eleni Sakellis, The National Herald, Feb 24, 2019 https://www.thenationalherald.com/231780/artist-giorgos-taxidis-talks-to-tnh-about-his-first-solo-exhibition/
2017 Christos P. Faraklas, “Giorgos Taxidis Painting”, Diodos, Vol 12, July 2017. p.134.
2017 Christos Telios, Pontos News, 25 June 2017 http://www.pontos-news.gr/article/165953/ovraveymenos-eikastikos-giorgos-taxidis-mila-gia-tehni-kai-genoktonia-deite-ta