Dimitra Giannakakou-Razelou

Dimitra Giannakakou-Razelou

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Bio

In 2002 she entered the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASKT) and graduated in 2008 when she was awarded a degree in painting with honors. Her main thesis was in visual arts in her own conceptualized art form “Sculpture of oil Colors”. She continued her postgraduate studies at the same school on a fellowship from the Institute of State Scholarships where she graduted with honors. From 2007 to 2015 she worked with the recognized sculptor Takis, as his student and as his private assistant. Since her early student years she participated in various group exhibitions in Europe. In 2006, while attending the Art School of the Dimitra Giannakakou razelou GR  University Willem de Kooning Academie, under a scholarship from the Erasmus- Socrates program, her matrix animation work with the theme “Narration of life in the Universe” was exhibited on the façade of a downtown office Kpn building in Rotterdam which was desinged by the architect Renzo Piano. This animation among other similar projects is still exhibited to date. In 2010, she was awarded a prize from an exhibition-contest in Athens sponsored by Nestle on the theme “The true friendship concept”. From 2009 to 2014 she teaching art to a municipal cultural organization for children aged 5 to 11 years old as well as in other art teaching activities in Greek public college. Most importantly she volunteered to give art therapy classes to psychiatric clinic patients of the Pan-Hellenic associaiton of families for mental health. In addition to these, she also gave private lessons to students wanting to study art in Greek and international universities. Her work has been published to various newspapers, magazines and websites. She took part in two solo exchibitions, with the first hosted in the gallery of Els Hanappe in Athens and the second in the lobby of the Hilton hotel in Athens. She exhibits her art work in Art Galleries and Art Shops in Greece and her work has already become an integral part of many private collections. She founded and directs the “4Remedy” video art team with which she created the project “Color Remedy” in order to facilitate the needs of Biennaly Mykonos 2015 with the theme “Antidote”. Team members of the “4Remedy” are Μima Razelou Direction Konstantinos Liakos Cinematography Imam Baildi music Elizabeth Delikoura performance