Spyros Kolyvas

Spyros Kolyvas

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Surname: Kolyvas
Name: Spyros
Address: 3D Analypseos Str. Corfu, 49100, Greece
Phone Numbers: +302661045096, +306973407988
e-mail: kolyvasspyros@hotmail.com
Website: kolyvas.daportfolio.com

Spyros Kolyvas was born in Corfu in 1967

Education
1972-82 Drawing at the Art School ?f Corfu, under Nikolaos Zervos and Marios Pieris, famous Greek
painters
1985-90 Studies at the Theological Department ?f the University ?f Athens
1989-91 “Watercolour” courses under Dr. A.Petromihelaki, famous Greek painter
1994-99 Studies at the Athens School ?f Fine Arts, painting at the studio ?f Professor D. Mytaras
1996-98 Supplementary courses ?n the technique ?f fresco and ?f portable icons at the School ?f Fine Arts

Scholarships and awards
2011 Meritorious Entry, Richeson 75 Still Life, Floral & Abstract competition, United States, Wisconsin,
Kimberly.
2011 40 Special Regognition Awards ?? seascapes?? Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery.
2010 Meritorious Entry, The Richeson 75:International Landscape, Seascape and Architectural
Competition 2010, United States, Wisconsin, Kimberly.
2010 Finalist- CityScapes artscenetoday.com-online Competition, Juried by Roberta Berman/ sculptor,
curator and educator.
2010 Honorable Mention Award-??Landscapes??myartcontest.com - Online Art Contest, Juror-Ingrid
Marreno.
http://www.myartcontest.com/winners-feb.html
2010 Finalist -?? Abstractions of the Mind?? Artscenetoday.com - Online Painting Competition , Juried
by Lisa Cooper / Director Contemporary Art Gallery in Riverdale, New York.
2010 Finalist in Art Kudos International Juried Art Competition and Exhibition (online), Juried by
Mitchell Albala /author and instructor at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle.
2009 Meritorious Entry, The Richeson 75 International Figure/Portrait Competition 2009, Kimberly, WI
1997-98 Scholarship and grant from the State Foundation ?f Scholarships for his academic achievements

Teaching experience
2002 until today he teaches drawing, sketching and history of art at the 1st Technical School ?f Corfu in the field ?f Applied Arts, responsible ?f the studio ?f Graphical Arts.
Teacher at the Vocational Training Institute ?f Corfu in the field ?f Applied Arts

Memberships
2011 until today Member of Athens Art International Arts Festival.
2010 until today Member of international Union of Mail- Artists IUOMA
1999 until today Member ?f the Greek Chamber ?f Visual Arts
1999 until today Member ?f the Union of Fine Arts Teachers in Secondary Education

Personal Exhibitions
2007 Painting Exhibition “watercolours”, Cultural Centre Exhibition Room - 4th European Sound and
Music Computing Conference, Lefkas
2000 Painting Exhibition, “Theodoros Stamos” Art Gallery, Cultural Centre ?f Lefkas, Speech and Arts
Lefkas Festival, July 2000
1991 Painting Exhibition, Cultural Centre Gallery ?f Zografou, Athens

Selected Group Exhibitions
2011 Exhibition of Visual Artists, ARTWAY, Center of Arts and Culture City Maroussi, Greece.
2011 40 Special Regognition Awards ?? seascapes?? Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery.
http://www.lightspacetime.com/exhibitions/our-current-exhibition-seascapes/
2011 Upstream People Gallery ?? 13th Annual All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition??,
Juror- Laurence Bradshaw ,Curator, Professor of Art , University of Nebraska Omaha, USA.
http://www.upstreampeoplegallery.com
2010 The Richeson School of Art and Gallery, Richeson 75:International Landscape, Seascape and Architectural Competition Exhibition 2010, United States, Wisconsin, Kimberly.
2010 Art Scene Today, Aug/Sept 2010 Competition ?? CityScapes??, Juror- Roberta Berman.
http://artscenetoday.com/juried-exhibitions/cityscapes1/
2010 International exhibition Mail Art ?? Human, Colours, Music ?? November, ??Polyhoros??-
-New Town Hall, Thessaloniki, Greece.
http://human-colours-music-thessaloniki.blogspot.com/2010/10/kolyvas-spyros-greece.html
2010 September project 30 exhibition.
http://www.projekt30.com/final_display.php?show_id=91&func=names
2010 August project 30 exhibition.
http://www.30art.com/display.php?npno=2&show_id=90
2010 Art Scene Today, June/July 2010 Competition ?? Abstractions of the Mind??, Juror- Lisa Cooper.
http://artscenetoday.com/juried-exhibitions/abstractions1/
2010 Art Kudos International Juried Art Competition and Exhibition 2010, Juror- Mitchell Albala.
http://www.artkudos.com/2010/1029_1.html
2010 International Mail Art Project No Comercial Potential, Exhibition: Galleria Terre Rare – Bologna
Garage N.3 Gallery - Venezia Mestre Spazio espositivo "Barrique" Scriò di Dolegna del Collio GO
2010 ??Landscapes?? International Online Art Contest and Exhibition 2010, Juror-Ingrid Marreno.
www.myartcontest.com/current-Landscapes.
2010 International exhibition Mail Art ?? Human, Colours, Music?? June 21-28, Syntagma Square
Athens-Greece.
2009-10 The Art Way Festival, Athens, Kalamata, Thessaloniki, Patra.
2009 International Miniature Art Exhibit, “La Galerie Louise-Carrier”, Levis, Québec, Canada
2009 The Richeson School of Art and Gallery, Richeson 75 International Figure/Portrait Competition
Exhibition 2009, United States, Wisconsin, Kimberly
2009 Group Painting Exhibition “A school for Palestine”, Municipal gallery of Corfu.
2008 Exhibition of Visual Arts “Technopolis”, Athens, Municipality of Athens, Greece
2007 Woman and Inspiration, Marko ?. Gregovic Gallery, Petrovac Montenegro
2007 International Miniature Art Exhibit, “La Galerie Louise-Carrier”, Levis, Québec, Canada
2006 Second International Biennial ?f the Fine Art Nude, Marko ?. Gregovic Gallery, Petrovac
Montenegro
2005 1st International Biennial ?f Miniature Art, Niksic, SCG
2005 Group Painting Exhibition: “50 years Speech and Arts Lefkas Festival”, Art Gallery ?f Lefkas
Cultural Centre
2004 7th International Biennial ?f Miniature Art, Muse ?f Miniature, Montelimar, France
2004 7th International Biennial ?f Miniature Art, Augustin-Chénier Gallery, Québec, Canada
2003 14th Ionian Art Exhibition, “Theodoros Stamos” Art Gallery, Lefkas
2002 1st Interbalcan Forum ?f Contemporary Miniature Art, Warehouse ?, State Museum ?f
Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
2002 Exhibition ?f “New Artists”, Technopolis, Athens, Greek Chamber ?f Visual Arts
2002 6th International Biennial ?f Miniature Art, Augustin-Chénier Gallery, Québec, Canada
2002 13th Ionian Art Exhibition, “Theodoros Stamos” Art Gallery, Lefkas
2001 “Month ?f Visual Arts”, October 2001, Technopolis, Athens, Municipality ?f Athens, Greek
Chamber ?f Visual Arts
2001 Painting Exhibition “Natural and Human Landscapes”, Artower Agora, ArtNet Galleries, Athens
2000 “Sinaide Ghi” International Watercolour Painting Exhibition, Rome
2000 5th International Biennial ?f Miniature Art, Augustin- Chénier Gallery, Québec, Canada
2000 Exhibition ?f the Athens School ?f Fine Arts Graduates, “The Factory” Gallery, Athens
1998 Second Annual Fine Arts Contest, “News ?f Art”, Maris Hotels Crete
1995 19th Greek Exhibition ?f Sea Painting, Philological Foundation ?f Piraeu
1992 Exhibition ?f painting, sculpture and engraving, University ?f Athens, Filiki Eteria ?f Scientists
Artists, K.Palamas building, Athens
1992 18th Greek Exhibition ?f Sea Painting, Philological Foundation ?f Piraeus
1990 Exhibition ?f painting, sculpture and engraving: “Sea Week”, Municipal Gallery ?f Palaio Faliro,
Piraeus

Articles and reviews about his work
-??Expressive and Fluid Figurative work??Critique by Arlissa Vaughn, Senior Editor of Visual Overture Magazine, 2010, International Contemporary artists-Volume II, ICA Publishing 2011.
- Art critique by Doris Silverman (Art critic, MA), Featured Artists, Mediaplan Publishing,USA.
- “Spyros Kolyvas’ watercolours”, Christou Thanos (Assistant Professor of History of Art, University of Ioannina), catalogue of the exhibition “watercolours” 2007
- “Spyros Kolyvas: Watercolours moistened with sea breeze”, Saiti Hara (art theorist), “News of Lefkas” newspaper, July 20 2007
- “Spyros Kolyvas’ watercolours”, Papadatou Tzeni (art critic), “Eleftheria” Newspaper, Corfu
July 18 2007
- “Spyros Kolyvas’ painting exhibition”, Zolas Eleftherios (lawyer), “Imera” Newspaper, Lefkas
July 20 2000,


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