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Nikos Gyftakis

Nikos Gyftakis

Greece • Born in: 1981

Greek artists

Nikos was born in Athens, Greece in 1981. He studied Artistic Research at Konstfack University in Stockholm, Painting and Stage- setting Design at the School of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Music at the National Conservatory of Athens, Greece.

In his record he has four solo and many group exhibitions in Greece and abroad. Among others, " WunderKammer I: Liquid Form," at Esbjerg Art Museum, Denmark, " Weaving Europe/Weaving Balkans " curated by Dr.Efi Kyprianidou, Biennale of Western Balkans at Mekio, Ioannina ,2018, Greece, “Weaving Europe: The world as meditation"curated by Dr.Efi Kyprianidou, Pafos17 – European Capital of Culture, Attikon, Pafos, Cyprus, ArtAthina 2016 Platforms project “The waiting room", “Compassion: on the phenomenology of being ill" curated by Dr.Efi Kyprianidou & Penny Monogiou at Bethanien Projektraum in Berlin-Germany, “Portraits and landscapes of Greece" at Europahuset, for the cultural opening of the Greek EU Presidency in Stockholm-Sweden and “Ante Mortem" curated by Vagiti Ultimi, Palazzo Duchi D' Acquaviva in Atri-Italy. 

In 2014, he participated in the 5th “Maiden Tower"- International Art Festival in Baku, Azerbaijan and in 2012, he was selected among the 30 finalists in the international competition “Surrealism Showdown", Saatchi Gallery. He is a member of the “Compassion" arts collective and the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece. 

He also has created the stage-setting and paintings for several movies and theatrical shows and at the same time he has been curating art exhibitions and teaching Art. He currently lives and works in Athens, Greece.

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Who is the artist?

Nikos was born in Athens, Greece in 1981. He studied Artistic Research at Konstfack University in Stockholm, Painting and Stage- setting Design at the School of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Music at the National Conservatory of Athens, Greece.

In his record he has four solo and many group exhibitions in Greece and abroad. Among others, " WunderKammer I: Liquid Form," at Esbjerg Art Museum, Denmark, " Weaving Europe/Weaving Balkans " curated by Dr.Efi Kyprianidou, Biennale of Western Balkans at Mekio, Ioannina ,2018, Greece, “Weaving Europe: The world as meditation"curated by Dr.Efi Kyprianidou, Pafos17 – European Capital of Culture, Attikon, Pafos, Cyprus, ArtAthina 2016 Platforms project “The waiting room", “Compassion: on the phenomenology of being ill" curated by Dr.Efi Kyprianidou & Penny Monogiou at Bethanien Projektraum in Berlin-Germany, “Portraits and landscapes of Greece" at Europahuset, for the cultural opening of the Greek EU Presidency in Stockholm-Sweden and “Ante Mortem" curated by Vagiti Ultimi, Palazzo Duchi D' Acquaviva in Atri-Italy. 

In 2014, he participated in the 5th “Maiden Tower"- International Art Festival in Baku, Azerbaijan and in 2012, he was selected among the 30 finalists in the international competition “Surrealism Showdown", Saatchi Gallery. He is a member of the “Compassion" arts collective and the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece. 

He also has created the stage-setting and paintings for several movies and theatrical shows and at the same time he has been curating art exhibitions and teaching Art. He currently lives and works in Athens, Greece.

When was Nikos Gyftakis born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1981