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Χριστίνα Χριστοφή


Η Χριστίνα Χριστοφή γεννήθηκε στη Λευκωσία το 1984. Σπούδασε στη Σχολή Πλαστικών Τεχνών και Επιστήμων Τέχνης, του Πανεπιστημίου Ιωαννίνων με καθηγητές τον Ξενοφών Μπήτσικα και Δημήτρη Ράτσικα. Η πτυχιακή της εργασία με τίτλο "πορτραίτα μικρών παιδιών" διακρίθηκε με άριστα. Το 2008 απόκτησε το Μεταπτυχιακό της τίτλο στις Καλές Τέχνες από το Birmingham City University, Αγγλίας.

Το 2000 βραβεύτηκε με το δεύτερο βραβείο στον Ευρωπαϊκό διαγωνισμό ζωγραφικής με θέμα "Άνθρωπος και Τεχνολογία". Το 2010 τιμήθηκε από το ίδρυμα Τηλέμαχος Κάνθος  για το έργο "Η Λόλα και η Μύγα" το οποίο διακρίθηκε σε Παγκύπριο διαγωνισμό τέχνης που οργανώθηκε από το ίδρυμα Τηλέμαχος Κάνθος και το Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου.

Το 2010 προσκλήθηκε από το Κυπριακό Κολλέγιο Τέχνης για να δώσει σεμινάριο σχετικά με την δουλειά της. Το έργο της “Cindy” έχει επιλέγει και εκδοθεί σαν εξώφυλλο του δέκατου τεύχους της εφημερίδας Avant Garde. Το έργο της Mydarkside” έχει επιλεγεί και εκδοθεί σαν πισώφυλλο του τεύχους 12-13  του περιοδικού ARTERI Cyprus Contemporary Arts & Creative Magazine.

Από το 2005 έχει λάβει μέρος σε πολλές εκθέσεις σε Κύπρο και εξωτερικό.

    Christina Christofi

Christina Christofiwas born in 1984 in Nicosia, Cyprus. She studied Fine Arts and Science of Art at the University of Ioannina in Greece, her graduation study ‘’Thesis on children portraits’’ was rewarded with the grade of excellence. In 2008 she received her MA (Master in Fine Arts) from Birmingham City University, UK.

In 2000 she got second award at the European Art Contest ‘‘Human and Technology’’, in 2013 she got third award in painting at the Cyprus art competition ‘’Places, Faces and Memories of the occupied Cyprus’’ and in 2010 she was honoured by Tilemahos Kanthos foundation for the work ‘‘Lola and the Fly’’ that took part at the Cyprus Art Competition ‘‘Tilemahos Kanthos’’.

In 2010 she was the creator and the coordinator of the contemporary artistic project ‘‘Artists in Public Space’’ which it was sponsored by the European Mediterranean Art Association EMAA and the European Union. In 2013 she was invited by the University of Cyprus to create the interactive art installation ‘’Dream Play Act ‘’, which its making process has been presented at the International Symposium, ‘’Curatorial Practices Reframed: Politics and Pedagogy in Curating Contemporary Art’’ organized by the European University Cyprus and Pierides Foundation.

Since 2005 she has widely exhibited her work in various public and private art collections in Cyprus and abroad. She currently lives and works in Nicosia.

2005 “Morfes” group painting exhibition at Karyatides gallery, Ioannina - Greece
2006 Group exhibition at the Cultural Centre of Ioannina, Greece
2008 Clutching at Straws” Group exhibition at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Margaret Street Birmingham
2008 «Υφάνσεις-Weavings-Documa» Group exhibition at Casteliotissa Hall, Nicosia, Cyprus
2009 Participation at the Peace happening ‘Go Ganesha Go’ at Ledra Street, Nicosia, Cyprus
2009 Group exhibition, “Young Cypriot Artists” at Akamantis Conference & Exhibition center, Nicosia - Cyprus
2009 Group exhibition at gallery Apocalypse “The artwork of Cypriot and Greek artists”, Nicosia
2010 Group exhibition, “Artists against poverty” at Erma Auction House, Limassol, Cyprus
2010 ‘(Out)doors’ group exhibition of the students and the instructors of the department of Arts of the European University of Cyprus, at Artos foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus
2010 Group exhibition for the Human rights organized by KISA at the CCMC venue, Cyprus
2010 Group exhibition “Visual Art Rhythms”, dedicated to the 50 years of the republic of Cyprus, at Miloi Kaimakliou exhibition hall, Nicosia-Cyprus
2010 Group exhibition dedicated to the engraver A.Tasos at the museum of Plataniskia, Paphos
2010 4th Annual exhibition of young Cypriot Artists at Akamantis Exhibition center Nicosia-Cyprus,
2010 Group exhibition of the art works that have being distinguished at the Contemporary art competition organized by Mont Blank Young Artist world Patronage at Omicron gallery Nicosia, Cyprus
2010 Group exhibition at gallery Apocalypse “The artwork of Cypriot and Greek artists”, Nicosia, Cyprus
2011 ‘’Collisions international contemporary art exhibition’’ at the house of Peace and Friendship, Nicosia, Cyprus
2011 5th Annual exhibition of young Cypriot Artists at Akamantis Exhibition center Nicosia- Cyprus
2012 ‘’Dolls and Puzzles’’ solo exhibition at gallery Apocalypse, Nicosia
2012 ‘’Cheap Art ’’group exhibition at gallery 50-1, Limassol, Cyprus
2013 ‘’Summer Exhibition’’ at gallery Kypriaki Gonia, Larnaca, Cyprus
2013 ‘’Places, Faces and Memories of the occupied Cyprus’’ organized by the Union of Cyprus Municipalities at Famagusta Gate
2014 ‘’Spring me Pink’’ group exhibition gallery Argo, Nicosia
2014 ‘’Alter Ego’’ group exhibition at Phytorio exhibition space, Nicosia


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