Dr Tonia Loizou, a Historian of Art, writes about Charilaos
“Charilaos Souglis was
born in Famagusta in 1974 and grew up in Limassol. From his
early childhood, he loved art and dedicated himself to it. From
1995 until 2002 he studied in the School of Fine Arts in Athens.
There, he apprenticed near well known teachers.
His topics are mainly landscapes, where the human form is
completely absent. With a completely sharp look he chromatically
conveys environment in a simpler form. This simplicity offers
calmness and cleanliness in the expression that leads to a
geometrically conveyed picture.
His forms are simplified in the same way and project a different
dimension, that of a mystery. While the same calmness dominates
the face, the eyes are lifeless as if they are hidden behind a
With simple chromatic topics that move in an abstractive
geometrical space (geometrical abstraction) he is always
characterized with simplicity, the neat organization, the
forming and simultaneously the chromatic calmness.
Particularly in topography, without any transcends Charilaos
Souglis transports us in a space clearly allusive, “rich” but
also frugal, where the qualitative beauty lies in the
substantive, without verbiage and outrageous expressions”.