LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
Born in Graz, Austria, Angelika Prapa was raised by her Austrian mother and Greek father in Thessaloniki, Greece. After completing her studies in comparative literature and psychology, she worked as a writer and editor of books on didactics, psychology and medicine. Her initial academic career included collaborations with renowned institutions, such as the Goethe Institut and the German School of Thessaloniki, but her interest in painting propelled her to study at the Department of Visual and Applied Arts, School of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where she graduated with the highest distinction, “Excellent”.
Galleria Borgese, Rome, “Historical Prize for Contemporary Artist”
Donopoulos IFA, Thessaloniki, Trans-Continental Nexus
Nikiti Folklore and Historic Museum, Halkidiki, Bluemarine
Galleria La Pigna-Palazzo Maffei Marescotti, Rome ,Giubileo della Misericordia
Museo d’ Arte e Scienza di Milano, Milano, Premio Arte e Scienza 2016
Donopoulos IFA, Thessaloniki, “Water Ways”
2015• London Art Biennale, Chelsea Old Town Hall• Teatro Dei Dioscuri, Rome, "Artisti Contemporanei, tra castore polluce"• Vatican, Rome, "L'Arte Contemporanea"• Historical & Archaeological Museum, Olbia, Sardinia, "Artisti Internationali"• Biennale Chianciano, Art Museum Chanciano • Solo Exhibition• Goethe Institute, Thessaloniki, "Genius Locki"• Solo Exhibition• Galleria il Colleztionista, “Nascosto” Rome
2014• Macedonian Museum of Modern Art, Thessaloniki, “Graduates”• “Ro” Art Space, Thessaloniki, "Art Action"
2013• Kapudag Gallery, Istanbul, Art Istanbul• State San Louis Potosi, Mexico, “Intersections”• Vlassis Art Gallery, Thessaloniki, “The Inner Game”• “Ilios” (Sun) Engraving Workshop, Thessaloniki, “To the Point”• Graduated from the Department of Visual and Applied Arts of the School of Fine Arts of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki.
2012• Sismanoglu Megaro, Istanbul, “Extroversion”• Macedonian Museum of Modern Art, Thessaloniki, “Inspire”• The Big White Fine Arts, Mykonos, “Summer 2012”• Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Biennale, “Vom Photo”• “Angelon Vima” Art Space, Athens, “Deities of Small Objects”
2010• Solo Exhibition• Partizan Gallery, Thessaloniki, "Gegensätze"
• 2010: Annual fellowship by the State Scholarship Foundation of Greece• 2008: Enrollment at the Department of Visual and Applied Arts, School of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.• 2006: Archaeological Museum, Kavala, “Polytropic Art”
Distinctions• London Art Biennale, Distinction, "Art Press 24"• Chianciano Biennale, Leonardo Prize
WHO I AM
I am happy, I enjoy, I seek, I see, I look for and into, I love – a lot! I Seek and Tread
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