About the artist

Vicky Tsalamata was born in Athens, Greece. Professor of Printmaking, Head of the 2nd Printmaking Studio, and Head of the Printmaking Department at the Athens School of Fine Arts. From 1999-2015, under her teaching methodology the 2nd Printmaking Studio had improved in an up to date advanced research printmaking Studio.

Her international artistic practice consists of expanded print, international exhibitions, collaborative art projects as well as educational-collaborative work with postgraduate students, followed by curated educational exhibitions.

She has presented an important number of 35 solo exhibitions, numerous, by honorary invitation, in Museums, Municipalities, Universities, and Institutions, in Greece and abroad.

Her work has been the recipient of major international awards and distinctions including 15 international distinctions, and is part of important Collections.

Major Solo Exhibitions, invited artist (selection):

  • Teloglion Foundation of Art, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), 2018
  • Italian Institute of Culture in Athens, 2016
  • Italian Institute of Culture in Berlin, 2014-2015
  • State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2012
  • Numismatic Museum of Athens, Greece, 2012
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece, 2012
  • Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece MIET, Athens, Greece, 2011
  • Mikloς Borsos Museum of Gÿor, Györ, Hungary, 2009
  • National Gallery Villa Vermes, Dunajska Streda, Slovakia, 2008
  • 9th Biennial of Graphic Arts “The Masters of Graphic Arts”, Municipal Museum of Arts, Gÿor, Hungary, 2007
  • Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2006
  • LELAC, 18e Salon International de Printemps, Foires Internationales, Luxembourg, 2003
  • Exhibition Hall, Chappelle au Plateau du Rahm, Luxembourg, 2002
  • City Gallery Mesta Bratislava, Slovakia, 2002
  • One woman show at the 21st Alexandria Biennial at the Museum of Fine Arts, Alexandria, Egypt, 2001
  • Nadezda Petrovic Gallery, Čačak, Serbia, 2001
  • Galerija, FLU, Belgrade University, Serbia, 2001
  • Stadthalle Deidesheim, Germany, 1994
  • Maliotis Cultural Center, Boston, U.S.A. 1990
  • Hellenic Exhibition Center, London, 1984
  • University College of London, Slade School of Fine Art, London, 1983
  • Bloomsbury Theatre, London, 1983
  • Special one person Exhibitions at the Athens School of Fine Arts, 2014, 2008, 2004.

Major international awards and distinctions

  • First Prize at the 1st Print Triennial, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2008
  • First Prize in Graphic Art, Municipality Serra San Quirico, Italy, 1980
  • First Printmaking Prize, House of Arts and Letters, Athens, Greece, 1985
  • The Award of the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Belgrade, at the 5th Belgrade Print Biennial, Serbia, 1998
  • Awarded at the 18th Alexandria Biennial, in Egypt, 1994, National participation of Greece
  • Artitudes Award, New York Fine Art Competition NY USA, 1989
  • The Award at the International Art Competition I.A.G. Monaco: 1979, 1977, 1976

Collections (selection):