Vasilis Zografos was born in Mytilini, Lesvos 1965. He studied at the School of Fine Arts at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, (1987-1992). During the period 1993-1995, he gained a scholarship from the Lilian Voudouri Trust in conjunction with the Dutch State whereby he attended and completed the Masters Degree Course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Groningen, in the Netherlands. In 2002 he completed a multi-discipline Masters Course at the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, specializing in the Preservation, Conservation and Restoration of Art Works. Between 2002 and 2007 he taught Painting and Drawing at the Ecole Régionale de Beaux Arts de St. Etienne. He now lives and works in Thessaloniki.
RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS :
2018 ‘La vie des objets’, espace_L gallery, Geneva.
2017 Phryctoria, espace _L gallery, Geneva.
2015 Missing, Eleftheria Tseliou gallery, Athens.
2012 BackHome, Batagianni gallery, Athens
2012 Mysteria, curated by Anna Mykoniati, Chryse Tsiota and Vasilis Zografos, at CACT Thessaloniki.
2011 “A puff of air is an event” Mirta Demare Gallery, Rotterdam Netherlands.
2010 I.M.A.R.E.T. Contemporary Art Projects, Kavala.
2009 Batagianni Gallery, Athens.
2006 Tsatsis Projects/Artforum Gallery, Thessaloniki.
RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS :
2018 ‘Η Μνήμη της Επανάστασης’, επιμέλεια Γιάννης Μπόλης, εκθεσιακός χώρος «Νίκος Κεσσανλής» ΑΣΚΤ, Αθήνα.
2018 ‘Forthcoming’, curated by Louis Papachristos, Studio 52, Athens.
2017 ‘The Body – The soul – The Place, curated by Maria Tsatsanoglou and Syrago Tsiara, Nationale Museum of China, Beijing.
2017 ‘Aqua’, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, SESC Belenzinho, Sao Paulo.
2017 Under the spell of Greek Costume, curated by Paul Thanopoulos, Costa Navarino.
2017 Aqua, curated by Adelina von Furstenberg, Chateau de Penthes, Geneva.
2016 Back to basics: Uncanny, curated by Artemis Potamianou, Enia Gallery,Piraeus.
2016 Mind the gap, curated by Maria Kenanidou, Action Field kodra, Kalamaria Thessaloniki.
2016 Fournos, curated by Vasiliki Sifostratoudaki and Maria Tzanakou, Githio Lakonia.
2016 Multiples, Eleftheria Tseliou gallery, Athens.
2016 Something of Exquisite Beauty, Elika gallery, Athens.
2015 Huile sur Toile, espace _ L gallery, Geneva.
2014 FOOD, curated by Adelina von Furstenberg, MuCEM Marseille.
2014 “6+6 steps to the White House”, curated by Thalea Stefanidou ,Casa Bianca Thessaloniki.
2013 “Everywhere but Now” curated by Adelina von Furstenberg, 4th Biennale of Contemporary Art Thessaloniki.
2012 The Club of Queer Trades, curated by Alexios Papazacharias, Batagianni gallery, Athens.
2010 Push the envelope, organized by Rachel Moore, Dynamo project space, Thessaloniki.
2010 Breaking Walls – Building Networks, curated by Iara Boubnova, Lydia Chatziakovou, Christo Savvidis, Thalea Stefanidou at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki.
2009 My Wall (parallel project to Wall), curated by Art Box at the 6th pan – Hellenic Architectural Exhibition, Patra.
2009 Paint-id, curated by Sotirios Bahtsetzis at the Alex Mylona Museum, Athens & Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki.
2008 Nature Project,curated by Giannis Bolis at Villa Kazouli, Athens.
2008 Places, curated by Denys Zacharopoulos at Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki & Benaki Museum – Pireos. Athens (2007).
2007 Recreation “Maid” in Greece, curated by Thalea Stefanidou, Thessaloniki 1st Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki.
2006 “Η2Ο”, Tellogleio Foundation, Thessaloniki.
2006 Crossing The Borders,Visual Arts in Greece, curated by Thanassis Moutsopoulos at Greek State Museum, Thessaloniki.
2006 Positive Charges, curated by Thouli Missirloglou – Vassilis Amanatidis at Thessaloniki Center of Contemporary Art.
2017 ‘Be my quest’, curated by Vasilis Zografos, Vita Zita studio, Thessaloniki.
2015 “Creative stereotypes”, curated by Vasilis Zografos, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation, Villa Kapantzis, Parallel programme of the 5th Biennale of Thessaloniki, State Museum of Cotemporary Art.
2013 “Floating Walls”, curated by Vasilis Zografos, Kodra Fresh, Action Field Kodra, Kalamaria.
2013 “Message in a bottle”, curated by Vasilis Zografos, Mithymna Gallery, Lesvos.
2012 “WhatWeWant”, curated by Vasilis Zografos, Kodra Fresh, Action Field Kodra, Kalamaria.