ELENI MYLONAS
www.elenimylonas.com

 


Home

New Works

Archive

Videos

Quasi Periodic Space

Deconstructing Mondrian

Ellis Island

Graffiti and Travel

Installations & Constructions

Universal Salvage

Nudes

Fragments

Other works
& Projects

Art Bio

Contact


Art Bio

Essays  |  Education / Studies  |  Grants  |  One Person Exhibitions  |  Selected Group Exhibitions  |  Site Specific Projects   |  Catalogues / Monographs  |  Videos  |  Selected Articles / Reviews  |  TV  |  Publications / Books  | Lectures   |  Teaching  |  Collections

Born in Athens 1944.
Lives and works in New York and Athens.

EDUCATION / STUDIES:

1966          B.A. University of Geneva, Switzerland
1967          M.S. Comparative Journalism, Columbia University, NY
                 Documentary film production with Fred W.Friendly
                 Internship at Look Magazine with Arthur Rothstein
                 Internship at WGBH-TV Boston, MA.
1972          B.A. Photography, Polytechnic of Central London
1974          Ceramics, Earthworks Pottery, New York
1984-86      Painting & Sculpture, Brenda Goodman Studio, NY
1993          Electronic Imaging, New School Computer Center
1995          New York Studio School of Painting Drawing & Sculpture.

GRANTS:

1999          Foundation for Hellenic Culture Individual Artist Grant
1967          Helen Lee Lasen Fellowship, Columbia University
1967          Catharwood Foundation Grant
1966          Fulbright Grant

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2002          “Venice” video installation Art Resources Transfer, NY

2000          Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
                 “Virtual Landscape”
                 “Another Wolseley” video Inbstallatiion

2000          Art Resources Transfer, Chelsea New York
                 “Quasi Periodic Space” series

2000          Foundation for Hellenic Culture, New York
                 “Quasi Periodic Space” series
                 Photographic collages, prints, drawings, constructions, video

1996          Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
                 “Fragments”: Photographic collages

1996          Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
                 “Afghanistan 1972”  B&W Silver prints

1991          Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
                 “Space Odyssey” series: Iron constructions with photographs
                 on aluminum, 3/8” glass, all edges beveled, bolts.

1991          Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
                 “Universal Salvage” Color Coupler prints with oil paint.

1986           Institute for Contemporary Art, PS1 Museum, NY
                  “Journey through Ellis Island” series: Large scale Color Coupler prints.

1985          Zoumboulakis Galleries, Kolonaki, Athens
                 “Journey through Ellis Island” series: Large scale Color Coupler prints.

1985          Zoumboulakis Galleries, Kolonaki, Athens
                 “Nudes 1984” Life size silver prints.

1982          Zoumboulakis Galleries, Kriezotou, Athens
                 “Nude Landscapes” Photographic prints from multiple negatives.
                 “NY Graffiti” series. Color Coupler prints.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2008          “Silent Dialogues” ACG Art Athens.
2007          1st International Athens Biennial: Destroy Athens "The Lamb of God" 
2007          1st  International Biennale of Thessaloniki: Eterotopies
                 Public Screen  Program "Venice Video"
2007          In Situations: "Brainstorming" Municipal Art Gallery Kalamata
2007          The Macedonian Museum of Art Collection at the Benaki Museum Athens
2007          Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art  "Memories"  Thessaloniki  
2006          Masquerades National Museum of Contemporary Art Thessaloniki
2006          Homage to Pineloppi Delta, Athens College, GR
2004          “Ekecheiria” Schropf Gallerey of Art, Chicago
2004          “Art/Science” University of Richmond (Virginia) Museums
2004          “Art/Science”  Rutgers Camden Center for the Arts
2002          “The Olympic Spirit”, Athems Municipal Gallery
2003          “Art/Science”  Rutgers Camden Center for the Arts
2001          “Art and Mathematics” Berkshire Community College
2000          “Modern Odysseys: Greek American Artists of the 20th Century”
                 Moni Lazariston Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
2000          “Art and Mathematics” The Cooper Union, NY
2000          ‘In Tandem’ Eleni Mylonas + Ertugul Ates
                 Two person show at Marmara Gallery, NY
1999          “Modern Odysseys: Greek American Artists of the 20th Century”
                 Curated by Peter Selz & William Valerio
                 Queens Museum of Art, New York
1999          “Modern Odysseys: New Faces”
                 Curated by William Valerio
                 Foundation for Hellenic Culture, New York
1995          New York Studio School, paintings
1994          Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens
1993          'Art Athina  ‘93’ Athens
1991          'Women of Vision', Konica Plaza, Tokyo
1990          'New Voices in Gr/Am Art', The Cooper Union, NY
                 “Universal Salvage”
1990          'Silent Voices', Perm. Installation, Ellis Island Museum, NY
1986          'Freedom & Justice’, Alternative Museum, NY Photographic print.
1986          'The Embellishment of the Statue of Liberty',
                 Vanity Fair/Barney’s, NY Photographic print.
1985          Littlejohn-Smith Gallery, NY “Dog days of August”
                 “City Business” Photographic print with old ornate gold frame.
1984          Curwen Gallery, London, England, Ellis Island series
1984          Athenaeum Intercontinental, Athens, Greece
1983          Marcuse Pfeiffer Gallery, New York “Nudes.”
1983          'Memories of Fire', Gallery 3, Athens
                 Two-person collaboration: photographs of and objects salvaged
                 from a fire.
1982          European Exhibition of Art, Brussels, Belgium
1981          'Manhattan', Museum of the City of New York
1981          'Nudes', The photographer’s Gallery, London
1981          Canon Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
1977          SoHo Photo Gallery, New York
1972          'Shenley', a photographic portrait of a Mental Hospital.        
                 The Royal Photographic Society, London, England.

SITE SPECIFIC PROJECTS:

1996          Argos Art Festival
                 Mixed media Installation--Steel, human scull photographs, canvas,
                 butcherblocks--in renovated former slaughterhouse.

1989          'International Art Symposium', Permanent Installation, Crete, Greece
                 “Haris: homage to the laborer” Rope construction, iron, armature,
                 bolts, telegraph pole, rock.
                 Outdoor installation on the waterfront.

CATALOGUES / MONOGRAPHS:

2000          Quasi Periodic Space
1996          Fragments
1989          Universal Salvage
1985          Journey Through Ellis Island

VIDEOS:

2001          “Venice” single Channel Video with sound
2000          “Another Wolseley”  Video Installation: Fireworks
                 “Another Wolseley” George

1999          “Quasi Periodic Matches”  8 minute Video loop
                 part of a triptych with two digital prints

1991          “Space Odyssey”  Running time 8 mins.
                 Shows construction and installation of Space Odyssey series
1983/90      “Journey Through Ellis Island” Running time 20 mins.
                 A sequence of stills from Ellis Island.

SELECTED ARTICLES / REVIEWS:

2000            ‘To Vima’ Painting with photographs by Katia Arfara
                   ‘Athens News’
                   ‘Eleftheros Typos”
                   ‘Tahidromos”
                   ‘To Vima’ Geometric Infinity by Katia Arfara
                   ‘The National Herald’ Photographic Collages by Emmy Marcoglou.
2000           Efi Andreadis essay in Quasi Periodic Space Catalogue
                  Naomi Spector essay in Quasi Periodic Space Catalogue
1999           ‘Klik’ Twelve NY Artists, George Armaos
                  ‘Modern Odysseys’ Catalogue essay by Thalia Selz
                  ‘Melissa Artist Reference Dictionary’ entry by Efi Strouza
1998           ‘Figaro Maison’ Ioannou/ Pikadas               
1996           ‘To Vima’ A puzzle of photographs
                  ‘To Vima’ Centerfold
                  ‘Kathimerini’ week’s highlights, Eleni Petasi
                  “House & Quality Living” Where art flourishes1991
                  'Ta Nea' Haris Kambouridis
                  'Living' Dora Rogan
1991           'ELLE' Anna Riga
                  'Ikones' EVA, Kyveli Zahariou
                  'Tahydromos' Anastasia Zenakou
                  'Kathimerini' Eleni Petasi
1990           ‘New Voices’, Catalogue essay by April Kingsley
                  'American Photography VI', Booth-Clibborn/Rizzoli International
1987           'Prosopa', Angelos Droulias
1985           'American Photography I', Booth-Clibborn/Harry Abrams
1985           'The Athenian', Elizabeth Herring
                  'Tachydromos' Aglaia Kremezi (also 1982, 1984)
                  ‘To Vima’ Centerfold
1984           'Kathimerini', Maria Karavia
                  'Eikastika', Olga Bati
                  'Gyneka', Lia Papaefstratiou
1983           'Kathimerini', Dora Rogan
1982           'Eikastika', Olga Ioannou
                  'Mesimvrini', Kitsa Bontzou
1981           'Greek Accent', Angie Peteris
1980           'PRINT' magazine, profile

PRESENTATIONS OF ARTIST'S WORK ON TELEVISION:

1991           MEGA  Channel  ‘Bravo Roula”  Greeks of New York

1999           Antena Satelite TV  by Alexandra Spiridakis

2000           NET ‘Shaker’  by Fei Karavitis
                  Antena TV ‘Katse Kala” by Panayotis Tatsis

PUBLICATIONS /BOOKS THAT INCLUDE WORKS BY ARTIST:

2000           Modern Odysseys: Greek American Artists of the 20th Cebntury
1999           Melissa Artist Reference Dictionary
1991           Ellis Island: Chermayeff/Macmillan    
                  Manhattan / Mus. of the City of NY
                  The Photographed Cat / Doubleday
1990           Am. Photography I  / H. Abrams
1985           Am. Photography VI / Rizzoli Int.
1984           White by Design/Stuart Tab.& Chang

PUBLIC LECTURES:

2006           School of Visual Arts New York, Artists Talk on Art
2002           New York Studio School  Artist Lecture series
2000           ISAMA 2000 University of Albany, New York, On her work
                  International Society of the Arts, Mathematics and Architecture
1998           P.W.P Fashion Institute of Technology, NY On her work
1997           Camera Club of NY On her work
1994           P.W.P Nikon House NY On her work

TEACHING:

New School University / Parson's School for Design 1994
"Directed Projects" An advanced course focusing on personal expression

COLLECTIONS:

Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
American College of Athens Art Collection
Athens College Library
The Goulandris Museum of Natural History  (comission)          
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Ellis Island Museum
NYNEX
Warner Communications 
Mamidakis Hotels
Lucent Technologies

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

Athanasiades
Anthi Doxiades
Kali Doxiades
Petros Sabatacakis
Dakis Ioannou
Florika Kyriakopoulos
Gregoris Papadimitriou
Zaharias Portalakis
Marcuse Pfeiffer
Ileanna Tounta
Alexandra Vogiazides
Peggy Zoumboulakis
Other private collections.
 

 

Home | New Works | Archive | Quasi Periodic Space | Ellis Island | Graffiti and Travel | Installations & Constructions | Universal Salvage | Nudes | Fragments | Other works & Projects | Art Bio | Contact