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Gefso Papadaki

Born in Istanbul, Gefso Papadaki, studied Political Sciences at the Law School of Athens and also graduated from Vacalo Art and Design College, under Y. Valavanidis, V. Dimitreas, E. Vakalo, M. Preka, E. Vacalo.

Later, she did further studies in painting and modern materials and worked in applied arts. She is a member of the Greek Chamber of Arts.

Her works are found in the collection of the National Gallery of Greece, Beijing National Gallery, in the collection of the Olymbic Fine Arts 2008, in Beijing  and other public and private collections in Greece, Turkey, Belgium, France, USA, Austria,Luxembourg.

She lives and works in Athens.


P E R S O N A L       E X H I B I T I O N S


2023     "I'll meet you in your dreams", Genesis Gallery. Athens.

2023      "I See La Vie En Rose, Cube Gallery, Patras.

2019      " love", Cube Gallery, Patras.

2018      "Love syllables",  Genesis Gallery, Athens.

2017      "Nostalgie", Melkart Gallery, Paris.

2015      "How the time passed",  Genesis Gallery, Athens.

2013      “Beautiful and strange natives”,  Peri Tehno, Patras.

2013       Pinelo Gallery, Istanbul.

2012      "Trip to Aegina", Aegina Museum of History and Folklore Review.

2012      "Souvenirs of places", Astra Gallery, Athens .Greece.

2011      "Souvenirs de lieux", Theorem Art Gallery", Bruxelles.

2008       Galerie  Periplanisi, Athens

2007       "Crossings", Theorema Art Gallery, Bruxelles.

2005        "Notebook", Astra Gallery. Athens. Greece.

2003       "Presence" Aigokeros  Gallery. Athens. Greece.

2001       Anny  Balta Gallery,  Salonica. Greece.

2001       "On the wood", Omma Center of Contemporary Art, Chania.Crete. Greece.

2000       "Lonely trees", Astra Gallery. Athens.

1997       "Metamorphoses", Chateau du Bourglinster, Luxemburg.

1996       "Metamorphoses", Aenaon Gallery. Athens. Greece.

1995       "Stone and water...colour bleu", Public Gallery of Myconos. Greece.

1992       Cultural  Centre of Athens. Greece.



2023  "A story for Alki", Hellenic American Union, Athens.

2023  "Invisible people/Invisible thoughts", Agora Argyri, Patras. In collaboration with Cube Gallery.

2023  "Little chronicles of art", Artevisione Gallery, Athens

2023  "Apartment building", Hellenic American Union, Athens

2022   "Everything but the girl", Cube Gallery, Athens.

2022   "Saint George the drunkand, Technohoros Art Gallery, Athens.

2022    "Letters of an innocent soldier", Municipal Theatre "Kefalos", Argostoli, Kefalonia island.

2022  "The Aegina of Konstantinos Galanis", Historical and Folklore Museum of Aegina.

2022  "Happiness", Artevisione Gallery, Athens.

2022  "Hymn to libery", Historical Museum of Alexandroupoliw

                                      The Foundation of Thracian Art and Tradition, Xanthi

                                       Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa

2022   "The active silences of G.T. Portraits 2014-2022, Genesis Gallery, Athens

2022    "Evzones", Municipal Gallery of Heraklion, Crete.

2021    "Tribute to Theophilos", Teriade Museum, Lesvos

                        The Foundation of the Hellenic World, Athens.

2021    "Bliss", Tsihritzis Foundation, Kifissia.

2021    "Message in/out of the bottle", Cube Gallery, Patras.

2021    "GRE-Taste"m The taste of greece, V&M. Theocharakis Foundation, Athens.

2021    "Ink on paper", Atrion Gallery, Corfu

2021    "Love as self", Museum of Visual Arts, Heraklion, Crete

2021    "Tribute to Hatzigianis Sofikitis", Fondation Kalogeropoiulion, Korinth

2021    "Our secret garden 2010-2021". Online group exhibition for the 11 years of Genesis Gallery, Athens.

2020    "Art Athina Virtual- Viewing Rooms 2020, with Genesis Gallery

2020     "Evzones", Athens City Museum.(Vouros-Eutaxias Foundation) 

2020     "Tribute to Theofilos", The Museum of the City of Volos.

2020     "Against all odds", Gallery Cube, Patras.

2020     "10 years,12 months, 7 days&........", Genesis Gallery, Athens.

2019    "Once upon a time", Gallery Cube, Patras.

2019    " Art Athina 2019", Zappeion Mansion, with Genesis Gallery.

2019    " Tender is the night", Gallery Cube, Patras.

2019    "Love me if you dare", Museum of Visual Arts, Heraklion, Crete,

                                                      Kakogiannis Foundation, Athens.

2019    "Energie", Galerie Karouzou, Zurich.

2018    "Τhe beauties of Pera". Sismanoglio Megaro.Istanbul.Turkey.

                                             The Foundation of Thracian Art and Tradition, Xanthi.

                                             Τhe Foundation of the Hellenic World.

2018   "Albert Camus". Angelos and Leto Katakouzenos Foundation. Athens.

2018   "Athens-Hinterland", Mets Art Center, Athens

2018    "Three generations of painters-sculptures. -From the collection of Ch.Moshandreou. Agrinio.

                                                                         Michael Cacogiannis foundation, Athens.

2018   " Federico Garcia Lorca. Galerie Ianos. Athens.

2018   "Excavation in Athens". Ena art galleries" with the collaboration of the journalist Nikos Vatopoulos.Athens.

2018    "Strange dream". Gallery Genesis. Athens.

2018    "The walk", The Mall Athens.

2017   "N.Kazantzakis", Gallery Ianos. Athens,

                                    Folklore Museum Aigina,


                                    Municipal gallery of  Piraeus.

2017   "Agora". The Mall Athens.

2017   "I remember" Exhibition  dedicated to Alzheimer. Art Center Stavros Niarhos.Athens.  

2017   "Automn's manuscripts" Gallery Ianos. Athens.

2017   "Late summer in Paros".  Studio 265. Paros. Greece

2017     "Summer in Athens". Gallery Ianos. Athens.

2017      "eros-heros", Museum of Visual Arts of Heraklion.Crete. 

2017     "From Interwar period to Modernism". Genesis Gallery. Athens.

2016     "The case of Kapodistria". National Historical Museum . Athens.

2016     "150 years of anniversary of the National Arcaeological Museum" National Archeological Museum. 

2016     "N. Kazantzakis". Ena gallerie. Athens.

2016     "William Shakespeare". Ena gallerie. Athens.

2016     "G.Seferis". Ianos gallerie. Athens.

                                       Kavala, Greece

                                         Kairo, Egypt.

2016     "Carbonated", Gallery Genesis, Athens.

 2015    "Blue hour/L'heure bleue, Poseidon Grand Hotel. Spetses.

2015     “Guess who’s coming to dinner. Gallery Genesis, Athens.

2014     “20+20”, Gallery Ianos. Athens.

2014     “Domenikos Theotokopoulos”, Gallery Ena, Athens.

2014     “The Athenian cafes”, Gallery Ianos, Athens.

2014     “Pausanias”, Gallery Ianos. Athens

2014     “Invisible cities” Gallery Ianos. Athens.

2014     “Mythologie” Gallery Ianos

2013     “Riders on the storm”. Gallery Genesis, Athens.

2013     "23rd Artfair, Artist 2013", Istanbul.

2013     “Stadiou street”, Gallery Ianos, Athens.

2013     “Aristotelous street”, Gallery Ianos, Salonica.

2013     “K.P. Kavafis”, Days of 13, Gallery Kaplanon 5, Athens

2013     “Invisible Procession”, 13th Cavafia, Gezira Center for Modern Art, Cairo.

2013     "Fruit-bearing trees of Athens. Galerie Ianos. Athens.

2013     "Glances to Plaka". Elliniki Etairia. Plaka.(curator,M.Migadi)

2013     "Art Space 2013". Art Space. Santorini.

2013     "Paintings inspired from Kavafi's poems", Gallery Ianos, Athens.(cur.I. Kritikou)

2013     "Lord Byron & Mesologi",Pinacoteque Moshandreou, Mesologi.

2013     "I never promised you a rose garden",Genesi Gallerie, (Iris Kritikou)

2012     "Golden Ages", Ersi's Galerie. Athens.(curator Iris Kritikou)

2012     "90 card postals for Smyrna".Galerie Ianos Athens, Salonica (curator Iris Kritikou)

2012     "From the heart of our town". Galerie Kaplanon 5. Athens.

2012     "Every Saturday in Athens", Genesis gallerie.    Athens.

2012     "Alexander Papadiamantis" New Archeological Museum of Patra. (curator Iris Kritikou)

2011     "Christmas Stories, Chixritzi Institution, Athens.

2011     "Alexander Papadiamantis", (Cultural Center Melina, Athens).

2011     "Childreen and Teenagers/Screams and whispers", (Cultural Center Melina, Athens. 

2011     "Expo collective 2011", Galerie Therorema, Bruxelles.

2011     "Jardinages", Plaza Hotel, Athens.

2010     "Summer breeze", Eikastikes Anazitisis art space, Athens.

2010    "The sea, the endless blue", Hiona Art, Halki.

2010    "The ancient olive grove in Creta", Creta.

2010    "Environment", Art-prisma galerie, Pireas.

2010    "Artspace", Santorini.

2009    "Panorama Artistiques", Galerie Theorema, Bruxelles.

2009     "Technopolis", Athens.

2009     "3 Artists from Istanbul", Flisvos ,Old Faliron,(organized from the Consulate of Turkey and the    

                                                                                                                      Municipality of Old Faliron
2009     Pinacoteque of Cyclades, Syros. Greece

2009     "Notes for a Tree",Cultural Center Melina.Athens. (Curator Iris Kritikou)

2009     "Olympic Fine Arts", Beijing. China.

2008    "3rd International Art Biennale of Beijing". National Gallery of Beijing. China.

           "Touch 2007,Greek Spirit", Municipality of Saint-Nicolas. Crete.

           "The Bicycle", Villa Koundourou. Hania. Crete.

           "3rd International Collage exhibition". Galerie"Arka",Vilnius. Lithuania.

           "Galerie Theorema". Bruxelles.

           "Galerie Efimerides", Myconos.

           "Paintings inspired from Seferi's poems". Art Space Psihari 36.

2005     "2nd International Collage Exhibition". Galerie "Kaire Desine"Vilnius. Lithuania.

             Archeological Museum of Aigio. Greece.

             Union of Fine Arts, Antalya. Turkey.

             "Marathon Tour", Yiayiannos - Titanium Gallery, Athens.

             "2d International Art Festival", Chania. Crete.

2003,04,05 "Skoufa Gallery", Athens.

2003, 04, 05 "Gallery Periplanisi, Glyfada. Greece.

2003, 04, 05 "Aigokeros Gallery. Kolonaki.

2002, 03 "Anemos Gallery, Kifissia.

2002      "Art Museum",CluJ, Roumania.

2002      " Yiayiannos Gallery", Athens.

2002      "Art Space", Athens.

2001      Visual Arts in Technopolis. Athens. Greece.

2000      "Turk and Greek Artists", Academy of Fine Arts, Ankara.

2000      "Turk and Greek Artists", Aenaon Gallery, Athens. Greece.

1999, 2000 Gallery "Periplanisi", Glyfada, Greece.

1999      "Aventures de la matiere", Galerie "Sculptures", Paris.

1999      Gallery « Vacalo », Athens, Greece.

1998      "Rencontre a Cosmos", Cafe Cosmos, Paris.

1998      "Anny Balta" Gallery. Salonica. Greece

1998      "Aventures de la matiere",Crypte St.Andre,Normandie.France.

1998      "Aventures de la matiere", Aenaon Gallery, Athens. Greece.

1997      Aenaon Gallery, Athens.

1996      Aigokeros Gallery, Athens.

1996      Galleria Zlty dom Vincenta van Gogha, Slovakia.

1992, 1996 Skoufa Gallery, Athens.

1992      Rodos Gallery. Rodos. Greece.