Nina Panagopoulou Bio
Nina Panagopoulou is an MA Professional Artist graduate from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA/Kiad) in Kent and BA Honours Graduate in Fine Art studies from the University of Ioannina in Greece.
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Bio

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Education

UCA (University for the Creative Arts, Kent/UK)— MA Fine Art — 2010
University of Ioannina (Ioannina/Greece)- BA Fine Art— 2008

Nina was born in Athens/Greece in 1984. She took the first lessons of life drawing in the art studio of Michalis Veloudios in Marousi. She also studied life model, figurative painting in Athens in the Art Studio of Timos Batinakis.

 She has a Masters in Fine Art from the University for the Creative Arts/ UCA Canterbury,UK and a Bachelor Degree in Fine Art from the University of Ioannina/Greece. She lived in Ireland for 3,5 years, where she produced most of her landscape work in painting. Her painting was influenced majorly by the dynamic colours, scenery of Ireland. Ireland has contributed majorly in her artistic development in colour.  Nina also studied music for 12 years, classical piano and singing in choirs from the age of 7 and attended the Musical High School in Pallini.

During her MA in UK, Research and Practice, her research was based in the combination of image-video, painting and sound. She has exhibited with painting and video art in the United Kingdom(group exhibitions in London, Faversham, Canterbury), Northern Ireland with her first Solo Exhibition in Belfast/Crescent Arts Centre/Dickon Hall Gallery,in Greece with group exhibitions in Athens.

 She has also completed workshops in pottery in the Ceramic Centre of Amarousion in Athens with tutor Nikos Bamiatzoglou. The recent years her painting is focused on exploring the human figure. Nina is a member of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece in the category of Painting.


Exhibition History

Solo Shows/

2018 “anthropomorphism”, Municipality of Marousi,  Athens/Greece

2017 Humanly, Myro Gallery, Thessaloniki/ Greece

2017 Vigil, Tinos Art Festival, Tinos Island/ Greece

2012 “The Memories of a Landscape”, Dickon Hall Gallery, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast/Northern Ireland


Group Shows/

2015 “Galway Culture Night” Galway/ Ireland

2015 “Hungarian Festival” Dublin/ Ireland

2015 “Winter Arts Show”, Centre for Creative Practices, Dublin/Ireland

2014 SOL Art gallery,”Tough Terrain”, Painting Exhibition, Dublin/ Ireland

/2014 BLOCK T Members Exhibition, Painting, worked also as Curator and Organiser of the Exhibition of 30 Artists, Dublin/ Ireland

2014 “Love Letters” , Exhibition, Video Artwork, CFCP, Dublin/ Ireland

2013 “Signal Arts Centre”, Annual Exhibition, Bray, co Wicklow/Ireland

2013 “Galway Fringe Festival”, Loom Studios Exhibition, Dominican Hall, Galway/ Ireland

2013 “Pride Art Exhibition”, Dundalk County Museum, Dundalk/ Ireland

2013 “The Land of Celts”,exhibition of contemporary landscape painting, Cill Rialaig Art Centre, Kerry/Ireland

2013 “Migrant Artist in Ireland”, Centre for the Creative Practices, Dublin/ Ireland

2012 “Dublin Mish Mash”, Back Loft, La Caterdral Studios, Dublin/ Ireland

2011 “Dream and Think Positive”, SG and Enigma Gallery, Athens/Greece

2011 “Parallax Art Fair”, London/ UK

2010 “Canterbury Art Fair”, Faversham/ UK

2010 “Master of Arts Exhibition”, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury/UK

2009 “Herbert Gallery”, Canterbury, UK


Residency Awards:
Cill Rialaig, 2013-2015 /Tyrone Guthrie, 2012, November’13­July‘14: Resident Artist in BLOCK T and MART, Ireland


Additional Courses:
Profitable Artists Boot Camp (RHA) at CFCP with the New York Foundation for the Arts 10th – 13th October 2013 at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin November’13­ July‘14