Biography.





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Giannis Mataragkas

I come from Zakynthos, a beautiful Greek Ionian island.I started painting since I was a child. I had my first personal exhibition during my high school years. The same period I was scene designing all the performances of my school. I studied acting at the Drama school and also scenedesigning and costumes designing. I have designed several covers of commercial magazines and forms. At the 80s decay I was occupied mainly as an actor taking part in movies and theater plays. Since 1987 I am painting professionally cooperating with a well known Greek art gallery. A lot of art collectors in Greece and Europe have bought my paintings.

1972 -  Personal Exhibition -Livadia – Greece

1973 -  Collective Exhibition - Viotia – Greece

1979 -  Collective Exhibition - Aquarius gallery – Athens -Greece

1980 -  Collective Exhibition - Painters from Zakinthos - Art Center of Municipality – Athens – Greece

1996 -  Personal Exhibition - Anadisis gallery – Nicosia -Cyprus

1997 -  Personal Exhibition - Cultural association of Livadia - Greece

2002 -  Personal Exhibition - Cultural association of koridallos - Greece

2010 -  Personal Exhibition - Golden Hills – Sterioti -Greece

2013 - Personal Exhibition  - Duck House Plakendias - Penteli - Greece

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