Paraskevi Gardeli is a visual artist, born at Mesolongi in Greece, lives and works in Athens.
Athens, Agia Paraskevi, Greece
1996 KREONIDIS ART GALLERY - Athens, Greece
1998 ΖΙΝΑ ATHANASIADOU ART GALLERY - Thessaloniki , Greece
2000 ΑΜΥΜΟΝΙ ART GALLERY - loannina, Greece
2002 'ΆGΑΤΗΙ" ART GALLERY - Athens , Greece
2003 CHANIA MUNICIPAL GALLERY - , Greece
2004 ZERVAS ART GALLERY - Patra, Greece
2008 "SEVENTH SIGHT" ART GALLERY - Chania , Greece
2008 LITERATURE & ART CENTRE “DIEXODOS” GALLERY-MUSEUM - Mesolongi, Greece
2009 MODERN ART CENTRE “GIORGIO DE CHIRICO” - Volos, Greece
MAJOR GROUP EXHIBITlONS
1990 Athens University Cultural Centre, Kostis Palamas Building: “Sculpture, Painting, Engraving”
1991 Athens University Cultural Centre, Kostis Palamas Building: “Creation in the Visual Arts”
1992 Famagusta Gate, Nicosia, Cyprus: “Divided Nicosia”
1993 Kreonidis Art Gallery, Athens: “Exhibition of Art Photography”
1993 Titanium Gallery - Heineken, Athens: “Color and expression”
1993 House of Cyprus, Athens: ''Divided Nicosia"
1994 Kreonidis Art Gallery, Athens: “Exhibition of Work by Graduate Students of the School of Fine Arts, Νο. 1 Painting Studio”
1995 Training Centre of the Mortgage Bank, Athens
1995 Melina Mercouri Cultural Centre, Athens: “Art Heineken 3”
1996 Eirmos Gallery, Thessaloniki: “The Imaginary Portrait”
1996 Union of Graduates of the School of Fine Arts building, Athens: “Painting”
1996 National Gallery, Athens: “Exhibition of Work by Graduates of the School of Fine Arts”
1997 Participation in Art Athina 5 '97, Zina Athanasiadou Art Gallery
2006 Cultural Centre ΜΕLΙΝΑ, Athens: “15 Creation Breaths”
2009 Gallery Art Zone 42, Αthens: “Optima”
2009 Technopolis Gazi, Αthens: «The Human Shape in Art» …Read More
She studied the art of painting at the school of Fine Arts in Athens, under professor Dimitris Mytaras, and set design under professor G. Ziakas. She has also studied psychology of education and teaching of art. She holds a first class degree.
In 1994, Paraskevi Gardeli joined the education staff of the Art Workshop of Chalkis where she undertook teaching in classes for children up to 2006. During that period, she spent four years tutoring in Holargos' Artistic Center on the same subject. In 2005, she undertook supervising of the Art Workshops of Volos for children, where she’s been attending ever since.
She participated in a research project held by the school of Fine Arts, under the supervision of D. Mytaras, regarding violence in the mass media, which led to the publication of the book entitled "The model of violence".
2001 The 11th International competition of children and youth art creativity “ALWAYS GREEN, ALWAYS BLUE”, for preparation of students’ art works set. TORUN – POLAND.
2005 The 13th International competition of children and youth art creativity “ALWAYS GREEN, ALWAYS BLUE”, for preparation of students’ art works set. TORUN – POLAND.
She has taken part in many evaluation committees regarding art works for children.
CONFERENCES AND SEMINARIES
1994 Teaching Art - Ascertainments, Suggestions and Visions. French institute of Athens, Greece
2000 International workshop of Cultural Education “Opening the Millennium for Education and Culture”
MELINA Project. Athens Greece
2000 Rethimnis Centre of Modern Visual Arts. “The city as a means of expression and creativity” in cooperation with
2003 Texture, Color and their conceptual content - Volos Art Workshops, Greece. (Speaker)
2003 ALEXIS AKRITHAKIS - An approach to the Artist’s life and work. Volos Art Workshops, Greece. (Speaker)
2004 Discovering colors - MELINA Project (Hellenic Ministry of Culture). Volos Art Workshops, Greece. (Speaker)
2005 The Workshop as a pillar in Visual Art perception – Pan European Conference of Visual Art education.
Texnopolis, Gkazi, Athens. (Speaker)
2005 Toddlers: Smudges, expression and emotion - Volos Art Workshops, Greece. (Speaker)
2006 4th Pan-Hellenic conference regarding Natural Science in preschool education. Volos, Greece (Speaker)
2006 Volos, observing the city through the eyes of a child - Volos Art Workshops, Greece. (Speaker)
2008 Experimental project on the relationship between Music and Visual Arts. Volos Art Workshops, Greece. (Speaker)
2009 JOAN MIRO - An approach to the Artist’s life and work. Elementary Schools of Volos, Greece. (Speaker) …Read More