Marina Olympios

Marina Olympios

Marina Olympios was born in 1968 in Nicosia. She studied in Paris at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux – Arts de Paris with a DSAP diploma in Sculpture – multimedia (avec les félicitations du Jury). In 1994 she received a grant for research and worked at the Institute des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques in Paris. In 1995 she received the prize for research in Visual Arts of the French Ministry of Culture FIACRE. In 1996 she worked in the International studio – Curator Programme in New York financed by the A.F.A.A. French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She presented her work in 17 solo exhibitions.

Her art works are in the Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens, the Daskalopoulos Collection Los Angeles, the Pierre Nouvion and Marzio Carver Collection, Monaco, the collection of the Cyprus Ministry of Education & Culture, the collections of the Central Bank Cyprus, Hellenic Bank of Cyprus, Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Municipality of Larnaka, and the Electricity Authority of Cyprus.

Solo Exhibitions
2018 The Liquid Body, Alpha C.K. Art Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2015 Painting is my Resistance» Alpha C.K. Art Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2010 Painting Testimony, Diatopos Center for Contemporary Art, Nicosia, Cyprus
2006 Five Different Stones, Gallery Kypriaki Gonia Larnaka, Cyprus
1998

Day 3 Blue Pigs, LEHMANN – MAUPIN, Gallery New York, U.S.A.

Blue Pigs, INTERNATIONAL Studio Curator Program New York, USA

1997

Lecture sur les Blue Pigs, Musee Geo-Charles, Echirolles, France

I am Interested in Real Fiction, CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France

1996

Playing Parts, Galerie Pierre Nouvion, Monaco

Europa A Story of Art,» Paassages Center for Contemporary Art, Troyes, France

1995

 The Travesty of Art, Ileana Tounta, Contemporary Art Center, Athens, Greece 

Let Me Be Your Guide, Galerie Renos Xippas, Paris, France

1994  Medals of Honour, Galerie OZ, Paris, FranceEating Philosophy, Galerie OZ, Paris, France
1992  L’Art est Justice, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France