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Kontou is a Greek painter and mailartist. She is the curator of the 1st
International Mail Art Exhibition in Greece which is organised by Ioanna
Papachristou and the "Consulate of Culture" Society in Elassona.
learned sketching from 1971 to 1978 in Athens, in the Vrassida
Theodoros Drossos ateliers. She was taught painting by Yannis Tsarouhis,
while she learned the
Fresco Technique by Dimitris Kostopoulos.
continuously present in the Artistic area since 1973 with 20 individuai
exhibitions and has taken part in 151 group shows in Greece and abroad.
She participated in 8 BIENNALES: 1996 in
Belgrade, 1998 in Mexico, 1999 and 2001 in Pisa - Italy
and in 2002 and 2004 in Poland, 2005 in Nikcic - Serbia and Ankara -
Her works afe
influenced by the Aegean Sea, its stones and shells, by the Universal
flows and the
Works of her
can be found in private collections in Greece, Cyprus, Germany, USA,
Brazil. They can also be found in the Navy's collection in the "Averoff"
warship and in the
following Museums: "Transparent Museum of Art" in Belgrade and the Posi
"Denmark Museum of
in Copenhagen. Aiso in Sgourda's Collection "Contemporary artistic
èventail" in Athens, and
Beijing Natural Culture Center, in China.
Navy has dedicated to her the 53d special edition of "Navy Intellectual
Culture", while she
has been included in the artistic sector of the "Navy
Encyclopedia", in the "Painters meeting" folio, and the Greek Artists'
Lexicon edited by"Melissa".
Auspices of the Organization "Cultural Capitol of Europe Thessaloniki
'97", her folio
Shells" was edited in June 1997. It contained 1 O cards from her
In 1998 she
sketched the scenery and costumes far the play " Our own yard" by
which was performed in Larissa in cooperation with the "
Theater of Thessaly ".
Xanthou 9 40200
Elassona - Greece