Costas Evangelatos

Costas Evangelatos
Costas Evangelatos
Born Argostolion, Greece
Occupation Poet, Painter
Nationality Greek

Costas Evangelatos is a famous greek artist and poet born in Argostoli in 1957 but he is originated by his father side from Lixouri, Kefalonia. He studied law at Athens University, painting and aesthetic theory of modern art in Manhattan (New York City). From 1986 until 1993 he was the artistic director of the DADA Gallery in Athens, and in 1990 founded the art group ART STUDIO "EST".

Along with painting, has worked internationally in the fields of Performance, Body Art, Happening and Mail art. He has presented sections of his works in solo exhibitions in Athens, Rochester, New York, Thessaloniki, Arezzo, Avignon, Chantilly, Paris, Glasgow, Amsterdam, Nicosia.

He has participated in many group exhibitions and international artistic meetings in Barcelona, Warsaw, Seratz, Gothenburg, Amiens, Rome, Moscow, Santiago, Buenos Aires, New York, Los Angeles, etc. They have been published also books of him, aesthetic essays, poems in seven editions (“APOPEIRA” editions), lithographic works (bodygraphics) etc.

He has lectured on art issues in Greece and abroad. He is a member of scientific and artistic organizations and a senior member of the Greece’s Chamber of Fine Arts.

His works are in collections of art, as in the Art Institute of the Central Bank of Greece, the “Museum of the City of Athens”, the Gallery of the School of Philosophy in the University of Athens, the "ART" –Macedonian Fine Art Company, the Gallery of the Company of Macedonian Studies, the Municipal Gallery of Athens, the American College of Greece (ACG ART COLLECTION), the Photographic Archive of the Benaki Museum, the headquarters of Army Navy, the Foundation of Archbishop Makarios in Nicosia, the Patriarchate of Alexandria, the Reading Society of Corfu, the Ionian University, the Municipal Gallery of Corfu, the Greek Embassy in France, the Greek and Cypriot Consulate in Paris, the University FORDHAM of New York etc.

Kimon Friar translated in english ,when Evangelatos was in the States, some emotional poems of him from the collection "ALEA PROSOMOION" published under the title "IN THE SMALL MIRROR"(2003) in Greece (APOPEIRA editions).

1973-74 Argostoli City Hall, Cultural Center Ithaka, Greece
1977 Student Union E.M.P. University, Athens
1978 Reading Society of Corfu, Greece
1983 French Institute of Athens, Kalamata, Greece
1985 Fordham University at Lincoln Center, N.Y.
1988 Centre Culturel “Les Fontaines”, Chantilly, France
1989 Art Studio, Cortona (Arezzo), Italy
1996 Opus 39 Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
1999 "Body-Concepts in Attic Light", paintings and photos, Gallery Gert-Jan Paridon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2001 "Body-Passion", Theater "Meli", Athens
2003 "Body-Graphics and Geometrical Areas", Alta Linea, Athens
2004 "Sea Images", Municipal Gallery of Ithaca, Ithaca, Greece
2005 "Figurations I", Center of Juridical Studies-K. Beys, Athens
2007 "Les Portraits et les Paysages Lettristes", Le Centre de Sevres, Paris
2008 "Portraits et Torses Conceptuels", La Maison de la Grèce, Paris
2009 "Depictions", Art Space Exombourgo, Tinos, Greece
2010 "Conceptions et documents sous la lumière d'Attique", La Maison de la Grèce, Paris


"IN THE SMALL MIRROR",2003/Mathew Jennett article on Costas Evangelatos

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