Penny Monogiou studied from 2007 to 2012 in Athens School of Fine Arts, at the Painting Workshop of Yannis Psychopedis. Her work was presented in group and solo exhibitions in Cyprus, Greece, France, Germany, Turkey. Since 2013 she lives in Hamburg, where she works as a visual artist.

 

BIOGRAPHY

1989 born in Cyprus

since April 2019 PhD studies in the field of cultural studies and Philosophy – Leuphana University Lünerburg

2013 – 2014 Animation School Hamburg – Certificate: Diploma 3D-2D Artist

2007 – 2012 University of Fine Arts Athens – Certificate: Diploma (Bachelor-Master)

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions:

2021 – Penny Monogiou – Gallery Peri Technon Karteris, Athens Greece (upcoming)

2020 – I had a dream… – Galeriehaus, Klosterwall 13, Hamburg Germany (cancelled due to COVID-19)

2018 – Ideale – Beat Pazaar – Limasson, Cyprus

2016 – Chimera – Greskewitz-Kleinitz-Galerie – Hamburg, Germany

2011 – Exile – Kaplanon5 Galerie – Athens, Greece

2009 – Mosaic Collective Galerie – Limassol, Cyprus

2007 – Art Cafe 127 – Limassol, Cyprus

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

– “Return Codes“ group exhibition of BBK 2020 in Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
– heilig, xpon-art Galerie, Hamburg, Germany

2019

– „Water Event mit Yoko Ono“, MdbK Leipzig, Germany
– Millerntor Galerie #9, Millerntor Stadion, Hamburg, Germany
– POSITION. Forum/Ausstellung 2019, BBK Künstler, Fabrik der Künste, Hamburg, Germany
– The Berengaria Project, Artnaldas, Nicosia, Cyprus
– Discovery Art Fair Cologne, Cologne, Germany
– „Frieze of Parthenon, an artistic proposal“ ,Teloglion Foundation of Arts, Thessaloniki, Greece
– „besetzen“, Xponart Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
– In Da Wood II, Gängeviertel, Hamburg

2018

– Discovery Art Fair Cologne – Cologne, Germany
– „7“ – Stoart Korai – Athens, Greece
– Leipzig in Hamburg – Greskewitz Kleinitz Galerie – Hamburg, Germany
– All you can’t eat – LIA Spring Group Show Frühjahrsrundgang in der Spinnerei Leipzig

2017

– Reference to Aphrodite – European Capital of Culture Pafos 2017 – Pafos, Cyprus
– Kleine Formate – Atelierhaus Breite Strasse – Hamburg, Germany
– Keras tis Amaltheias. The art in a grocery – Athens, Greece
– Oktana – Purple Squirrel Publications – Athens, Greece
– Gallery walks / As a side-bar to Documenta 14 – Athens, Greece
– Strange Kiss / Atelierausstellung – Hamburg, Germany

2016

– Odysseus Elytis. The poet of the Aegean – Mandoulides Schools – Thessaloniki, Greece
– The waiting room / Compassion Collective – ART ATHINA 2016 – Athens, Greece

2015

– Compassion on the phenomenology of being ill – Kunstquartier Bethanien-Berlin, Germany
– Affordable Art – Papenhuder57 Gallery – Hamburg, Germany
– George Vizyinos. Towards the town – Mandoulides Schools – Instabul, Turkey
– Tropical Island – Kunstverein Süptitzvilla e.V. – Hamburg, Germany

2014

– Gotham city Ateliers in der Speicherstadt – Hamburg, Germany
– Anasistasi – En tipois Cultural Center – Nicosia, Cyprus

2013

– Re-Culture – Argiris Market – Patra,Greece
– Art en Capital, Grand Palais – Paris, France

2012

– LAVARA – Michalis Kakoyiannis Foundation – Athens, Greece
– Graduates of Athens School of Fine Arts – Athens, Greece
– Memories and Realities – Florina Museum of Modern Art – Florina, Greece
– Art-walks – Municipal Gallery of Lamia – Lamia, Greece
– 12 young artists – Melina Merkouri Foundation – Athens, Greece

2011

– Sommer of young artists – Kaplanon5 Gallery – Athens, Greece
– On the poetry of Odysseus Elytis – House of Cyprus – Athens, Greece – Stop and Stations – Treno sto Rouf – Athens, Greece
– Diaries of the fire – House of Cyprus – Athens, Greece
– 6th Student Biennale – MIET – Athens, Greece

2010

– Exile – House of Cyprus – Athens, Greece

2006

– Cambridge International Examinations – Spyros Kyprianou Foundation Limassol, Cyprus

2005

– Cambridge International Examinations – American Academy, Limassol, Cyprus

Awards

2012 Her sculpture was selected for the permanent exhibition of Eleftherios Venizelos Airport in Athens Greece

2011 1.Prize of the 6th Student Biennale Greece

2006 1.Prize of the Annual European Schools Competition

Grants

02/2018 – 03/2018 Stipend at LIA Leipzig International Art Programme

Curatorial activities and cooperations
2017

– “Space and the Architecture of Compassion“ Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athen (Concept – curation with Prof. Solon Xenopoulos and collaboration with national and international universities of architecture)
– “Man and the City” Greskewitz-Kleinitz-Galerie, Hamburg (Concept and curation)
– “Collective Identity” Greskewitz-Kleinitz-Galerie, Hamburg (Concept and curation)

2016

– “Collective Identity” Greskewitz-Kleinitz-Galerie, Hamburg (Concept and curation)
– Art Athina (Concept and curation together with Dr. Efi Kyprianidou and collaboration with the curator of Art Athina Platforms project)

2015

– “Compassion on the phenomenology of being ill” – Kunstquartier Bethanien (Founder-Concept and curationtogether with Dr. Efi Kyprianidou)