PETROS PTOCHOPOULOS

About

Born:               1953

Hometown:   Famagusta, Cyprus

Lives:              Larnaca, Cyprus

 

Petros Ptochopoulos is a distinguished artist with a long successful career whose paintings have been featured in private collections, national galleries, museums and institutions throughout Russia, Ukraine, New Zealand, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, and beyond. 

 

Deeply rooted in his time, he draws inspiration from Cyprus’ rich contemporary history, as well as from the ancient Greek civilization. With the use of symbols throughout his work, he communicates social and political messages on contemporary issues. His work body has a consistent universal message of peace, and unity. 

 

Petros has immense technical ability in drawing visuals of realism to abstract, where the use of bright, bold colours defines his work. 

 

His volume of work consists several series, such as Archaica, Lost Civilization, Occupied Land, Mother Cyprus, Sea Bed, Soul Deposit, and Third Dimension. Petros artworks now spans the globe and has received a great deal of international acclaim from National Museums, international collectors, and Institutions.

 

Mediums: Oil paint on canvas and white hard board

 

SELECTED PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

 

National Museum of Sofia, Bulgaria

Mariupol State University, Ukraine

National Gallery of Bulgaria in Sofia

National Gallery of Cyprus

National Galleries of Greece

Vardinoyiannis Private Collection

EDUCATION

 

Weder School of Arts, Switzerland

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Greece

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

More than twenty nine solo exhibitions internationally.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

Participated in numerous international group exhibitions, in Russia, Ukraine, New Zealand, Bulgaria, Greece and many more,

RECENT EXHIBITION

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Founded in 1976, School of Arts Ptochopoulos

ART FAIRS

World Art Dubai art fair 6th-9th April  2016

Dubai, UAE          

    ARTWORKS AVAILABLE for SALE by PETROS PTOCHOPOULOS    

    ARTICLES about PETROS PTOCHOPOULOS    

'Lost Civilization' is the title of Petros Ptochopoulos latest exhibition opened to the public, at Agia Napa's Municipal Museum called Thalassa, in Cyprus. The opening reception will be held on 3rd of May at 7 pm.


The exhibition showcases oil paintings from the artist's two series called 'Sea Bed' and 'Sixth Dimension'. New artworks for both of the art series will be exhibited to the public for the first time. His series...

November 21, 2015

SEA BED Series

Our latest artwork on display is ‘Sea Bed,’ a series of magically captivating    oil paintings by artist Petros Ptochopoulos.

Like all of his work, Petros beautifully uses imagery, in this case the calm  mysteries of the sea, to bring forward the troubles of today’s modern  society. Petros Ptochopoulos spent his childhood growing up in Famagusta, a port city on the east coast of Cyprus. Growing next to the se...

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