Spiridoula Politi

Born in Greece


1983-1987 Degree in Painting, Athens School of Fine Arts.

1989-1991 Philosophy classes at the Athens School of Fine Arts.

1976-1982 Classic guitar at the National Conservatoire of Athens.

Her work is experiential and often uses her image. She is inspired by personal objects that she collects in the workshop, intervenes in them in various ways and retrieves personal memories. She uses all media: painting, construction, photography, video, performance.

Her works are mainly painting on crates, canvas and paper, with various materials and mixed media: acrylics, inks, oil pastels, stucco, charcoal, cloth, threads.

Articles, reviews and presentations of her work have been published in Greek international and online media. She lives and works in Athens.

Her works can be found in: National Museum of Contemporary Art of Athens, EMST, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Museum of Contemporary Art of Florina, Frisira Museum, Vorre Museum, in the Gallery of the Municipality of Athens, Averof Metsovo Gallery, Vogiantzoglou Gallery N. Ionia Athens, Alexandroupolis Gallery, in F. Kostopoulos Foundation and Alpha Bank.

Solo Exhibitions

2023 Unutterable burdens, Ekfrasi art gallery, Athens, Greece.

2016 Made by Loula in Gr, Ekfrasi-Gianna Grammatopoulou art gallery, Athens, Greece.

2015 Art means to dream, Palais Hirsch, Schwetzingen, Germany.

2014 Back to the Matrix, City of Athens Cultural, Municipal Art Center Parko Eleftherias, Athens, Greece.

2013 Reflections, Tsatsis projects/ art forum gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2011 N. Smyrni–N. Kosmos, Fizz art gallery, Athens, Greece.

2006 TinT gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2004 Art means to travel in the history of art, Gallery 7, Athens, Greece.

2002 Gallery 7, Athens, Greece.

1998 Gallery 7, Athens, Greece.

1995 Gallery 7, Athens, Greece.

1987 Athens Gallery, Athens, Greece.


2023 Theorimata Soma An antagonistic arena, art gallery Nikoς Kessanlis ΑΣΚΤ, Athens Greece, Curator: Lina Tsikouta.

2019 Where away, where away is the fox rushing off today? Performance by Indoors, Lands of creation, Metsovo, Greece. Curator: Lina Tsikouta

2013 The National Garden, Installation, Indoors + group, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.

  • Project, Art Athina, Athens, Greece.

2012 Offshore project, participation in the project organized by Philopappou group Meropi island, Kardamyli, Greece.

2009 Indoors is moving out, Installation, Old Ice Chambers Port, Biennale2 Thessaloniki, Greece.

2008 Indoors, Art action in an Athenian flat Karneadou 34-36, Athens, Greece.

  • Awarded a prize by the Greek A.I.K.A.

2007 Co-founded the group of visual artists “Indoors” together with M.Kassi, V. Nomidou, and M. Christea, Athens, Greece.

 Selected Group Exhibitions

2023 Panos Sarafianos Politics of Care, Inspiring 3 generations of painting, Lofos art project Museum, Athens, Greece, Curator: F.Tzenetoulakou, D.Sarafianos.

  • Ocean’s Breath, Herakleidon Museum, Athens, Greece, Curator: Nina Fragopoulou.
  • Ektos Orion Mnimi I.Morali, S.G.Art Gallery, Athens, Greece, Curator: Manos Stefanidis.

2022 Weaving the Future IV, Greek House, Paris, France, cur. Efi Michalarou

2021 Greek Revolution, 200 years later, M. Kakogiannis Foundation, Athens, cur. Erato Chatzisavva – Giannis Bolis.

  • Weaving the Future IΙΙ, Municipal Gallery, Shkodër – Center for openness and dialogue, Tirana, Albania, cur. Efi Michalarou

2020 Une liaison pornographique, Cube Gallery, Patras, cur. Liana Zoza

2019 De Defferentia, Stavros Niarchos foundation, SNFCC, Athens, Greece. Curator: Regina Argyraki

  • Studios in time, Frissiras Museum, Athens, Greece. Curator: Elli Levedaki

2016 Apologetics to Aristotle, Ancient Suppliant-Contemporary Refugee, Athens Music Megaron, Athens, Greece. Curator: Regina Argyraki.

  • Fata Morgana, Orange Water Art Festival, Archaeological Museum of Chania, Archeological Museum of Korinthos, Santorini Arts Factory, Greece. Curator: Apostolis Zolotakis.

2015 Myconian traditional female dress – A study in Aegean culture Τhe Angelos and Leto Katakouzenos Foundation, Athens, Greece. Curator: Mina Karagianni.

2013 Contemporary Greek Art, exhibition, Art space Shaghai, China.

2012 Extraversion, Sismanoglio Megaro of General Consulate of Greece in Istanbul, Turkey. Curator Yannis Bolis

2011 Art Athina 2011, gallery Fizz, Athens, Greece.

  • The truth is always absurd, artistic tribute to Alexandros Papadiamantis, Melina Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece.Curator Iris Kritikou.
  • Change of climate, G. Koumidis studio, Nikosia, Cyprus.
  • The story of a workshop, Athens Engraving Centre, Municipal Gallery of Athens, Greece. Curator Nelli Kyriazi.

2007 Quiet Time / Love’s Labour, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, USA. Curator Diane Katsiaficas.

  • Τrans-mission, old primary school of Kardamyli, Greece. Curator: Marina Lagou.

2006 Art Panorama in Greece, State Museum of Contemporary Art,Thessaloniki, Greece. Curator Thanassis Moutsopoulos

  • Running Water, Teloglion Art Foundation, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2003 Art Athina’03, 7 Gallery, Helexpo Exhibition Centre Maroussi, Athens, Greece.

  • I, me, myself, Rethymnon Centre for Contemporary Art, Crete, Greece. Curator Eleni Kypraiou

2001 Dialogue, School of Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain.

  • 7 Greek Artists, Asamblea de Extremadura, Festival de Merida, Spain.
  • Is there something that unites us? Vafopoulion Cultural Centre, Thessaloniki, Greece. Curator K. Kilessopoulou.

1999 Visual Testimonies, House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece. Curator K. Stavropoulos

  • Ideas and Reflections, Campus Art, Athens, Greece. Curator F. Tzenetoulakou

1998 We are elsewhere, and going elsewhere, Aeschylia ‘98, Eleusis, Greece. Curator Lena Kokkini

    1997 Art Athina 5, 7 Gallery, Helexpo Exhibition Centre Maroussi, Athens, Greece.

      1994 Gaea Aphrodite, Nicosia, Cyprus.

      • Tois endon rimassi peithomenoi, House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece. Curator K. Stavropoulos

      1988 Encounters – highlights – juxtapositions, Cultural Centre of City of Athens, Greece. Curator K. Stavropoulos

      1987 Athens Visual Arts, Arts Centre, Parko Eleftherias, Athens, Greece.

      • Panhellenic Art Exhibition, Athens, Greece.

      1982 150 Painters from the EEC, Athens Conservatoire, Athens, Greece.