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Greece

Dimosthenis Avramidis

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Artist's Summary

Since 2007 Dimosthenis has been teaching Icon Painting and Mosaic at the University of Western Macedonia. In 2013 he was elected as Assistant Professor at the Ecclesiastical Arts and in 2016 as an Associate Professor at the Athens School of Fine Arts.

He is a practicing Icon Painter in both portable icons and murals since 1981 studying and deepening conceptually and technically the byzantine tradition of Christian subject matter, contributing in the Christian visual language and interpreting this in todays world while respecting the diachronic artistic achievements of the byzantine legacy.

He has worked for 12 years at Mount Athos as a mural Painter at the 3 chapels of the Holy Cell “Marouda”, Karyes, and at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem in creating large scale mosaics at Saint Gerasimos of the Jordan Monastery. Dimostheni’s art is in churches and private collections in Greece and abroad.

Associate Professor / Athens School of Fine Arts Art.
Degrees: Athens School of Fine Arts / Division of Painting / Specialized on Mural and Icon Painting, Mosaic, Stage Design (2007), Technological Educational Institute of Athens / Department of Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art (2000), and Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki / Department of Law and Economics / School of Law (1990).

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