Sophia Kalogeropoulou

Sophia Kalogeropoulou was born in 1946 in Athens, Greece. She is a graduate of the American Academy in Greece. She studied law and political-economic sciences at the University of Athens as well as music studies at the Athens Conservatory and at the Studio of the Vienna State Opera, Austria. From 1976 to 1977 she was a soloist in the Vienna State Opera. She is self taught and has participated in many exhibitions in Greece and abroad (Italy, France, Japan, Sweden and Switzerland). She is a collaborater of “Gallery Naifs and Primitifs” in Paris. She is married to the composer-musicologist Takis Kalogeropoulos and she has two daughters: Dione and Daphne

 

Solo Exhibitions

1990 Aenaon Gallery, Athens

1993 Megaron Gyzi, Santorini

Skoufa Gallery, Athens

1994 I.F Gallery, Sweden

Chroma Gallery, Corfu

1995 Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens

1996 Bratsera, Hydra

Mylonoyianni Gallery, Crete

1998 Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens

Gallery 4, Halkis

1999 Chryssa Gallery, Katerini

Zoumboulaki Gallery, Athens

2000 Metamorphosis Gallery, Salonika

2002 Amymone Gallery, Ioannina

“The Spectrum of the Opera”, Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens

 

“Musical Moments”, XXXXXXX, XXXXX

“Phantom of the Opera”, XXXXXX, XXXXXX

2003 “Small Hats, Big Romance”, Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens

“Kaleidoscope”, XXXXXX, XXXXXX

2004 “The Biblical World”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

The Israeli Opera House Antechamber, Performing Arts Center, Tel Aviv

Sophia, Paint me an Opera”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

2005 “Phantom of the Opera”, C.K Art Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus

“Opera Nights”, Metamorphosis Gallery, Salonika

2006 “Mythologein”, Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens

“Aegean Dream”, Art Gallery of Syros, Syros Island

2007 “Animal Planet”, Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens

“Bridges”, Aenaon Gallery, Athens

2008 Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens

2009 “The Odyssey of a Muse: New Works by Sophia Mazaraki Kalogeropoulou”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, New York, USA

 

Group Exhibitions

2005 II Muestra de Arte Naif Europeo, Eboli Galeria de Arte, Madrid, Spain

Peinture Primitive Moderne, Gallery Pro Arte Kasper, Morges, Switzerland

2007 Metamorphosis Gallery, Salonika

2008 Gallery of International Naïve Art, New York

Gllery F, Kardista

Bohnams Greek Art, London

2009 “Colorful Women”, Israel Opera House, Tel Aviv

Art and Sculpture National Museum, Smirna, Turkey

Art and Sculpture National Museum, Ankara, Turkey

Gallery Eboli, Madrid

 

Bibliography

Greek Naïve Painting”, Panayotis & Effie Michelis Foundation, 2002, Athens

“L’Europe et les Naifs”, Jaqueline Bricard, 2009, France