Born in Athens, Greece
Lives and works in New York


Studied at the Ecole Nationale, Superieure des
Beaux Arts

Lydia Venieri, Lydia Venieri

Solo Shows

2019 Byronic Heroes, Tzistarakis Mosque, Monastiraki, Athens,
2017 Byronic Series, John Molloy Gallery,
Tarot Of Love, I-D Projectart, Athens,
2012 Gvq - Galerie Vanessa Quang Présente La Conspiration Des Dauphin
2011 Lola Nikolaou Gallery - Images From The Dolphin Conspiracy
Gallery Isabel Aninat Presents Sos, Gallery Isabel Aninat, Santiago, Chile,
The New York Public Library Presents Theogony, New York Public Library, New York,
The Last Conflict, Stux Gallery, New York,
The Dolphin Conspiracy At The Bathhouse Of The Wind, The Bathhouse Of The Wind, Athens,
2009 Tomorrow ~ Phosphor Stars In White Nights, Venetia Kapernekas Gallery,
Tomorrow At Art Miami 09, Stux Galley, Miami, Stux Galley, Art Miami 09, Miami,
Tomorrow Video At Show Off 09
See No Evil At The New York Public Library, New York Public Library, New York,
2008 See No Evil, Terra Gallery Tokyo, Japan,
Lydia Venieri, Forever After 2007 War Games, Stux Gallery, New York,
War Games, Gallery Lola Nikalaou, Thessaloniki,
2004 Hibernation – Summer Olympics, Vernikos Foundation, Kastella, Athens,
2000 Axiome Lambda, Gallery Samy Kinge, Paris,
Beyond Being, Gallery Three, Athens,
1997 Two Strangers On The Moon, Galerie Selini, Athens,
1995 Manifeste Tellurique Iii, Gallerie Samy Kinge, Paris,
Anima Mundis, Art Space X, Athens,
1994 Manifeste Tellurique I, Gallerie D’Athens, Athens,
1993 Anima Mundis, Banque Franco-Hellenique, Larissa,
1990 Les Sistres Du Temps, Ancien Musee Archeologique, Thessalonique,
1988 Les Figures De Lydia, Galerie Medoussa, Athenes,
Fiac, Galerie Samy Kinge, Grande Palais, Paris,
1986 Exposition Personnelle, Galerie Samy Kinge, Paris,
Lydia Venieri,

Group Shows

2018 Transplants: Greek Diaspora Artists , Anya And Andrew Shiva Gallery, John Jay College Of Criminal Justice, City University Of New York, Anya And Andrew Shiva Gallery, John Jay College Of Criminal Justice, City University Of New York
2017 Summer Sex I - On The Spur Of The Moment , Lichtundfire, New York, Lichtundfire, New York
On Paper , Paris Koh Fine Arts, Paris Koh Fine Arts
Xanadu: Land Of Enchantment , President's Gallery, John Jay College Of Criminal Justice, Cuny, President's Gallery, John Jay College Of Criminal Justice, Cuny
2016 Collateral Damage , The Anya And Andrew Shiva Gallery, The Anya And Andrew Shiva Gallery
2015 Eyes Only , Stux + Haller Gallery, Stux + Haller Gallery
2014 The Stolen Bird , Analix Forever Gallery And Vanessa Quang Gallery, Analix Forever Gallery And Vanessa Quang Gallery
...Burning Bright: Tiger, Tiger , Stux Gallery, New York, Stux Gallery, New York
Byronic , Galerie Vanessa Quang, Art Stage Singapore, Galerie Vanessa Quang, Art Stage Singapore
2013 L’Europe Laquelle At The Palais De Tokyo
2006 For Ever After , Luxe, New York, Luxe, New York
Forever After , Gallery 3, Athens, Gallery 3, Athens
2005 For Ever After , Gallery Quang, Paris, Gallery Quang, Paris
2004 Hibernation , Luxe Gallery, New York, Luxe Gallery, New York
Sleeping Beauty Conscience , Mid-Manhattan Library, New York, Mid-Manhattan Library, New York
2002 Hibernation , Gallerie Samy Kinge, Paris, Gallerie Samy Kinge, Paris
Hibernation , Gallerie Three, Athens, Gallerie Three, Athens
2001 Beyond Being , Space Untitled, New York, Space Untitled, New York
Summer Celebration , Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York
Lydia Venieri, For Ever After 2000 Beyond Being , Gallery Lola Nikolaou, Thessaloniki, Greece, Gallery Lola Nikolaou, Thessaloniki, Greece
1999 Who Is Nostalgic , Gallery Vourkariani, Kia, Greece, Gallery Vourkariani, Kia, Greece
1997 Cool Memories , Galerie Lola Nikolaou, Thessalonique, Greece, Galerie Lola Nikolaou, Thessalonique, Greece
1994 Manifeste Tellurique Ii , Galerie Lola Nikolaou, Thessalonique, Greece, Galerie Lola Nikolaou, Thessalonique, Greece
1990 Les Sistres Du Temps , Galerie Asbaek Pilon, Copenhagan, Galerie Asbaek Pilon, Copenhagan
Lydia Venieri, See No Evil - Guantanamo

iPhone Art

Moonlight, 2009,

Animations and Movies

The Dolphin Conspiracy, 2011
Tomorrow, 2009
Epilepsy, 2005
Last Conflict, 2005
For Ever After, 2004
Sleeping Beauty Conscience, 2002
Martha, 1996
Egg, 1995


Moonlight, Lydia Venieri, 2006
Beyond Being, Lydia Venieri, 2000
60 Drawings for Healthy Perversions by Tzimy Panousi, 1995

Internet Art

Katerina, 1997
Apology, 1996
Isis, 1995
Her Story, 1995
Temple, 1995
Tarot, 1995
Fin, 1994


Set design for Sarah & Lorraine by Marc Israel-Le Pelletier, Storefront Theatre, Chicago., 2008
Set design for Sarah & Lorraine by Marc Israel-Le Pelletier, Sanford Meisner Theatre, New York, 2007
Set design & costumes for the Lady form Ancona, Anatolia of my Soul: 75 years since the Asian Minor Catastrophy, Lykabetus Theatre, Athens Festival, 1997
Set design & costumes for The Lady from Ancona, Theatre of Komotini, Greece., 1996
Set design for Hellenic Orchestra's tour of USSR, Soviet Union, 1996
Set design for The Five Seasons, Dance theater Octana, 1995
Set design for Daphnis & Cloe, Octana Theatrical Group, Apothiki, Athens, 1994
Set design for "Inventaires" de Philippe Minyana, directed by Elia Kountis, l'Institue Francais d'Athenes., 1993

Awards and Commissions

Medal for Sculpture, Academie Francaise de Paris, 2004
Tower of Symbols, Open Air Sculpture, Central Athens, 2004
Wall of Symbols, Sculpture, Atelier Mallet Stevens, Paris
Lydia on, CD-ROM sponsored by Art Magazine and Hewlett Packard
“Infinity”, Collaboration with artist Takis on the sculpture.
Medal for Sculpture, Academie Francaise de Paris
Tower of Symbols, Open Air Sculpture, Central Athens, 2004
Wall of Symbols, Sculpture, Atelier Mallet Stevens, Paris
Lydia on, CD-ROM sponsored by Art Magazine and Hewlett Packard
"Infinity", Collaboration with artist Takis on the sculpture.
Commande en plein air d'une serie de sculputre Eros et Psyche, Fondation Alexandre Iolas, Athenes
Commande d'une serie de sculptures pour l'Incitation a la Creation, Abbaye de Montmajour, Arles
Carte Blanche, a l'occation de l'anniversaire de 10 ans du Centre George Pompidou, Galeries Contemporaines, Paris

Exhibition Catalogs

The Dolphin Conspiracy, Nadia Argyropoulou, 2010
No Evil, Beth Wilson, 2008
Oh You beautiful Doll, Douglas F. Maxwell, 2006
For Ever After, Niko Daskalothanassi, 2005
Olympic 2004, Nelly Kyriazi, 2004
Alive in new York, Nadia Argyropoulou, 2003
Hibernation, Marek Bartelik, 2002
Propos d’Europe, Jean Guyot and Pascale le Thorel, 2002
Pandora’s Box, Women Beyond Borders, Sania Papa, 2000
Truthful and Authentic Communication, Sania Papa, 2000
Beyond Being, Lydia Venieri, 2000
Approaching Hellinism, Nelly Kyriazi, 1999
Lydia’s Cool Memories, Sania Papa, 1997
Who is Nostalgic, Nikos Dalaretos, 1999
Manifesta, 1996
Telluric Manifesto, Sania Papa, 1994
Anima Mundis, Takis, 1993
Ermata, Wanderings of the Sacred, Sania Papa, 1992
Spira, Sania Papa, 1992
Metamorphose of the Modern, Anna Kafetzi, 1991
Chimes of Time, Jacques Lacarriere, 1990
Humor ad Revolution, Cannes & Barselona, 1989
Spirit and Body, Dora Rogan, 1989
The Gods Revist, Pierrre Giquel, 1988
The Figures of Lydia, Demosthenes Davetas, Edition Agras, 1988
Lydia Venieri -FIAC 88, Nicole Kinge, 1988
Lydia Venieri, Gerard Barriere, 1988
Carte Blanche, Centre George Pompidou, 1987

Articles & References

“It's Happening- Lydia Venieri", L'Officiel, October 2013
“Mykonos Biennale", Maria Claire, July 2013
“Work in Progress", V Magazine, February 2013
New York: A Photographer's City, Edited by Marla Hamburg Kennedy, Rizzoli, 2011
“Fairy Tale”, Maison & Decoration, August, 2009
“Lydia Venieri - Caramelos amargos, Thomas Vio,Art AlLimite, No33, 2008
“No Evil” Series, Jean Miyake Downey, Japan Focus, April, 2008
Photography Fall 2007, John Haber, Haberarts, April 2008
War Games by Lydia Venieri, Yatser, November 2007
War Games at Stux Gallery, Holden, Holden’s Blog, November 2007
Lydia Venieri’s Politically Charged Dollies, Abby Hertz, Few Reviews, November 2007
Decouverte: Lydia Venieri, Pierrick Thebault, November 2007
ShowOff: les enfant aussi, Connaissance des Arts, October 2007
Lydia Veneiri, The Caretaker, BOE Gazette, October 2007
The Nightly News, Lieven De Boeck, AbsoluteArts, January 2007
Il Mercato e le Sue Passioni, Lucia Spadano, Segno, November 2007
Mary Hrbacek, Lydia Venieri at Stux Gallery, M, November 2007
Lydia Venieri - War Games, le Parisien, October 2007
War Games, Sandra Lapaz ,AM New York, September 2007
Art Under Siege, Julia Morton, New York Press, September 2007
Cult Carnage, R.C Baker, Village Voice, January 2007
Vision To Visuals: War games, Baldev Duggal, Digital PhotoPro, November 2007
Nature Wins Back the Planet,Glow, Xenia Givoglu, July 2006
Lydia Venieri, Sarah Tanguy, Sculpture, September 2005
Hibernation, Nadia Argyropoulou, Marie Claire, 2004
Hibernation, Natalie Angles, Location One, 2004
Theatrical Universe, Arian Lazaridi, Vogue, May 2004
Between Heaven and Earth, Katerina Asimakopoulou/Kostas Pigadas, Vogue, May 2003
Art Sales: Battle of the Art Fairs, Colin Gleadell, Daily Telegraph, 3 October 2003
Myth Maker, Flavia Bigi, Soloarte, 2002
Lydia Venieri, Kathimerini, 2002
Sleeping beauty Awakes, Paraskevi Katiergi, Ta Nea, 21/10/02
Maison Decoration, Oct 2002
Naughty Sketches, Hary Savopoulos, Agelioforos, 16/4/2002
Ellie’s melting Ice Cream, Thessalokini, 12/4/2002 Dolls in the Snow, Henrie-Francois De Bailleux, Liberation, April 2002
New York Stories, Nina maria Pashalidou/Caliope, Life & Style, June 2001
With the Guarantee of the Imagination, Fotini Bloyianni, Panselinos, August 2000
Sketches and Words, Taki Maurotas, Marie Claire, May 2000
Harpers Bazzar, George Carouzakis/Camilo Nollas May 2000
Beyond Being, Ego, Apr 2000
Eli’s Big Trip, Enimerosi, Apr 2000
Delphi, Elenor Heartney Hellas Sculpture, Winter 1999
Trash Art, Ozon, Oct 1998
The Athenians, Ana Mihalitsianou, L’Officiel, 1998
Trash Art, Klick, Oct 1998
Trash Art, Ependtis, 19/9/98
Trash Art, Yanni Dimitriadi, Diphano, 1998
Two Days in Gazi, Kathimerini, 18/9/98
Art with Trash, Michalis Petrides, Eleutherotypia, 11/9/98
Art with Trash, Exousia, 8/9/98
Dictionary of the Greek Artist, 16th-20th Century, Melissa Editions,1997
Two Strangers in the Moon, Eleutheros Typos, 25/9/97
This Little World, Seventeen, Flora Camhi, December 1997
Lydia Venieri: My Relation with the Computer is Platonic. Her Internet Work Since 1994, Amaryssia, 25/11/96
CD_ROM or not CD-ROM, Aspasia Dimitriadi, Art Magazine, 1996
Anima Mundis/ Memory Installation, Athinorama, Nov 1995
** Pandoras Box, Art Magazine,
The Sound of the Body, Maria Maragou, Eleutherotypia, 4/11/95
Time Environment & Humans, Angelo Polydoro, Amarysia, 2/6/1995
Lydia Venieri by Nikos Stathoulis, Apogeumatini, 1995
Telluric Manifeto, Sania Papa, Inside, Mar 1995
Lydia Venieri’s show in Larisa, Eleutreria, 25/4/1995
Telluric Manifesto, Henrie-Francois De Bailleux, Liberation, 1995
At the Planet of Art, Olivia Manzari, Votre Beautué, Feb 1995
Telluric Manifesto, Nikos Dakalothanasis, Art Magazine, 1995
Anima Mundis, Arti, Eleni Pyrioti, Oct 1995
Successfull Meeting of Creation in Delphi, Amanda Mihalopoulou, Kathimerini, 10/8/1994
Sculptures Under the Shadow of Apollo, Maria Maragou, Eleutherotypia, 8/8/94
The Meeting, Elenor Heartney, Arti, 1994
With the Winds of Glory, Maria Hasapi, Amaryssia, 17/10/94
Art with Lava, Dimitra Rouboula, Ethnos, 7/10/94
Sculpture pierces the Universe, Thanasis Lalas, To Perodiko, 1994
The Telluric Manifesto, Marina Pisperi, Reumata, Nov/Dec 1994
Sculputres in Delphi, LL, Eleutherotypia, 1994
The Mythical World of Lydia Venieri, Tonia Bogdano/Tasos Paylidis, Madame Figaro, 1994
Lydia Venieri, Nikos Dakalothanasis, Art Magazine, 1994
The Art of Memory, Amanda Mihalakopoulou, Elle, 1994
Person, Ta Nea, 1/8/94
Internet Sculpture, Irini Mitropoulos, Adesmeutos, 1994
The Poetic Universe of Lydia Venieri, Agape Tsahpinoglou/Antoine Rosés, Elle Decor, 1992
Lydia’s Universe, Elite, 1992
Lydia Venieri an Active Volcano, Dossi Iordanidou, Diva, December 1991
Lydia Venieri, Alex du Val, Max, 1991
With Volcanic Lava, Nikos Stathoulis, Votre Beautué, Jan 1991
The Guts of Earth, Sania Papa, Art Magazine, 1991
Universal Harmony, La Mia Casa, Nov 1990
The Sistres of Time, George Yanopoulo/Athena Kyriakidou, SL, December 1990
The Sistres of Time, Sania Papa, Sima, 1990
Lydia Venieri, Apogeumatini, 16/12/90
Universal Harmonies at the New Mosque, Olga Bati, Gynaika, 1990
This little great world, Veneri in Thesalonica, Takis Maurotas, Pantheon , 17 December 1990
Young creators, Anne Danberg, Art Press, 1989
Lydia Venieri, Dora Rogan, Kathimerini, 11/12/1988
L’Activite Culturelle, Canal Magazine, 1986