LYDIA VENIERI

Born in Athens, Greece
Lives and works in New York

EDUCATION

Studied at the Ecole Nationale, Superieure des
Beaux Arts

Lydia Venieri, Lydia Venieri

Solo Shows

2021 Byronic Heroes - Thessaloniki Photobiennale 2021, Momus-Museum Of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
Byronic Era - Βυρωνικη Εποχη, Ολυμπιακή Δημοτική Πινακοθήκη
2020 Lydia Venieri & Pavlos, Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki
2019 Byronic Heroes, Tzistarakis Mosque, Monastiraki, Athens
2017 Byronic Series, John Molloy Gallery
Tarot Of Love, I-D Projectart, Athens
2014 Byronic, Galerie Vanessa Quang, Art Stage Singapore
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 Scope 08,, Terra Tokyo Gallery, Miami
See No Evil, Terra Gallery Tokyo, Japan
Lydia Venieri, Forever After 2007 War Games, Stux Gallery, New York
War Games, Gallery Lola Nikalaou, Thessaloniki
2006 For Ever After, Luxe, New York
Forever After, Gallery 3, Athens
The Venieri Tarot, Gallery Quang, Paris
2005 Platonic Exodus, Fiac 2005, Luxe Gallery, Paris
For Ever After, Gallery Quang, Paris
2004 Tower Of Symbols, Summer Olympics, Athens
Hibernation – Summer Olympics, Vernikos Foundation, Kastella, Athens
Sleeping Beauty Conscience, Mid-Manhattan Library, New York
Hibernation, Luxe Gallery, New York
Art In General, Studio Visit, New York
2003 Alive In New York, Eugenia Cucalon Gallery, New York
2002 Art In The Windows, New York Public Library
Hibernation, Gallerie Samy Kinge, Paris
Hibernation, Gallerie Three, Athens
Lydia Venieri, Centre Cultural De Marrousi, Athens
Lydia Venieri, Atelier Mallet Stevens, Paris
2001 Beyond Being, Space Untitled, New York
2000 Axiome Lambda, Gallery Samy Kinge, Paris
Beyond Being, Gallery Three, Athens
Beyond Being, Gallery Lola Nikolaou, Thessaloniki, Greece
1997 Two Strangers On The Moon, Galerie Selini, Athens
1995 "Fin", Fiac 1995, Gallerie Samy Kinge, Espace Eiffel Branley, Paris
Manifeste Tellurique Iii, Gallerie Samy Kinge, Paris
Anima Mundis, Art Space X, Athens
1994 Manifeste Tellurique Ii, Galerie Lola Nikolaou, Thessalonique, Greece
Manifeste Tellurique I, Gallerie D’Athens, Athens
1993 Anima Mundis, Banque Franco-Hellenique, Larissa
1990 Les Sistres Du Temps, Ancien Musee Archeologique, Thessalonique
Les Sistres Du Temps, Galerie Asbaek Pilon, Copenhagan
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

2021 Biennale Internazionale Donna , Trieste, Italy
2019 Art Athina 2019 , Zappeion, Athens
2018 Transplants: Greek Diaspora Artists , 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
On Paper , Paris Koh Fine Arts
Xanadu:Land Of Enchantment Curated By Dr. Thalia Vrachopoulos , President's Gallery, John Jay College Of Criminal Justice, Cuny
2016 Collateral Damage Curated By Drs. Jungsil Lee & Thalia Vrachopoulos , The Anya And Andrew Shiva Gallery, New York
2015 Eyes Only , Stux + Haller Gallery
Ithaca Returned , The Blender Gallery Athens.
2014 The Stolen Bird , Analix Forever Gallery And Vanessa Quang Gallery
...Burning Bright: Tiger, Tiger , Stux Gallery, New York
2013 L’Europe Laquelle At Hell As Pavilion, Curated By Nadja Argyropoulou , Palais De Tokyo, Paris
In Praise Of Chance And Failure , Family Business, New York
2010 Low Blow: And Other Species Of Confusion , Stefan Stux Gallery, New York
Sculptures In The Garden, Curated By Liana Scourles. , Botanical Gardens Of Kefalonia, Kosmtatos Foundation
2009 Tokyo 101 Contemporary , Terra Gallery, Tokyo
2008 Next Art Fair , Stux Gallery, Chicago
Selection Art Moscow 2008 , Terra Gallery, Moscow
Shanghai Art Fair , Terra Gallery, China
Art Miami 08 , Stux Gallery, Miami
Korean International Art Fair , Terra Gallery, Korea
Art Taipei , Terra Gallery,Taiwan
2007 "The Nightly News" Curated By Kathleen Goncharov And Stephan Stoyanov , Luxe, New York
Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art , Greece
Scope Basel International Art Fair , Stux Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
Art Chicago , Luxe Gallery, Chicago
Art Miami, , Stux Gallery, Miami
2006 War Games , Gallery Luxe, Fiac 2006, Paris
Tarot , Gallery Quang, Fiac 2006, Paris
The Last Conflict , Location One, New York
Oh, You Beautiful Doll, Curated By Douglas F. Maxwell , Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2005 Art Athina , Luxe Gallery, Athens
Propos D’Europe Iv , Foundation Hippocrène, Agence De Rob Mallet- Stevens, Paris
Artissima 12 , Luxe Gallery, Turin
It’S Not About Sex , Luxe Gallery, New York
Flash Art Fair , Luxe Gallery, Milan
2004 Fiac 2004 , Gallery Luxe, Paris
Drawings , Luxe Gallery, New York
2003 Centre Culturel Hellenique , Paris
2002 Fiac 2002, Videonovella , Gallerie Samy Kinge, Paris
2001 Summer Celebration , Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York
Storm On Moon , Selini Gallery, Athens
Greek Gods And Heroes , Centre For Contemporary Art In Dordrecht, Netherlands
Lydia Venieri, For Ever After 2000 Greek Contemporary Art , Glassing Gallery, Munster, Germany
L’Oeil De La Galerie “Samy Kinge” , Selini Galerie, Athens
1999 Who Is Nostalgic , Gallery Vourkariani, Kia, Greece
Approaching Hellinism: Generation 80s & 90s , National Gallery Of Greece, Athens
Art Quake , Benakiom Museum, Athens
Approaching Hellinism: Generation 80s & 90s , Vaiden Castle, Luxembourg
Approaching Hellinism: Generation 80s & 90s , Vaiden Castle, Luxembourg
Opening Of Possibilities , Hewlett Packard, Gazi, Athens
Touch Of Art In Ordinary Objects , Selini Gallery, Athens
Cultural Centre , Dazarma Museum, Falum, Sweden
Approaching Hellinism: Generation 80s & 90s , Cultural Centre, Stockholm, Sweden
Pret Art Porter , Dakis Ioannou Fondation, Athens
A Water Melon, Beneton , Cinema Phiri, Athens
1998 Flying Art, Municipality Of Athens , Varvakio Square, Athens
Croix Rouge , Athens
Trash Art , Gazi, Athens
Art & Technology Festival , Eleana Tounta Gallery, Athens
Triptych , Downtown Gallery, Athens
1997 Cool Memories , Galerie Lola Nikolaou, Thessalonique, Greece
42nd Salon De Montrouge , Paris
1996 Manifesta 1, Rotterdam Pandora’S Box, Women/Beyond Borders , California And Basel, Switzerland
1995 1995 International Video Art Festival , Syracuse, Italy
1992 Metamorphoses Du Moderne , Pinacotheque Nationale Athenes
Ermata. Errance Du Sacre , Galerie Montenay, Paris
Spira I. Douze Createurs Grecs , Circulo De Bellas Artes, Madrid
1989 Humour Et Revolution, Organisee A L’Occation De 200 Ans De La Revolution Franciase, Biennale De Cannes, Cannes Et Barcelone , Barcelona
Celebration De La Terre, Organization Par Earth Trust , Centre Culturel Du Parc De La Liberte, Athens
Esprit Et Corps, Sous Les Auspices Du Ministere De La Culture Greece , Zappion, Athens
Biennale Internationale De Jeunes Createurs , Musee Skirnion, Athens
1988 Image Et Lettre, Curated By Demosthenes Davetas. , Galerie Niki Diana Marquardt, Paris
Salon De Montrouge , Paris
Exposition De L’Institue Français D’Athenes , Salle Costis Palamas, Athens
1987 Exposition Panhellenique , Perseus, Greece
Carte Blanche , A L'Occation De L'Anniversaire De 10 Ans Du Centre George Pompidou , Centre George Pompidou, Galeries Contemporaines, Paris
Paris Salon Des Comparaisons , Grande Palais, Paris
Biennale De Jeunes Créateurs De La Méditerranée Européenne , Thessalonique, Greece
1985 Salon De Mai , Grande Palais, Paris
1983 Exposition A L’Ateilier De Yankel , Galeire Bernanos, Paris
Lydia Venieri, See No Evil - Guantanamo

iPhone Art

Moonlight, 2009, http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/moonlight

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

Books

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

Theatre

, 2015
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 Broadway.com, 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 Broadway.com, 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

«Βυρωνικοί Ήρωες» – Μια έκθεση της Λυδίας Βενιέρη , ERT, April 14, 2019
«Οι νεκροί δεν πήγαιναν "άκλαυτοι", γίνονταν ήρωες στις ιστορίες του Βύρωνα» , eculture, April 4, 2019
Η εικαστικός Λυδία Βενιέρη μιλά στο ελc για τους Βυρωνικούς της Ήρωες , eCulture, April 4, 2019
Η Λυδία Βενιέρη ζωντανεύει τις ιστορίες του Λόρδου Βύρωνα , Νικολέττα Σταμάτη , Athens Voice, April 2, 2019
Λυδία Βενιέρη: «Η ποίηση του Βύρωνα είναι εκστατικά όμορφη και θαρραλέα» , Flash, April 2, 2019
Η Λυδία Βενιέρη Μιλάει Στο ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ Για Την Έκθεσή Της «Βυρωνικοί Ήρωες» Στο Τζαμί Τσισδαράκη , Analitis, April 2, 2019
Βυρωνικοί Ήρωες: Έκθεση της Λυδίας Βενιέρη στο Τζαμί Τζισδαράκη , CultureNow, April 2, 2019
Βυρωνικοί Ήρωες: Έκθεση της Λυδίας Βενιέρη στο Τζαμί Τζισδαράκη , Χριστίνα Πολίτη , Cosmopoliti, April 2, 2019
Βυρωνικοί Ήρωες: Έκθεση της Λυδίας Βενιέρη στο Τζαμί Τζισδαράκη , Monopoli, April 1, 2019
Βυρωνικοί Ήρωες: Έκθεση της Λυδίας Βενιέρη στο Τζαμί Τζισδαράκη , iCulture, April 1, 2019
Ετεροχρονισμένοι «βυρωνικοί ήρωες» , Η ΑΥΓΗ, April 1, 2019
“It's Happening- Lydia Venieri" , Paquita Paquin , L'Officiel, Oct. 1, 2013
“Mykonos Biennale" , Maria Claire, July 1, 2013
“Work in Progress" , V Magazine, Feb. 1, 2013
New York: A Photographer's City , Edited by Marla Hamburg Kennedy , Rizzoli, Jan. 1, 2011
“Fairy Tale” , Maison & Decoration, Aug. 1, 2009
“No Evil” Series , Jean Miyake Downey , Japan Focus, April 1, 2008
“No Evil” Series , Jean Miyake Downey , Japan Focus, April 1, 2008
Photography Fall 2007 , John Haber , Haberarts, April 1, 2008
“Lydia Venieri - Caramelos amargos , Thomas Vio , Art AlLimite, Jan. 1, 2008
“Lydia Venieri - Caramelos amargos , Thomas Vio , Art AlLimite, Jan. 1, 2008
War Games by Lydia Venieri , Yatser, Nov. 1, 2007
War Games at Stux Gallery , Holden , Holden’s Blog, Nov. 1, 2007
Lydia Venieri’s Politically Charged Dollies , Abby Hertz , Few Reviews, Nov. 1, 2007
Decouverte: Lydia Venieri , Pierrick Thebault, Nov. 1, 2007
Il Mercato e le Sue Passioni , Lucia Spadano , Segno, Nov. 1, 2007
Mary Hrbacek , Lydia Venieri at Stux Gallery , M, Nov. 1, 2007
Vision To Visuals: War games , Baldev Duggal , Digital PhotoPro, Nov. 1, 2007
ShowOff: les enfant aussi , Connaissance des Arts, Oct. 1, 2007
Lydia Veneiri , The Caretaker , BOE Gazette, Oct. 1, 2007
Lydia Venieri - War Games , le Parisien, Oct. 1, 2007
War Games , Sandra Lapaz , AM New York, Sept. 1, 2007
Art Under Siege , Julia Morton , New York Press, Sept. 1, 2007
The Nightly News , Lieven De Boeck , AbsoluteArts, Jan. 1, 2007
Cult Carnage , R.C Baker , Village Voice, Jan. 1, 2007
Nature Wins Back the Planet , Glow , Xenia Givoglu, July 1, 2006
Lydia Venieri , Sarah Tanguy , Sculpture, Oct. 1, 2005
Theatrical Universe , Arian Lazaridi , Vogue, May 1, 2004
Eli’s Big Trip , Enimerosi, April 1, 2004
Hibernation , Nadia Argyropoulou , Marie Claire, Jan. 1, 2004
Hibernation , Natalie Angles , Location One, Jan. 1, 2004
Art Sales: Battle of the Art Fairs , Colin Gleadell , Daily Telegraph, Oct. 3, 2003
Between Heaven and Earth , Katerina Asimakopoulou/Kostas Pigadas , Vogue, May 1, 2003
Sleeping beauty Awakes , Paraskevi Katiergi , Ta Nea, Oct. 21, 2002
Maison Decoration , , Oct. 1, 2002
Naughty Sketches , Hary Savopoulos , Agelioforos, April 16, 2002
Ellie’s melting Ice Cream , Thessalokini, April 12, 2002
Dolls in the Snow , Henrie-Francois De Bailleux , Liberation, April 1, 2002
Myth Maker , Flavia Bigi , Soloarte, Jan. 1, 2002
Lydia Venieri , Kathimerini, Jan. 1, 2002
New York Stories , Nina maria Pashalidou/Caliope , Life & Style, June 1, 2001
With the Guarantee of the Imagination , Fotini Bloyianni , Panselinos, Aug. 1, 2000
Sketches and Words , Taki Maurotas , Marie Claire, May 1, 2000
Harpers Bazzar , George Carouzakis/Camilo Nollas, May 1, 2000
Beyond Being , Ego, April 1, 2000
Delphi , Elenor Heartney Hellas Sculpture, Dec. 1, 1999
Art with Trash , Michalis Petrides , Eleutherotypia, Nov. 9, 1998
Trash Art , Ozon, Oct. 1, 1998
The Athenians , Ana Mihalitsianou , L’Officiel, Oct. 1, 1998
Trash Art , Klick, Oct. 1, 1998
Trash Art , Ependtis, Sept. 19, 1998
Two Days in Gazi , Kathimerini, Sept. 18, 1998
Trash Art , Yanni Dimitriadi , Diphano, Sept. 1, 1998
Art with Trash , , Aug. 9, 1998
This Little World , Seventeen , Flora Camhi, Dec. 1, 1997
Two Strangers in the Moon , Eleutheros Typos, Sept. 25, 1997
Dictionary of the Greek Artist , 16th-20th Century , Melissa Editions, Jan. 1, 1997
Lydia Venieri: My Relation with the Computer is Platonic. Her Internet Work Since 1994 , Amaryssia, Nov. 25, 1996
CD_ROM or not CD-ROM , Aspasia Dimitriadi , Art Magazine, Jan. 1, 1996
The Sound of the Body , Maria Maragou , Eleutherotypia, Nov. 4, 1995
Anima Mundis/ Memory Installation , Athinorama, Nov. 1, 1995
Anima Mundis , Arti , Eleni Pyrioti, Oct. 1, 1995
Lydia Venieri’s show in Larisa , Eleutreria, April 25, 1995
Telluric Manifeto , Sania Papa , Inside, March 1, 1995
Time Environment & Humans , Angelo Polydoro , Amarysia, Feb. 6, 1995
Telluric Manifesto , Henrie-Francois De Bailleux , Liberation, Feb. 1, 1995
At the Planet of Art , Olivia Manzari , Votre Beautué, Feb. 1, 1995
Lydia Venieri by Nikos Stathoulis , Apogeumatini, Jan. 1, 1995
Telluric Manifesto , Nikos Dakalothanasis , Art Magazine, Jan. 1, 1995
The Telluric Manifesto , Marina Pisperi , Reumata, Dec. 1, 1994
With the Winds of Glory , Maria Hasapi , Amaryssia, Oct. 17, 1994
Art with Lava , Dimitra Rouboula , Ethnos, Oct. 7, 1994
Successfull Meeting of Creation in Delphi , Amanda Mihalopoulou , Kathimerini, Aug. 10, 1994
Sculptures Under the Shadow of Apollo , Maria Maragou , Eleutherotypia, Aug. 8, 1994
Person , Ta Nea, Aug. 1, 1994
The Meeting , Elenor Heartney , Arti, Jan. 1, 1994
Sculpture pierces the Universe , Thanasis Lalas , To Perodiko, Jan. 1, 1994
Sculputres in Delphi , LL , Eleutherotypia, Jan. 1, 1994
The Mythical World of Lydia Venieri , Tonia Bogdano/Tasos Paylidis , Madame Figaro, Jan. 1, 1994
Lydia Venieri , Nikos Dakalothanasis , Art Magazine, Jan. 1, 1994
The Art of Memory , Amanda Mihalakopoulou , Elle, Jan. 1, 1994
Internet Sculpture , Irini Mitropoulos , Adesmeutos, Jan. 1, 1994
The Poetic Universe of Lydia Venieri , Agape Tsahpinoglou/Antoine Rosés , Elle Decor, Jan. 1, 1992
Lydia’s Universe , Elite, Jan. 1, 1992
Lydia Venieri an Active Volcano , Dossi Iordanidou , Diva, Dec. 1, 1991
Lydia Venieri , Alex du Val , Max, Jan. 1, 1991
With Volcanic Lava , Nikos Stathoulis , Votre Beautué, Jan. 1, 1991
The Guts of Earth , Sania Papa , Art Magazine, Jan. 1, 1991
This little great world: Veneri in Thesalonica , Takis Maurotas , Pantheon, Dec. 17, 1990
Lydia Venieri , , Dec. 16, 1990
The Sistres of Time , George Yanopoulo/Athena Kyriakidou , SL, Dec. 1, 1990
Universal Harmony , La Mia Casa, Nov. 1, 1990
The Sistres of Time , Sania Papa , Sima, Jan. 1, 1990
Universal Harmonies at the New Mosque , Olga Bati , Gynaika, Jan. 1, 1990
Young creators , Anne Danberg , Art Press, Jan. 1, 1989
Lydia Venieri , Dora Rogan , Kathimerini, Dec. 11, 1988
L’Activite Culturelle , Canal Magazine, Jan. 1, 1986