bio

Stratis Tavlaridis (b.Thessaloniki 1990) is a visual artist who constructs perforated installations out of paper. His works are inspired by everyday life and with his eye for geometric patterns and flowing designs, he transforms ordinary items into ethereal manifestations of themselves.

Stratis was born in 1990 in Thessaloniki and graduated from School of Visual and Applied Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. 

 

Today he lives and works in Athens, Greece.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017   "Aptes opes“ Double Solo Exhibition with Virginia Mastrogiannaki, Lola Nikolaou gallery, Thessaloniki.

2016   "Just / art“ Project, Kassandrinos Law office, Athens.

2014   "Perforated weavingsnof cohabitation", Booze Cooperativa, Athens.

2013   "Tomb - womb", Alaja Imaret  archaeological site, Thessaloniki.

2008   "Summer selections" Vlassis Art gallery, Thessaloniki.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020  "Rooms 2020", Kappatos Gallery, Athens

2019  "Paper to Cut", Ochra Blue, Limnos

2018  "Text me paper fashion", ATOPOS CVC, Helenic Centre, London.

          "Don’t judge a cover by its artist", Metamatic the art foundation, Athens.

2017  "Devotion", Hestia Art Residency & Exhibitions Bureau, Belgrade.

"And the Work of Our Hands",The ArtWall / Fresh Hotel ,Athens.

"See if you can fit it on the paper" Ufap Gallery, Athens.

2016  "Homage to Nikos Alexiou", CAN gallery, Athens.

"Mind the gap", Action Field Kodra, Thessaloniki.

"Box art" at Lola Nikolaou gallery, Thessaloniki.

2015  "Walking the live VI " Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne.

2014  "1 ... + 3" at Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki.

"Denim Art Campaign" H&M, Athens.

"Thessaloniki of the Painters - Thessaloniki of the Poets",   Zappeion School, Istanbul.

"Graduation show" AUTH Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art MMCA, Thessaloniki.

"uP" at the venue, Metamatic the art foundation, Thessaloniki.

"uP" at the venue, Metamatic the art foundation, Athens .

2013   "Out of Paper", TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki.

           "A Walk on the Moon", Casa Bianca, Municipal Art Gallery, Thessaloniki.

2012   "Fine", TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki.

 "Inspire" Visual Arts Festival for Young Artists at Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art MMCA, Thessaloniki.

 ANAKATA IV "Present Art" at the former camp Pavlou Mela, Thessaloniki.

2011   ANAKATA III "Present Art" at the former camp Pavlou Mela, Thessaloniki.

 "In Art", Zina Athanassiadou gallery, Thessaloniki.

2010   HULDA FESTIVALArtscist exhibition. Group exhibition of the award winners, Istanbul.

HONORS | AWARDS

2012  Third Award at the Festival of Fine and Applied Arts "GO TOWARD" ARSIS Social Support of Youth, Alexandroupolis 

Participation in the VisualArtscontest Peristeras Monastery and the University of Ioannina in the showroom of Kale, Ioannina

2010   4th place in the pan-European competition of HULDA FESTIVAL, Istanbul, Turkey

2007   Award in the global student competition 13th International Art Exhibition (My Environment) at Hyvinkaa, Finland

2005   Award in the nationwide student competitionDEDALOS, Thessaloniki 

Award in the nationwide student competitionDEDALOS, Patras

ART FAIR

2015  "London Art Fair" Modern British and Contemporary Art, Tint Gallery, London.

2014 "Art Athina" International Contemporary Art Fair, Tint Gallery, Athina.

BIENNALE 

2011  "Symbiosis?" 15th Biennale de la Mediterranée, warehouse 15 at the port, Thessaloniki.

          "Symbiosis?" 15th Biennale de la Mediterranée, Hotel Ariston,Thessaloniki.