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Olympios Lefteris

Date of birth: 01-01-1953
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1953 Limassol, Cyprus

1973-1976 Graphic Arts at Doxiades School, Athens
1978-1984 Painting, Iconography, Fresco and Mosaic at the School of Fine Arts, Athens
1984-1986 Painting and sculpture at the Free Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague
During the summer of 1985 he visited the IJmuider Kring, an artists' community in IJmuiden, a village close to Amsterdam. His contact with this group and especially the painter Lei Moulin was crucial for the development of his work.
In 1997 he participated and represented Cyprus in the 47th Venice Biennale with the series of work 'Filoxenia'.
Olympios's investigation moves around aspects of Cypriot civilization as they evolved through the Byzantine tradition and the Mediterranean landscape. He exhibits regularly in Cyprus, Greece and The Netherlands, and his work is included in major private and public collections.

Lefteris Olympios lives and works in Amsterdam.

2011: The Location of Culture Group exhibition The Hague
2011: Traveling Solo Exhibition, Josine Bokhoven Gallery, Amsterdam
2010: Cyprus, the art at this time, Group Exhibition, Espace Commine, Paris
2010: 50 Years of Artistic Creation, Group exhibition, Famagusta Gate, Nicosia
2009: Renunciation and Promise, Group Exhibition, Cathedral, Utrecht
2009 Small Touches, Group exhibition, Side Streets, Nicosia,
2007: Sections 3, Solo Exhibition, Gallery Morfi Limassol
2005: Accidental Meetings, Group Exhibition, City Art Centre, Nicosia
2000: Highlights, 2nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Mylos Gallery, Thessaloniki
1998: Revelation, Group exhibition, Stichting Kunst Manifestatie Delden
Oude Blasiuskerk, Delden
1997: 9th Triennale India, New Delhi
1997: A century of artistic creation, group exhibition, Thessaloniki Cultural Capital of Europe Thessaloniki,
1997: Hospitality, 47th Venice Biennale, Venice, Solo Exhibition, Josine Bokhoven Gallery, Amsterdam, 1997 Gloria Gallery, Nicosia, 1998
1995: Shells, Solo Exhibition, Josine Bokhoven Gallery, Amsterdam, Gloria Gallery, Nicosia, 1996