Maria Loizidou


Biografische Notiz
1958, Geboren in Limassol, Cyprus
1976 – 1981 Studium plastic arts at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon,France
Lives and works in Nicosia
Seit 2006  member of the association AA+U For Architecture, Art and Urbanism


Ausstellungen in der Galerie Schageshof
Juni 1992
September 1995
Dezember 2006
Oktober 2012

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl)

2011 The pattern of 4+1 asphyxiascapes, Gallery AD, Athens, Greece
2011 Privileged Access, Gallery Kalfayan, Thessalonika, Greece  
2009 Cartographies, AD Gallery, Athens GR
2008 Living small, Benaki Museum, Athens GR 2007 Self Other, Argo Gallery, Nicosia CY
2006 Genin, Performance, Attis Theatre, Athens GR
2003 AD Gallery, Athens GR / Dark Rooms,
         Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion GR
2002 The Wreck of Serenity, Fortezza Castle,
         Rethymnon Centre for Contemporary Art, Rethymnon,
         Crete  GR
2001 Let’s get lost, Diatopos Gallery, Nicosia CY
2000 Trauma, Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia CY
1997 In the Gardens of the Anastassios G. Leventis Foundation,
         Leventis Foundation, Nicosia CY
1995 Drawings, Gallery Schageshof, Willich DE /
         For an Imaginary Square, Argo Gallery, Nicosia CY
1994 House of Cyprus, Athens GR/ AD Gallery, Athens GR
1993 Argo Gallery, Nicosia CY
1992 Gallery Schageshof, Willich DE / Leventis Municipal Museum,
         Nicosia CY
1991 Desmos Gallery, Athens GR
1990 Odos Athinon Gallery, Limassol CY
1989 Morphi Gallery, Limassol CY / Chrysaliniotissa, Nicosia CY
1987 Diaspro Gallery, Nicosia CY
1986 Galerie Conflluence, Paris FR / French Cultural Centre,
         Nicosia CY
1985 Caisse d’ Epargne, Paris FR
1984 Famagusta Gate, Nicosia CY / Cité des Arts, Paris FR

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl)

2012 Art Taipei, Kalfayan galleries, Taipei TH | Artissima,
         Kalfayan galleries,Torino IT | Uban-A-Where project,
         Kastelliotissa, Nicosia CY | Archipel, Galery Maria Land,
         Paris FR | GPS/memoscapes, Mapping Cyprus, Contemporary
         views, Bozar: Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels BE
         | GPS/memoscapes, In Crisis: Terra Mediterranea, NiMAC:
        Municipal Art Centre, Nicosia CY | How to make a garden,
        Phytotio - Visual Art Association, Nicosia CY | Blanche est la
, Hommage a Thomas Gleb, Passage de Retz, Paris FR   
        | Sacré blanc, Musée Jean-Lurçat et de la tapisserie
        contemporaine, Angers FR
2011 Drawing Stories, Contemporary Art centre Ileana Tounta,
         Athens, Greece  
2010 Drawing Stories, Gallery 50-1, Limassol, Cyprus  
2010 Digitalis, Cairo Biennale, Cairo EG / Iles Jamais trouvées,
         Musée de l’Art Moderne,
         Saint  Etienne FR/ Islands Never Found, Nation Museum of
         Contemporary Art,
         Thessalonica GR / Cabinets of Miracles, Zone D-Zoumboulakis
         Galleries, Athens GR /
         Blank Paper Hysterias, K-art Gallery, Athens GR Métissage,
         L’art contemporain en   textile,
         Musée d’Art et d’histoire, Rochefort FR / Islands Never Found,
         Palazzo Ducal, Geneva IT
2009 2nd Thessalonica Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessalonica
         GR / Biennale
         Internationale de la Céramique, Châteauroux FR / Portraits de
         Histoire de Pieds, Sungkok Museum, Seoul PRC
2006 Porus Borders, 10th international architectural exhibition
         “La Biennale di Venezia”, Venice
         IT / Femmes d’Europe, Saint Tropez FR / Mémoires Visuelles,
         Apollonia, Strasbourg FR
2005 Leaps of Faith, Nicosia CY / Plus Jamais Seuls – L’autre
         ville #2, La BF15, Lyon FR /
         Accidental Meetings, Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre,
         Nicosia CY / Going Public ’05 –
         Communities and Territories, Larissa Contemporary Art Centre,
         Larissa GR / Art Stars,
         Abbaye de Neumünster, LU / L’autre Ville, Musée des Beaux
        Arts de Lyon, La BF15
         Gallery, Lyon FR / Visions, A Contemporary Art Show,
         Kappatos Gallery,
         Athens Imperial Hotel, Athens & Macedonia Palace Hotel,
        Thessalonica GR
2004 Paradigmata, Greek Pavillion, 9th international architectural
         La Biennale di Venezia, Venice IT / The New Ten,
         Kunstlerhaus Museum,
         Vienna AT & Museum Kuppersmuhle, Duisburg DE / Art
         Athina 04, AD Gallery, Athens GR
         The Suffering Body, Rethymnon Centre for Contemporary Art,
         Rethymnon, Crete GR
         Athens by Art, Municipality of Athens & AICA Hellas, various
         locations, Athens GR
         Projecting the Other, Archimedes Staffolini Gallery,
         Nicosia CY 
2003 Art Athina 03, AD Gallery, Athens GR  
2002 People, faces, form, Rethymnon Centre for Contemporary Art,
         Rethymnon, Crete GR
2001 Estate of Epi and Manos Pavlides, Paiania, Athens GR /
         Purple Earth, Sifnos GR
         Mythologies of the book, Frankfurt DE  
1999 P+P=D, New (Greek) Art from the 1970s and 1980s, From the 
         Activities of the Desmos Gallery (1971-1993),
         DESTE Foundation, Athens GR  
1998 Mediterranea, Church of St. Catherine, Brussels BE  
1996 Pro Patria, House of Cyprus, Athens GR / The guardian of our
         souls, <  Minos Beach Hotel, Agios Nikolaos, Crete GR  
1995 Ephemera, House of Cyprus, Athens GR & Macedonian
         Museum of Contemporary Art,
         Thessaloniki GR / Art Athina 95, Desmos Gallery, Athens GR  
1994 Cyprus 1960-1994, Contemporary Quests: Re-Genesis, Art
         Athina 94, Athens GR / Art Athina 94, Desmos Gallery,
         Athens GR / Techne & Métis, Famagusta Gate, Nicosia CY
1993 Modern Greek Artists: Clay and Plastic Creation, European
         Cultural Center of Delphi, Delphi GR (1993), Pierides
         Foundation, Athens GR (1994), Municipal Arts Centre,
         Nicosia CY (1994)  
1991 Itineraires, Marpa, Lyon FR

Open-Air Installations / Public or Private Commissions

2007 “L’apparition des anges”, Fatima Lisbon  
2002 “AlphaFos”, Alpha Bank, Nicosia CY  
2000 “Landscape of the other”, Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation,
          Nicosia CY  
1999 Acrobatics of vessels, Alexandros Tombazis’ Architectural
         Office, Athens GR /
         Like a tree, Public Works Building, in association with architect
         Socrates Tratis, Nicosia CY  1998 “Flight”, I&A Philippou
         Architects’ Office, Nicosia CY  
1997 With hands raised high, Garden of the
         Anastassios G. Leventis Foundation, Nicosia CY  
1996 Birds on tall feet, Institute of Neurology and Genetics,
         Nicosia CY, The guardian of our soul”, Minos Beach Hotel,
         Agios Nikolaos Crete GR  
1993 To Koinon ton Kyprion, Bank of Cyprus Head Offices,
          Nicosia CY  
1991 Plangona, Stathmos Children Museum, Naflpio GR (1990)
         Parc des Enfants, Futuroscope, Poitiers FR (1991)  
1984 “Labyrinth”, Sculpture park, Nicosia CY
1982 “The Myth of Sisyphus”, Municipal Library, Bron FR



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