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Annita A. the Artist

 

"As an artist, I am a dreamer, endowed with a creative and intricate psyche.

Art is my strength, enabling me to inspire and invigorate souls. In my unique realm,

I thrive, an explorer at heart, communicating through my creations. Solitude is my sanctuary during creation. Art and life are one. I voyage through unseen worlds, speaking in the silent language of creation.  My Art, my Muse. This is Me..." Annita A.

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Biography

Annita A. the Artist

 

Annita Apostolidou Platis is a Greek painter, who stands as a beacon of artistic innovation and cultural synthesis and she is renowned for her fearless interplay of vibrant hues and her exceptional skill in the alchemy of form transformation.

 

Athens, the city of her birth, remains her home and the sanctuary of her artistic creation. From her earliest memories, art was not merely an interest but the essence of her very being. Embarking on her formal artistic voyage at the tender age of eight, Annita undertook comprehensive studies encompassing the entire curriculum of the School of Fine Arts under the tutelage of Dimitris Kantopoulos, a revered academic painter. This foundational journey set the stage for her to emerge as a visionary artist, deeply rooted in the rich heritage of her homeland yet boldly pushing the boundaries of contemporary art.

 

Her creative journey defied conventional expectations, led her to explore beyond the expected realms of Business Administration to embrace her true calling in the arts. Her path guided her to the prestigious corridors of the Veloudakis Fashion School and the YWCA in Athens, and further to the Instituto Artistico dell'Abbigliamento Marangoni in Milan. This diverse educational background laid the foundation for her achievements in fashion, jewelry design, and interior design, culminating in an Advanced Diploma in Fashion, a Master Degree in Jewelry Design & Accessories, and advanced studies in Interior Design.

 

Annita Apostolidou Platis is a polymath of the arts, seamlessly blending her talents as a painter, fashion and jewelry designer, stylist, poet, and photographer. Fluent in English, Italian, French, and Greek, her art transcends linguistic boundaries, speaking a universal language of color, form, and emotion. Her work draws inspiration from a rich tapestry of artistic movements and historical epochs, from the flowing lines of Art Nouveau the geometric vibrancy of Art Deco and the elegance of Japanese painting and calligraphy to the profound depths of Surrealism and the nuanced expressions of ancient and modern poetry and photography.

 

The influences of iconic figures such as Erté, Alphonse Mucha, Gustav Klimt, Salvador Dali, and Katsushika Hokusai among others, are evident in her art, which is a dialogue between the past and the present, the traditional and the contemporary. The works of revered photographers such as Mario Testino, Signe Vilstrup, Annie Leibovitz, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton and of famous poets such as Pablo Neruda and Fernando Pessoa, resonate within her creations, infusing them with depth and a broad cultural perspective.

 

In 2016, Annita Apostolidou Platis rekindled her commitment to the world of art, bringing with her a unique perspective shaped by her extensive background in fashion. Her artworks are characterized by a dynamic interplay of colors and forms, where warm and cold hues merge to create surreal figures and landscapes. She employs acrylics for their vivid intensity, ink for its fluidity, and the impasto technique to add texture and dimension to her creations. Each collection is a journey into the artist's inner world, with paintings often paired with her own poetry, narrating distinct stories and inviting viewers into a realm of introspection and discovery.

Yet, her artistic quest did not pause there.

Venturing into the realm of mixed media digital collage, she embraced audacious experimentation, blending the time-honored with the avant-garde, intertwining traditional artistry with the cutting-edge of digital creation. This melding serves as a testament to her inventive spirit and her agile adaptation to the shifting sands of artistry in the technological era. Through this lens, Annita Apostolidou Platis continues to expand the narrative scope and visual lexicon of her work, underlining a commitment to evolution and a deep engagement with the infinite possibilities presented by the fusion of digital and tangible mediums.

 

Since launching her official website in 2018, Annita Apostolidou Platis has actively participated in art exhibitions, using the platform of Surrealism to freely express her inner thoughts and emotions. Her work is an invitation to journey through the mind, to explore hidden paths and uncover the messages woven into the fabric of her creations.

 

Annita Apostolidou Platis offers a portfolio of exceptional breadth and depth. Her artworks are not merely visual experiences but gateways to narratives rich with emotion, history, and imagination. They stand as testaments to her versatility and mastery across mediums, offering a unique opportunity to engage with the work of an artist who continues to push the boundaries of expression and form.

 

She is a former Haute Couture Designer of one of the greatest names of Greek Fashion, of Harris Hourmouzis (1994-2000)

 

She has collaborated with the Academic Artist Panagiotis Sotiriadis with frescoes, furniture processing and painting (1999-2000)

 

She was awarded praise by Kosmocar at the Volkswagen “Beetle Art” contest, for her artwork “Millennium” (1999)

 

She is a former owner of the company Annita Platis Collections, with collectible decoration items from Florence and Venice including her own works of art (2001-2006)

 

In parallel she managed some key projects as an Interior Décoratrice for well-known houses and professional spaces (2001-2006)

 

She is a former Wedding & Event Planner of her company All My Life (2007-2010).

 

She is being honored by the Accademia Italia In Arte Nel Mondo with the award "HERMES, il messaggero degli Dei" (2021)

 

She holds the Honorary Title of "Nuntius Artis" by the Accademia Italia In Arte Nel Mondo (2021)

 

She holds the title of the Honorary Associate Member and Support by the Accademia Italia In Arte Nel Mondo (2021)

 

She is being honored by the Accademia Italia In Arte Nel Mondo with the award "POSEIDONE, il Dio  dei Mari, Mitologia Greca" (2022)

 

She holds the Honorary Title of "Magister formarum et artium" by the Accademia Italia In Arte Nel Mondo (2022)

 

She holds the title of the Honorary Associate Member and Support by the Accademia Italia In Arte Nel Mondo (2022)

Ηonored by the Gallery Ring with the award of Merit reserved for
''NEMESIS'' artwork from "Words" Collection, that demonstrates strong artistic skills (2022)

 

Ηonored by the Gallery Ring as a Finalist with ''MOIRAI'' & '’SHADES'' Artworks from "Words" Collection (2022)

 

She is being honored by the “Fondazione Costanza” with the award "INTERNATIONAL CAREER AWARDS 2023 – TALENTS AND PROFESSIONALS" for her professionalism and originality through her artworks in the international field.

(2023)

She holds the title of the Ordinary Member for the Year 2023, of the Fondazione Costanza

(2023)

Honored by the National Olympic Academy of Greece (HOA) with the award of Merit reserved for her contribution to its work that promotes through amazing actions and events the philosophy, principles and values of Olympism.

(2023)

Honored by the Barbagelata Art Foundation with the Artistic Merit reserved for

three artworks "EQUILIBRIO", "SERENA", "ARMONIA" from "Links" Collection that had added depth, meaning, and a unique perspective to the important thematic exploration.

(2023)

 

Honored by the Barbagelata Art Foundation with the Artistic Merit reserved for

"FORESIGHT"  artwork from "Camouflage" Collection, that demonstrates strong artistic skills and creativity.

(2023)

Honored by the Gallery Ring for the artwork "Lady Hope" from "Links" Collection,

that was official selected for it's deep meaning.

(2023)

Honored by the Barbagelata Art Foundation with the Artistic Merit reserved for

the artwork "Glorious Silence" (The one who understands) from "Links" Collection that demonstrates talent, creativity and professionalism.

(2024)

Honored by the Barbagelata Art Foundation with the Artistic Merit reserved for

the artwork "The Gift" (The one who holds the Elixir) from "Links" Collection that added tremendous value to the event.

(2024)

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