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Exhibitions
Participations

Annita Apostolidou Platis

2024 June

The Spring International Art Exhibition
Barbagelata Contemporary Art Foundation

  • Role: Curator/Contributor and Artist

  • Dates: 10 June – 30 June, 2024

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain

  • Artwork: "The Gift, The One Who Holds The Elixir" from the “Links” collection

  • Details as Curator: Responsible for conceptualizing the exhibition's theme, framing the project through an extensive essay that guided the audience's experience.

  • Details as Artist: Featured the artwork "The Gift, The One Who Holds The Elixir." This painting delves into the symbolism of the Cherry Blossom, embodying life's fleeting beauty and impermanence. It invites reflection on transient yet impactful moments, deeply rooted in Japanese cultural traditions.

 

Learn more about "The Gift, The One Who Holds The Elixir"

 

 

2024 March

Flowers International Exhibition 2024
Barbagelata Contemporary Art Foundation

  • Role: Artist

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain

  • Artwork: "Glorious Silence" from the "Links" Collection

  • About the Artwork: "Glorious Silence" is an ode to Greek mythology, exploring profound themes of love, loss, transformation, and eternal understanding. It invites viewers to delve into mythological narratives and their contemporary relevance.
     

Learn more about "Glorious Silence"

2024 February

VAA Artist of the Year Award
Visual Artists Association

  • Role: Artist

  • Location: London, United Kingdom

  • Artworks: Three artworks from the "Words" Collection

    • Shades: Explores the spectrum of personal characteristics, revealing both bold and subdued qualities that can empower and add vibrancy to our lives.

    • Light: Inspired by Hemera from Greek mythology, symbolizing that light persists even in darkness, emphasizing positivity in challenging times.

    • Chronos: Reflects on the concept of time as a construct, encouraging a deeper understanding and adaptation to our surroundings.

 

Learn more about "Shades", "Light" and "Chronos"

 

 

2024 February

Artist International VIII (8)
Camelback Gallery

  • Format: International Juried - Virtual Competition with Award Exhibition

  • Role: Artist

  • Location: Arizona, United States

  • Artwork: "SHADES (ΣΚΙΕΣ)" from the "Words" Collection

  • About the Artwork: "Shades" examines our inner selves, showing how traits can be both visible and hidden. It encourages recognition and embrace of these aspects, suggesting their potential to empower and color our lives.
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Learn more about "Shades"

 

2023 December

Animals International Exhibition 2023
Barbagelata Contemporary Art Foundation

  • Date: 24th of December, 2023

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain

  • Role: Artist

  • Artwork: "Celestial Aura" from "My Soul Kingdom" Collection

  • About the Artwork: "Celestial Aura" uses the peacock, a symbol of grace and dignity akin to royalty, to explore themes of limitless potential and dreams. This majestic bird, depicted with the elegance of a ballet dancer and the allure of the exotic, invites viewers to envision a life without boundaries.
     

Learn more about "Celestial Aura"

2023 December

The Holiday Advent Show Dec 2023
Gallery Ring

  • Format: Virtual Art Gallery - International Event

  • Location: Ontario, Canada

  • Role: Artist

  • Artwork: "Lady Hope" from the "Fairytales and Paintings" collection

  • About the Artwork: "Lady Hope" embodies the spirit of Christmas, focusing on universal hopes for health, peace, love, and prosperity. This piece encourages viewers to dream of a festive season filled with magical moments and global well-being.
     

Learn more about "Lady Hope"

 

 

2023 October

Portraits International Exhibition 2023
Barbagelata Contemporary Art Foundation

  • Dates: 15th - 30th of October, 2023

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain

  • Role: Artist

  • Artwork: “Hunter” from the "Camouflage" Collection

  • About the Artwork: “Hunter” integrates Native American symbols to reflect a union between earthly and spiritual realms, depicting a warrior that embodies balance, skill, and foresight.
     

Learn more about “Hunter”

 

 

 

2023 September

War and Peace International Exhibition 2023
Barbagelata Contemporary Art Foundation

  • Dates: 15th - 30th of September, 2023

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain

  • Role: Artist

  • Artworks: “Equilibrio” "Serena" and “Armonia” from the "Links" Collection

  • About the Artworks:

    • Equilibrio: Emphasizes the crucial role of balance in achieving a fulfilled life.

    • Serena: Draws from Greek mythology to portray the elegance and grace of a mythical nymph.

    • Armonia: Explores themes of harmony in Greek and Roman mythology, focusing on marital and wartime concord.
       

Learn more about “Equilibrio” "Serena" and “Armonia”

 

 

2023 January

Art Week 2023
Time of Art Gallery

  • Dates: 9th - 14th of January, 2023

  • Location: Kifissia, Athens, Greece

  • Role: Artist

  • Artworks: “Light” and “Now” and "Nemesis" from the "Words" Collection

  • About the Artworks:

    • Light: Invokes Hemera, the Greek goddess of daylight, to illustrate the persistence of light amid darkness, encouraging positivity during challenging times.

    • Now: Reflects on the influence of moments that shape our future, inspired by the Horae and the symbolic scarab of Ancient Egypt, emphasizing the importance of wise choices in pivotal times.

    • Nemesis: Based on the Greek concept of justice, this artwork urges awareness and humility, reminding us to appreciate and respect life's balance.
       

Learn more about “Light” and “Now” and "Nemesis"

 

2022 December

International Exhibition of Contemporary Art Inspiration
Time of Art Gallery

  • Dates: 14th - 18th December, 2022

  • Opening Event: Wednesday, 14th of December, 19:00 - 22:00

  • Location: Kifissia, Athens, Greece

  • Role: Artist

  • Artworks: “Light” and “Now” from the "Words" Collection

    • Light: Highlights the enduring presence of light amidst darkness, encouraging a focus on positive aspects during challenging times.

    • Now: Considers the power of moments that shape our future, emphasizing the irreversible nature of time and the importance of making wise decisions.
       

Learn more about “Light” and “Now”

 

2022 December

Abstract Dec 2022
Gallery Ring

  • Format: Virtual Art Gallery

  • Location: Ontario, Canada

  • Role: Artist

  • Artworks: “Moirai” and “Shades” from the "Words" Collection

    • Moirai: Delves into the concept of fate as determined by ancient deities, reflecting on destiny’s immutable course for every being.

    • Shades: Explores the dynamic interplay between visible and hidden personal traits, emphasizing their potential to empower and transform.
       

Learn more about “Moirai” and “Shades”

 

 

2022 February

Artist Choice VIII International Juried Visual Arts Exhibition
Camelback Gallery

  • Format: International Virtual Art Gallery

  • Location: Arizona, United States

  • Role: Artist

  • Artworks: “Hunter”, “Hide”, and “Seek” from the "Camouflage" collection

    • Hunter: Inspired by Native American symbols, this piece portrays the spiritual connection and balance between earthly and spiritual realms.

    • Hide and Seek: These artworks explore the themes of revelation and hidden spiritual messages, symbolizing sacred messengers.
       

Learn more about “Hunter”, “Hide”, and “Seek”

 

 

2022 February

Artists of the Month Feb 2022
Gallery Ring

  • Format: Virtual Art Gallery

  • Location: Ontario, Canada

  • Role: Artist

  • Artworks: “Anticipation” and “Serenity” from the "Camouflage" collection

    • Anticipation: Draws from African tribal culture, representing new beginnings and the vibrant energy of life’s renewal.

    • Serenity: Inspired by the profound symbolism of colors in Indian culture, this artwork advocates for inner peace and the transformative power of faith and contemplation.
       

Learn more about “Anticipation” and “Serenity”

 

2021 November

Luxembourg Art Prize 2021
Format:
Virtual Contest
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Role: Artist
Artworks: “Anticipation”, “Serenity”, and “Foresight” from the "Camouflage" collection

  • Anticipation: Inspired by African tribal culture, embodying the spirit of new beginnings and rejuvenation, focusing on spiritual energy.

  • Serenity: Draws from the rich symbolism of Indian colors, reflecting on faith and the profound impact of meditative silence on life.

  • Foresight: Influenced by Asian culture and myths, exploring the divine aspects of foresight and strength, encouraging viewers to perceive beyond the visible.
     

Learn more about “Anticipation”, “Serenity”, and “Foresight”

2021 October

Into the Wild 2021 | Annual Online Juried Visual Arts Competition
Host:
Camelback Gallery
Format: International Virtual Art Gallery
Location: Arizona, United States
Role: Artist
Artworks: “Goals and Dreams”, “Grace”, and “The Noble Messenger” from the “My Soul Kingdom” collection

  • Goals and Dreams: Depicts the elephant as a symbol of strength and the ability to overcome obstacles.

  • Grace: The deer represents regeneration and vitality, linked to the goddess Artemis.

  • The Noble Messenger: The fox, known for its cunning and agility, encourages creative and strategic thinking.
     

Learn more about “Goals and Dreams”, “Grace”, and “The Noble Messenger”

 

 

 

2021 September

The Hopper Prize Spring 2021
Format:
Artist Grant Program
Location: United States
Role: Artist
Artworks: “Beyond”, “Dominant”, and “Grace” from the “My Soul Kingdom” collection

  • Beyond: The owl, as the ruler of the night, symbolizes wisdom and the guardianship of secrets.

  • Dominant: The lion represents personal strength and vigilance against threats.

  • Grace: Reiterates the deer's themes of grace and life regeneration.
     

Learn more about “Beyond”, “Dominant”, and “Grace”

 

 

 

 

2021 June

Premio Dante Alighieri | Premio D'Arte Internazionale
Event:
Festival Cultura Identità
Location: Firenze, Italy
Role: Artist
Artwork: "Beyond" from the "My Soul Kingdom" Collection

  • About the Artwork: Explores the mystical presence of the owl, a symbol of wisdom, mystery, and protection.
     

Learn more about "Beyond"

 

 

2021 May

Boynes Emerging Artist Award, 4th Edition
Location:
Melbourne, Australia
Role: Artist
Artworks: “Anticipation”, “Serenity”, “Foresight”, “Dubbio”, and “Transcendence” from the "Camouflage" collection

  • Anticipation, Serenity, Foresight: Reflect themes of new beginnings, deep cultural symbolism, and visionary strength.

  • Dubbio: Investigates the complexities of doubt and its potential dangers.

  • Transcendence: Symbolizes personal growth and resilience through the imagery of black diamonds and magnolia flowers.
     

Learn more about “Anticipation”, “Serenity”, “Foresight”, “Dubbio”

 

 

 

2021 March

SeeMe Competition ‘Art Takes 2021’ Open Call
Locations:
Ki Smith Gallery, Gamerjibe
Location: New York City
Role: Artist
Artworks: “Anticipation” and “Foresight” from the "Camouflage" collection

  • Anticipation and Foresight: Focus on themes of renewal and profound understanding of our environment through spiritual and cultural insights.
     

Learn more about “Anticipation” and “Foresight”

2021 January

ARTBOX.PROJECT World 1.0
Gallery:
ARTBOX.GALLERY and ARTSY
Format: Virtual Galleries
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Role: Artist
Artwork: "Eye of the Future" from the “Eternal Lover” collection

  • About the Artwork: Includes a poem that contemplates the blurred lines between present and future, urging active engagement with reality to discern the true essence of our experiences and relationships.
     

Learn more about "Eye of the Future"

2020 December

Art Number 23 Virtual Gallery - Virtual Solo Exhibition Contest

  • Locations: Athens – London

  • Role: Artist

  • Artworks: “Beyond”, “Goals and Dreams”, “Grace”, “The Noble Messenger” from the “My Soul Kingdom” collection

    • Beyond: Explores themes of wisdom and the mystical, with the owl symbolizing deep knowledge and protection.

    • Goals and Dreams: Features the elephant as a metaphor for overcoming challenges and embodying strength.

    • Grace: Highlights the deer's regenerative qualities and its connection to vitality and mythological elements.

    • The Noble Messenger: Focuses on the fox’s traits of cleverness and strategic thinking, suitable for navigating complex situations.
       

Learn more about “Beyond”, “Goals and Dreams”, “Grace”, “The Noble Messenger”

Luxembourg Art Prize 2020

  • Format: Virtual Contest

  • Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg

  • Role: Artist

  • Artwork: "The Princess and the Red Goldfish" from the “Eternal Lover” collection

    • About the Artwork: "The Princess and the Red Goldfish" delves into themes of perception, reality, and transformation through a fairy tale narrative. This artwork depicts a journey of self-discovery and rebirth, symbolizing resilience and renewal through a metaphorical passage from darkness to enlightenment.
       

Learn more about "The Princess and the Red Goldfish"

2020 November

Art Number 23 Virtual Gallery - Open Art Contest

  • Location: Athens, Greece

  • Role: Artist

  • Artwork: “Mystic Guidance” from the “My Soul Kingdom” collection

    • About the Artwork: "Mystic Guidance" centers on the cat as a symbol of the guardian of the Otherworld. This piece explores the dualities of existence—light and dark, action and rest—highlighting the cat’s role as a secretive and wise keeper of deep knowledge, observing the world with insightful detachment.
       

Learn more about “Mystic Guidance”

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