Bio

Alina Matsa

VISUAL ARTIST

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Alina Matsa was born in Athens. She studied Fine and Applied Arts in the University Of The Arts in Philadelphia -USA and Interior Design in the Inchbald School of Design, in London.

Since 1990, she established a workshop, undertaking creative art projects, fine art paintings, portraits, large scale murals and frescoes,as well as special paint effects on walls and furniture. She has presented several solo shows and has participated in many group exhibitions.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 1991 IONI Art Hall Athens: 'Watercolors'

  • 1994 SELINI Art Hall Athens

  • 2001 Christina Karella Gallery Athens - 'Seas'

  • 2003 & 2007 SKOUFA 4 Art Hall Athens

  • 2007 HILTON Art Gallery Frankfurt/Germany

  • 2008 ATRION Art Hall - 'The fairy tale begins' - Salonika/Greece

  • 2010 ATHINAIS Cultural Center -Athens: 'Colour & Metal'

  • 2011 Stavraka Residence -Chora Patmos : 'Colour & Clay'

  • 2012 'ZEUS' Art Gallery: 'Oasis' (Mykonos)

  • 2014 'La Petite Galerie' : 'Dreamland' (Paris-France)

  • 2014 Grand-Palais : 'Les artistes Francais' (Paris)

  • 2018 Nisia Hotel: (Spetses Island-Greece)

  • 2019 Art Hall G& E Vati : (Syros Island-Greece) Curator: Dora Rogan

  • 2020 ID Concept :(Athens) Curator: Maria Xanthakou

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • 2006 Athenian Home for the elderly, Lampsas Building: Large scale mural

  • Athens Cow Parade

  • 2007 Mikis Theodorakis in Herodio Theatre (concert for the fire victims). Athens

  • 2008 Olympic Airways - Calendar

  • Hearts in Athens

  • 2008 Royal Palace of the Arts,The Vanity Show, Bucharest/Rumania

  • 2010 Skoufa 4 Art Hall : Artists's Exhibition for Human rights

  • 2011 Coca-Cola Special Olympics Auction

  • 2014 Grand Palais Paris- Contemporary Artists

  • 2015 “Oak Reading” Wine Festval (Zapeio Megaro-Athens)

  • 2018 Fetal Medicine Center (King’s College London) Mural

  • 2022 “Merimna” Institution – Art exhibition (Fougaro-Kifisia)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 1993 SELINI Gallery (Athens)

  • 2002 Michalarias Art Center, Contemporary artists (Athens)

  • 2003 X.Karella Gallery (Athens)

  • 2004 X.Karella Gallery (Athens)

  • 2006 St.Nicholas Bay Gallery -Greek Myths (Crete)

  • 2007 ATRION Gallery (Salonika)

  • 2007 Moscow Music Hall- 16 Contemporary Greek Artists (Moscow)

  • 2007 Realia Mundi Kidonieos Institute (Andros), Curator A Schina

  • 2008 Benaki Museum: 'Birth land' (Athens) Curator: Iris Criticou

  • 2008 Kosmas and St. Damien Monastery: 'Dionisios Solomos' (Venice- Italy).Curator: Iris Criticou

  • 2008 Moshandreou Institution- (Messolongi-Greece): 'Dionisios Solomos'

  • 2008 Hellenic House –Beijing China: 'Experiencing Greece: Travels through an enchanted landscape' Curator: Iris Criticou

  • 2008 Kosmas and St. Damien Monastery: 'Dionisios Solomos' (Venice- Italy).Curator: Iris Criticou

  • 2008 Cultural Institution of Aegina & Cultural Institution 'Melina'- (Athens): 'Aegina by Artists'

  • 2008 Bonikos Gallery-Athens: 'Differences'

  • 2008 Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 'Greek colours abroad'

  • 2008 Contemporary Art Museum (MOCA) Shanghai & Technopolis Athens: 'Material Links'

  • 2008 BONHAM’S (London): '4 Seasons'

  • 2009 SOTHEBY’S (London): Curator: Mariza Fassianou

  • 2009 Bellonia Institution (Santorini)

  • 2009 Hellenic Museaum (Melbourne): '3 Generations of artists' Curator: Haris Kambouridis

  • 2010 (Chalki -Turkey) Curator: I Kritikou

  • 2011 Cultural Institution 'Melina' (Athens)

  • 2013 : Archeological Museum (Athens)

  • 2015 Skoufa 4 Gallery : (Athens-Greece)

  • 2016 Art Athina (Skoufa Gallery-Athens)

  • 2016 Ianos Gallery: 'Animalia (Athens)'

  • 2016 Cultural Center : (Aegina-Greece)

  • 2017 Genadios Library : 'During my young age' Curator: I Kritikou

  • 2021 : Merimna Institution : Curator: I Kritikou