Emi Avora

© Emi Avora, 2015

Born, Athens 1979
Lives and works in London, UK
2002 MA Fine Art, Royal Academy Schools, London, UK
1999 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University, UK

2015 Art in a Bookshell, curated by Emi Avora, Milton Gallery, London, UK
2013 Believing (in) objects, curated by Emi Avora and Sabina Mueller, House Projects, London, UK
2013 Make me a door right here, curated by Emi Avora and Veronika Rettich, House project 1, London, UK
2012 Hello and Goodbye, curated by Emi Avora and Hannah Hewetson, Cremer st studios, London, UK
2008 Wonder island, curated by Emi Avora and Patrick Michalopoulos, Swartz Gallery, London, UK

SOLO / GROUP SHOWS (Selection)
2015 Hellenic Cruise, New Court Gallery, Repton School, UK (upcoming) (SOLO)
2015 Dis/placed, curated by Counterpoint Arts, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK (upcoming)
2015 ChemCraft, curated by CM projects, London, UK (upcoming)
2014 Death and Dying, curated by David Lillington, MAG3, Vienna, Austria
2014 Out of our Heads, curated by James Putnam and Vassiliki Tzanakou, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK
2013 Grand Finale, Common View, National Theatre of Greece, Athens, Greece (SOLO)
2012 SV12, Studio Voltaire, curated by Mike Nelson and Jenny Lomax London, UK
2012 Vis Loci, The Griffin Gallery, curated by Liane Lang and George Major, London, UK
2012Journeys through the light, Hungate Contemporary, Norwich, UK
2011 Mir (The World of Faberge), Royal Academy, London
2011 The Lonely Palace, Corfu Municipal Gallery, Corfu, Greece (SOLO)
2011 The Splendid Years, The Apartment, Athens (SOLO)
2010 Dictionary of Ornaments, South Square Arts Centre, Bradford, UK (SOLO)
2009 The Tiger in the Theater (From Baroque to Superama), The Apartment, Athens (SOLO)
2009 Story Weaver, Galerie Trubenbach, Cologne, Germany (SOLO)
2009 Paint-id, curated by Sotirios Bahtsetzis, Macedonian Museum of Art, Thessaloniki; toured to Alex Mylonas Museum, Athens, Greece (cat.)
2009 Summer Show, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia, Spain
2008 In Present Tense, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (cat.)
2007 Against Nature (with Julia Kunin), Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY (SOLO)
2007 Decadence, Decay and the Demimonde, curated by Ben Austin, Home House, London, UK (cat.)
2007 Salon Connexions, Contemporary Art Projects, London, UK
2006 Defining the Contemporary, The Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (cat.)
2006 In the Ruins, Contemporary Art Projects, London, UK (SOLO)
2006 On the Verge, Amy Jo Spitalier, London, UK (SOLO)
2005 Art Futures, Bloomberg Space, London, UK (cat.)
2005 The Wonderful Fund Collection, Le Musée de Marrakech, Morocco;
2005 The Wonderful Fund Collection, Palant House Gallery, London, UK (cat.)
2005 London Now: Are You in Love Yet, St. Petersburg Arts Center, Florida, USA
2005 Acid Drops and Sugar Candy, Transition Gallery, London, UK
2005 Introductions, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, USA
2004 Short Stories About Glamour, Hiscox Art Projects, London, UK (cat.)
2004 Summer Pursuits, STORE Gallery, London, UK
2004 East End Academy, The Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
2004 Art Futures, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
2004 Faith, Transition Gallery, London, UK; CAS, Osaka, Japan
2004 Draft, Nairs Culture Centre, Scuol, Switzerland
2004 Then 6… Developments, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, UK
2003 Oriel Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Wales (cat.)
2003 The Last Day I spent on Earth, Glasgow Project Room, Scotland
2003 Put Out More Flags, curated by Christabel Stewart, Sutton Lane, London, UK

Ernst & Young Collection, UK
Marsh Collection, UK
The Wonderful Fund Collection, UK
Hiscox Collection, UK
The Slade Collection, UK

Future Now, 100 Contemporary Artists from the Aesthetica Art Prize, 2015
Shortlisted for 100 Painters of Tomorrow, Thames and Hudson, 2014
Paint-id, Macedonian Museum of Art, 2009. Exhibition Catalogue
In Present Tense, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, 2008. Exhibition Catalogue
Decadence, Decay and the Demimonde, London, 2007. Exhibition Catalogue
Defining The Contemporary: The Whitechapel Gallery in association with Sotheby’s 2006.
Celeste Art Prize 2006. Exhibition Catalogue
Draft Book: Nairs Foundation, 2006. Exhibition Catalogue
Art’s Modern London Bridges, London 2005. Exhibition Catalogue
The Wonderful Fund Collection Catalogue, London, 2005. Publication
Short stories About Glamour, London, 2004. Exhibition Catalogue
Tower Place Collection Catalogue: A Selection of Art at Tower Place, London, 2003, Exhibition Catalogue.
Mostyn Open 2003, Oriel Mostyn, Wales 2003. Exhibition Catalogue
Initinere, Italy, 2003. Exhibition Catalogue
Arty Magazine, London, 2003. Artist Book
DLA Art Award Catalogue, London, 2002. Exhibition Catalogue
6 Rooms, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, 2002. Exhibition Catalogue