Available Works

Biography

Emi Avora (b.1979, Greece) is a London-trained and Singapore based artist. She has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad. Solo projects include the National Theater of Greece Athens, South Square Arts Center, The Apartment Gallery, Athens, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York and Gallery Truebenbach and Cologne. She has participated in a number of group shows including Studio Voltaire, London, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, The Whitechapel Gallery, London and the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki. Her work can be found in private as well as public collections in Europe and the USA, including The Wonderful Fund collection and March collection. She has also been an Elizabeth Greenshields recipient and her work has been in various publications including ArtMaze Magazine, the New York Times, Future Now, Aesthetica Magazine and Defining the Contemporary and The Whitechapel in Association with Sotheby’s. Her paintings are marked by an emphasis on colour, line and Grecian influence. Emi lives and works in Singapore.

Education

MA, Royal Academy Schools, 1999-2002

BA, Oxford University, 1996-1999

Press

2020, Volume 22, Create! Magazine

2020, Volume 12, Friend of the Artist

2020, An Interview with Emi Avora, Covid Arts Project

2019, Spring Issue 12, ArtMaze Magazine

2019, Emi Avora Interview, Young Space

2019, Emi Avora, Twirl Project

2019, The Vibrant Imaginary Spaces of Emi Avora, The Greek Foundation

2019, Emi Avora, All She Makes

2019, Emi Avora, Spilt Milk Gallery

Exhibitions

2020, All Alone Together, SidexSide Contemporary, Online (Solo)
2020, Delphian Open Call, Delphian gallery, London, UK (Group)
2019, Be.Long.ing, ilikeyourworkpodcast.com, Online (Group)
2017, National Bank of Greece, Recent Acquisitions, NBG, Athens, Greece (Group)
2016, Culturelines sans Frontières, Vassiliki Tzanakou, metamatic:taf, Athens, Greece (Group)
2015, Hellenic Cruise, New Court Gallery, Repton School, National Theatre of Greece, Athens, Greece (Solo)
2015, Dis/placed, Counterpoint Arts, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK (Group)
2014, Death and Dying, MAG3, Vienna, Austria (Group)
2014, Out of our Heads, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK (Group)
2012, SV12, Studio Voltaire, London, UK (Group)
2012, Vis Loci, The Griffin Gallery, London, UK (Group)
2012, Journeys Through the Light, Hungate Contemporary, Norwich, UK (Group)
2011, The Lonely Palace, Corfu Municipal Gallery, Corfu, Greece (Solo)
2011, The Splendid Years, The Apartment, Athens, Greece (Solo)
2011, Mir (The World of Faberge), Royal Academy, London, UK (Group)
2010, Dictionary of Ornaments, South Square Arts Centre, Bradford, UK (Solo)
2009, The Tiger in the Theater (From Baroque to Superama), The Apartment, Athens Story Weaver, Galerie Trubenbach, Cologne, Germany (Solo)
2009, Paint-id, Macedonian Museum of Art, Alex Mylonas Museum, Athens, Greece (Group)
2009, Summer Show, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia, Spain (Group)
2008, In Present Tense, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (Group)
2007, Against Nature, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY, USA (Solo)
2007, Decadence, Decay and the Demimonde, Home House, London, UK (Group)
2007, Salon Connexions, Contemporary Art Projects, London, UK (Group)
2006, In the Ruins, Contemporary Art Projects, London, UK (Solo)
2006, On the Verge, Amy Jo Spitalier, London, UK (Solo)
2006, Defining the Contemporary, The Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (Group)