Bio

Evi Savvaidi (b.1970, Rhodes) studied sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts (2004-2012) under Theodoros Papagiannis and Nikos Tranos. She studied the art of mosaic with Dafni Aggelidou and the art of glass at the Pilchuck Glass School Summer Sections, Seattle Washington USA (2010). She has also participated in workshops in Seattle, Boston and Prague. She has presented her work in 10 solo shows and participated in numerous group exhibitions including: Sky is the Limit, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Australia, 2019; Home Sweet Home, Water for Life, International Art Exhibition, Niagara Falls History Museum, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, 2018; The Big Fish Eats the Little One, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney Australia, 2017; Diamonds Are Forever, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai, 2017; The Big Fish Eats the Little One, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Australia, 2017; Home Sweet Home, The Other Art Fair, Saatchi Art, London, 2017; From Caravaggio to modern days, Piazza Del Popolo, Rome, Italy, 2015; International Edition Art Fair, Hangaram Art Museum of Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea, 2014; Salon Art, Louvre Carrousel Centre, Paris, France, 2014; La Mostra Dentro la Torre Eiffel, Salon Gustave Eiffel, the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France, 2014; Art Monaco, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco, 2014; Florence Biennale: Ethics DNA of Art, Fortezza da Basso, Firenze, Italy, 2013; The Circle of Life, Affordable Art Fair, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, USA, 2013. She has received several awards including: the Florence Biennale 2013: ‘Ethics DNA of Art prize’ for installation and the Palazzo Guicciardini Bongianni Florence ‘Botticelli Prize’. Savvaidi’s works are in private collections in Greece and abroad. She lives and works in Athens and Rhodes.

EDUCATION

2012-2004 Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA)

2014 Workshop Architecture in Glass, Jan Frydrych, Sluknov, Prague

2011 Diablo Glass School, participation in the Glass School of Museum of Fine Arts Boston, USA

2010 Pilchuck Glass School, Summer Sessions, Seattle Washington, USA

1987-1991 Vakalo Art & Design College, Architectural design, Athens, Greece

EXHIBITIONS

2018 Home Sweet Home, Global Art Awards 2018, Five Palm Jumeirah, Penthouse, Dubai

2018 Home Sweet Home, Water for life, International Art Exhibition, Breast Cancer Society of Canada, Arta Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2018 Home Sweet Home, Water for Life, International Art Exhibition, Niagara Falls History Museum, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

2018 Pg Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2018 Home Sweet Home, Los Art Gallery, Symi, Greece

2018 Home Sweet Home, Rhodes Sotheby’s International Realty, Rhodes, Greece

2017 Art Thessaloniki, Art Fair, Thessaloniki, Greece

2017 Home Sweet Home, Greece Sotheby’s International Realty, Athens, Greece

2017 Diamonds Are Forever, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai

2017 Home Sweet Home, Los Art Gallery, Symi, Greece

2017 The Big Fish Eats the Little One, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, Australia

2017 Home Sweet Home, The Other Art Fair, presented by Saatchi Art, London

2017 Home Sweet Home, Red Round Gallery, Rhodes, Greece

2017 The Big Fish Eats the Little One, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Western Australia

2016 Up Above & Down Under, Akroproro Gallery, Spetses, Greece

2016 The Big Fish Eats the Little One, Los Art Gallery, Symi, Greece

2016 The Designer Lights, auction organized by Creaid, One Athens, Athens, Greece

2016 In Sex We Trust, Red Round Gallery, Greece

2015 Art Athina, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece

2015 Graduates 2012, Exhibition Hall Factory, Athens, Greece

2015 Diamonds Are Forever, Red Round Gallery, Rhodes, Greece

2015 Tote bags, auction organized by Creaid, One Athens, Athens, Greece

2015 From Caravaggio to modern days, Piazza Del Popolo, Rome, Italy

2015 Ex-Change: Risk, Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus, House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece

2015 Drop the Mask, Red Round Gallery, Rhodes, Greece

2014 Make Art Not War, Architectural and Cultural Heritage Association, The Innof the English Tongue-Museum Square-Medieval Town of Rhodes town, Rhodes, Greece

2014 International Edition Art Fair, Hangaram Art Museum of Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea

2014 Salon Art, Louvre Carrousel Center, Paris, France

2014 La Mostra Dentro la Torre Eiffel, Salon Gustave Eiffel, the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

2014 Art Monaco, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco

2014 Make Art Not War, Red Round Gallery, Rhodes, Greece

2014 Vertigo, Red Round Gallery, Rhodes, Greece

2013 Florence Biennale: Ethics DNA of Art, Fortezza da Basso, Firenze, Italy

2013 Big Screen Plaza, Eventi Hotel, New York, USA

2013 The Circle of Life, Red Round Gallery, Rhodes, Greece

2013 The Circle of Life, Affordable Art Fair, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, USA

2012 Presentation of degree thesis, Exhibition Hall Factory, Athens, Greece

2009 Teachers and students, 1st Sculpture Workshop, Exhibition Hall Factory, Athens, Greece

2009 Painting Sculpture Printmaking, Museum of Modern Greek Art, Rhodes, Greece

AWARDS

2017 Diamonds Are Forever, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai

2015 Botticelli Prize, Palazzo Guicciardini Bongianni, Florence, Italy

2014 La Mostra Dentro la Torre Eiffel, Salon Gustave Eiffel, the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

2013 Ethics DNA of Art, Florence Biennale, Fortezza da Basso Florence, Italy

2013 The Circle of Life, Affordable Art Fair, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, USA

2013 Art takes Miami, Scope Art Fair, Artist Wanted and See, Scope Miami Beach, USA

PROFESSIONAL

2013 Sculpture Workshop, Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Rhodes, Rhodes, Greece

COLLECTIONS

Works held in private collections in Canada, the United States, Italy, France, Switzerland, Dubai, Russia, Germany, Monaco, Greece and Australia.

COMMISSIONS

2017 Home Sweet Home, Greece Sotheby’s International Realty, Athens, Greece

2016 Shells, Private Collection

2016 In Sex We Trust, Private Collection

2015 Drop the Mask, Private Collection,

2015 Diamonds Are Forever, Private Collection

2014 Vertigo, Private Collection,

2013 Make Art Not War, Private Collection

2012 The Circle of Life, Private Collection

2009 The Ark of Seeds, Museum of Modern Greek Art, Rhodes, Greece

REVIEWS AND PUBLICITY

‘Designer Light’, Creaid, p.63, April 2016

House of Cyprus, ‘Ex- Change: Risk, Athens, p.19, January 2015

‘Sandro Botticelli Prize, The Dice is Thrown’, EA editor, p.48, March 2015

Department of Fine Arts, ‘2011-2012 graduating class, Athens of Fine Arts, p.111, April 2015

Cedric Verany, ‘L’art Contemporain s΄ expose’, Monaco-matin, p.9, April 2014

Paolo Levi, ‘Roma Piazza Del Popolo, Effetto -Arte, p.503, September 2014

‘Artists Carrousel Du Louvre, EA editor, p.152, October 2014

Salvatore Russo, ‘La Grande Exposition Universelle, EA editor, p.93, October 2014

Kappatos Gallery, Art Athina, 20th Art Athina, p.68, October 2014

Boxty, ‘Award’, Rodiaki, p.11, November 2014

‘Salon Art Louvre’, Dimokratiki, p.38, November 2014

‘The circle of life’, Art edition, p.101, November 2014