Eozen Agopian  

Between Two Continents - Off Broadway
Acrylic, cut and sewn pieces of fabric and
thread on canvas
65 x 67"
2016

 

Connecting Flight
Acrylic and oil on canvas
43.3 x 43.3"
2011

Arshalous/After August
Acrylic on canvas
43.3 x 43.3"
2012

 

My Departure
Acrylic, oil and thread on canvas
23.62 x 19.68"
2013

Afterstorm
Acrylic and oil on canvas
48 x 48"
2014

Unsafe Flight
Thread on canvas
9.84 x 7.87"
2015

My Spring
Acrylic and thread on canvas
9.84 x 7.87"
2016

On Love
Acrylic and oil on canvas
14 x 11"
2016

End of October
Acrylic and oil on canvas
15.74 x 11.81"
2016

Untitled
Acrylic and thread on canvas
9.84 x 7.87"
2015

On Line
Thread and fabric on canvas
9.84 x 7.87"
2015

I Was Getting Ready to Leave
Acrylic, oil and thread on canvas
14.74 x 11.81"
2016

Rebirth
Thread and fabric on canvas
9.84 x 7.87"
2016

Off Broadway

Acrylic and thread on canvas

9.84 x 7.87"

2016

On Black II
Thread on canvas
9.84 x 7.87"
2016

August
Acrylic, thread and fabric on canvas
9.84 x 7.87"
2015

Untitled
Acrylic and thread on canvas
9.84 x 7.87"
2016

EDUCATION

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y., Masters of Fine Arts, 1993
Hunter College, New York, N.Y., Bachelor of Fine Arts, (magna cum laude), 1989
F.I.T., New York, N.Y., Associate degree in Graphic Design, 1987

SOLO SHOWS

2017 "Persistent Dichotmomies" Fox Gallery NYC(w/Beverly Miller Orthwein "Beyond Botanicals"
2015 “Traverse”, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens, Greece
2011 “Double space”, Gallery Kaplanon, Athens
2008 “Underthread”, Gallery Kaplanon, Athens
2003 “Eozen Agopian”, New Museum of Contemporary Art- Municipality of Renti (Old Tannery), Piraues, Greece
2003 “Paintings and works on paper”, Monochoro Gallery, Athens
1999 “Paintings and works on paper”,
Μοnochoro Gallery, Athens
1997 “Cords”, Gallery Thema, Athens
1995 “Reconnection”, Gallery Thema, Athens
1993 “Paintings and works on paper”, Michael Walls Gallery, New York, N.Y., 1993
1992 “Invisible Threads”, Higgins Gallery (MFA Thesis show), Brooklyn, N.Y., 1992
TWO AND THREE PERSON SHOWS
2016 “Abstraction, Concealment and Revelation” Giannis Spyropoulos – Eozen Agopian, curated by Eleni Athanasiou, Radisson Blu Park Hotel, Athens
2012 “Three colorists – Eozen Agopian, Alan Kleiman, Diane Mayo”, curated by Michael Walls, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, N.Y.
2009 “Eozen Agopian, Maria Rigoutsou, Eleftheria Stoikou”, Gallery Lola Nikolaou,
Thessalonica, Greece
1995 “In the Studio” Three person show, curated by Stephen Niles, Kirsch Gallery, Honolulu, HI,
1994 “Graphic, Mixed Media, Plastic – Eozen Agopian, Lisbeth Crooijmans, Thomas Ohm”, Gallery Hungering, Hagen, Germany, 1994
1992 “Works on paper by three painters”, Greek Cultural Center, L.I.C., N.Y.
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2016 “SMART DUST”, Sla 307 Art space, New York, N.Y.
2016 “Whispers II”, curated by Maria Maragkou, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessalonica, Greece
2016 “Pinned, Stitched and Glitzed II”, curated by Thalia Vrachopoulos, AAW Gallery, Beijing, China
2016 “STUFF+”, curated by Louisa Karapidaki, Hellenic American Union, Athens 2016 “Landscape of Memory III”, organized by Orange Water, Santorini Arts Factory, Santorini, Greece
2016 “Multiples”, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
2015 “Whispers I”, curated by Maria Maragkou, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Greece
2015 “100 Years After”, Technochoros Gallery, Athens
2015 “Little things mean a lot” Wook Choi Gallery, New York, N. Y.
2015 “Pinned, Stitched and Glitzed”, curated by Thalia Vrachopoulos, Shiva Gallery, John Jay College, New York, N.Y.
2015 “Fairy-(ies) Re-Tale(s), curated by Eva Kekou, Cultural Center of Chania, Crete, Greece
2015 “Landscape of Memory” Part II, National Gallery of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
2015 “Landscape of Memory” Part I, National Gallery Dimitrakopoulos, Paros, Greece
2015 “Thread and shadows” curated by Maria Schina, LOFT, Athens
2015 “Shangri-la in LIC”, curated by John Baber and Miguel Luciano, The Factory, L.I.C, N.Y.
2015 “Respond”, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2014 Dumbo Arts Festival, Triangle Resident artists, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2014 “Outcast”, curated by Vassiliki Vayenou, Fokianou 24/7, Athens
2014 “Systems”, curated by
Karen Knight, Old School of Kardamyli, Greece 2014 2014 ArtAthina 2014, International Art Fair, participation with Chania Arts, Athens, 2013 “Small Works, Big Ideas”, Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, N.Y.
2013 “Dialogues of Ariadne and Penelope”, curated by Vassiliki Vayenou, Chania Arts,
Crete, Greece
2013 “Juxtaposition: Contemporary Armenian Artists”, curated by Tamar Gasparian, Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, N.Y.
2013 “Black and White dreams”, curated by Ioannis Archontakis and Peggy Kounenaki, Contemporary Art Museum-Olivpress, Crete, Greece
2013 “Art for Less”, Gallery Lola Nikolaou, Thessalonica, Greece
2012 “Red”, Art Prisma Gallery, Piraeus, Greece
2012 Dumbo Arts festival, Triangle Workshop Artists, N.Y., Brooklyn, N.Y.
2012 “Reading and Writing II”, Sfakia Cultural Center, Crete, Greece
2011 “Accrochage 2011”, Kouros Gallery, New York, N.Y.
2011 Art Athina, International Art Fair, Athens, represented by Kaplanon Gallery, Athens
2011 “Reading and Writing I”, Library of Palaia Roumata, Crete, Greece, 2011
2010 “PAI 2010- Alexandropolis- Samothrace” curated by Dores Sacquegna, Polyxene Kasda, Pierre Chirouze, Greece - France
2010 “Accrochage 2010”, Kouros Gallery, New York, N.Y.,
2010 “Art and Technology”, curated by Ioannis Archontakis, Peggy Kounenaki and Sofia Mavroudis, Contemporary Art Museum - Olive press, Crete, Greece
2010 “ ATHENSART 2010” International Art Exhibition, Technopolis in Gazi, Athens
2009 “The Mediterranean Olive Grove”, curated by Ioannis Archontakis and Peggy Kounenaki, Contemporary Art Museum - Olive press, Crete, Greece
2009 “TerraMania”, curated by Lina Tsikouta, Mavromichalis Palace, Limeni, Mani, Greece
2008 “Art at your feet”, under the auspices of the Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Athens, Tsouderos Foundation, Xanthi, Greece, Historical and Folklore Museum of Alexandroupoli, Alexandroupolis, Greece
2008 “Silent dialogues”, curated by Megaklis Rogakos, American College of Greece, Athens
2008 “Farmacolagnia”, 3, 14 Art Gallery, Athens
2008 “WO + MAN=?”, Organized by Open Horizons, curated by Kostas Theonas, Athens
2007 “Where is the Art?” Athens I Biennale Parallel Event, Athens
2005 “Painting-Sculpture”, Gallery Trigonon, Athens
2005 “Monologues“, Cultural event for the Athens Olympics 2004, installation during
the play "Phaedra", Patra, Greece
1999 “Intimate Universe”, curated by Michael Walls, The James Howe Fine Arts Gallery, Kean College, New Jersey, 1999
1999 “Archipelago fin de siglo”, Catholic Cathedral Center, Castle, Naxos, Greece
1997 “Stitch-Unstitch”, curated by Agnes Derou, Gallery X, Athens
1996 “Traces of life”, curated by Dorothea Konteletzidou, Gallery Terra Cotta, Thessalonica, Greece
1996 Faculty Group show, curated by Iris Kritikou, Campus College, Athens
1996 “Kouroi and Korai”, Kouros Gallery, New York, N.Y.
1994 “TOR”, Gallery Scgneider, Dortmund, Germany
1993“Myth of Renaissance”, German School, Athens
1992 “December show”, Art Initiatives, New York, N.Y.
1992 “Europa-America E-Venti”, Pino Molica Gallery, Rome, Italy
1992 “Independents Show”, El Bohio Gallery, New York, N.Y.
RESIDENCIES, ARTIST TALKS
Trianrgle Arts Association, International Workshop Residency 2012, Brooklyn,
N.Y.
Triangle Arts Association, 6 months Residency 2014, Brooklyn,
N.Y.
International Symposium of visual artists on the island of Spetses, Greece,April, 1993
Visiting artist talk at the Outreach Program, Cooper Union, August, 2014
Artist Talk and Textile Arts Workshop at the Immigrant Movement International of the Queens Museum. November 2014

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Tonia Makra. “Giannis Spyropoulos Eozen Agopian- Abstraction, Concealment and Revelation”, Art & History, Papyros History Magazine, November, 2016
Louisa Karapidaki.”Stuff +”, exhibition catalog essay for The Hellenic American Union, May, 2016
Thalia Vrachopoulos.”Pinned, Stitched, and Glitzed”, exhibition brochure essay for AAW Gallery-Beijing, April, 2016
Thalia Vrachopoulos. Jonathan Goodman.”Pinned, Stitched, and Glitzed: Challenging Gender Stereotypes”, exhibition catalog essays for Shiva Gallery, John Jay College, September, 2015
Maria Marangou. “The whisper-the whispers-the interlocutors” catalog essay for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Crete
Anni Irish. “Eozen Agopian – Changing the Art World one Thread At a Time”, Anni Irish - WordPress.com, February, 2015
Dora Eliopoulou-Rogan. “Memory Landscape” exhibition catalog essay for Orange Water, August, 2015
Anni Irish. “My picks for the 2014 Dumbo Arts Festival, Anni Irish – WordPress.com, September, 2014
Karen Knight. “Systems”, exhibition catalog essay, July. 2014
ArTalk with Artemis Alkalay “Discusion with Eozen Agopian”, Greek Architects.gr,2013
Giannis Tzimourtas “Eozen Agopian – An Interview”, Art22, Art Blog, July, 2013
Mario Naves. “Three colorists” at Lesley Heller Workspace, Too Much Art, Art Blog, June, 2012
Rachel Eliner. “Eozen Agopian’s paintings and Thread works, FITnyc.edu, Art blog, June, 2012
Dossy Iordanidou. “Eozen Agopian- Threads that become Ideas”, Ethnos Newspaper, Sunday edition, June, 2012
Dora Eliopoulou-Rogan. “Eozen Agopian -The Art of Transparency through Color”, Epikera Magazine, May, 2011
Michael Walls. “Eozen Agopian: An Appreciation” exhibition brochure essay for solo show (Double Space) at Kaplanon Gallery, May 2011
Dores Sacquegna. “Pai 2010” exhibition catalogue, August, 2010
Sofia Mavroudis. “Art & Technology” exhibition catalog essay for Contemporary Art Museum - Olivepress, July, 2010
“Eozen Agopian in studio” video documentary by Corinne Chandler, Athens Living, 2010
Peggy Kounenaki. “The Olive Tree” exhibition catalog essay for Contemporary Art Museum – Olivepress, July 2009
Lena Tsikouta. “TerraMania” exhibition catalog essay, August 2009
Stephen Niles. “States of Matter: The work of Eozen Agopian” exhibition brochure essay for solo show (UnderThread) at Kaplanon Gallery, November, 2008
Megaklis Rogakos. “Silent Dialogues” exhibition catalog essay for The American College of Greece, 2008
Katerina Gregos. “Where is the the Art?” exhibition catalog essay, September, 2007
Eleni Atthasiou. “The Dual Substance of the Poetic Art of Eozen Agopian” exhibition catalog essay for solo show at the New Museum of Contemporary Art of Municipality of Renti”, April 2003
“Sinikones” Art series for the Greek Public Television “Eozen Agopian in Gallery Monochoro”, directed by Pandora Mouriki, April,1999
Athina Schina. “Critical notes and reviews – Eozen Agopian”, ARTI Magazine, April, 1997
Agnes Derou. “Stitch –Unstitch” exhibition essay catalog for X Gallery, April, 1997
Agnes Derou. “Cords” exhibition brochure essay for Solo Show (Cords) at Thema Gallery, March 1997
“Cut and Resewn” The Athenians newspaper, article, March, 1997
Antigoni Kavatha. “Eozen Agopian-The Source of Existence” STYL Magazine, April, 1997
Marina Pisperi. “Critical Notes and Reviews- Eozen Agopian” ARTI Magazine, May, 1995
Agnes Derou. “Eozen Agopian” ART Magazine (Greece), April 1995
Dorothea Konteletzidou. “ Eozen Agopian’s Reconnection”.Selides Magazine, March 1995
Nagib Nahas.”Eozen Agopian – Image and Composition” exhibition catalog essay for solo show (Reconnection) at Thema Gallery, March 1995