Biography

Poly Nikolopoulou was born in Athens in 1980. She study graphic design at vakalo in Athens and contemporary jewellery at Alchimia in Florence.
She did workshop with Iris Eichenberg and Peter Scubic and she had as a tutor Manfred Bischoff.
She is doing jewellery and object and her work has exhibited in a lot of galleries abroad (Marzee gallery – Atta gallery – Putti gallery – Alternative gallery – Marjike gallery – Velvet da Vinci gallery – Marneri gallery and more). She taught creative jewellery classes at Chalkis Art School ( 2012 until now) and workshops at Eleni Marneri Gallery.

Work

“My work is a way of communicate with the people and myself…
When I am making a piece, is very important the process, the feelings that I am experimenting at the moment and all the energy that those are reflecting in each object; the mistake of the moment, is something that I enjoy and I support from my work. I like the idea of making something that when is finished can give me different images, ideas, forms and the complete definition of my concept.
I prefer to use hard materials like silver, playing with the hammer and with the fire obtaining as an outcome shapes and colors that make them alive… sometimes in an abstract way or another in figurative”.

Contacts

www.polynikolopoulou.gr

p_nikolopoulou@yahoo.gr

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Thereza Pedrosa

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Founder and Director of Beautiful People Live Art || Thereza Pedrosa was born in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) in 1985, and grew up in Bassano del Grappa (Italy) and in Lausanne (Switzerland). In love with Europe, she operates borderless from her new location near Leipzig (Germany). Graduated in Conservation of Cultural Goods at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, and a jewelry designer herself, she promotes contemporary artists and designers worldwide. Her engagement is manyfold: selecting the most promising trends, promoting contamination between the arts, by editing online and offline publications.