Apostolos Yayannos (b1945) CV

Apostolos Yayannos – Biographical note

Apostolos Yayannos was born in Tripolis of Arcadia (Greece) in 1945.

Apostolos moved to Athens in 1960. He studied Graphic Arts at the A.T.I. with professors A. Tassos, H. Decoulakos, D. Mytaras. In 1968 he founded and run the studio of Applied Arts “Morfi”. In 1974 he gave up Applied Arts and dedicated himself to painting.

Apart from participating in over 100 group exhibitions in 14 countries including the USA, Canada and Australia, he has had 69 solos across Europe. His work is also on permanent display in numerous public and private collections, embassies and museums in Europe.

Apostolos has illustrated books of Greek authors. He has published literary texts in several magazines, was involved with folklore writing and the shadow theatre “Figures”, “Stage Scenery”, Hermes Publications, 1975-1976. In 2003, his novel “Good Bye Forever” is published, by Cactus Publications.   

Apostolos Yayannos

Apostolos Yayannos – Solo exhibitions at Gallery K London, Nicosia, 1990-2017

Gallery K, London
7 – 27 November 1990
Painting & Ecological Planning
Opened by Bill Oddie

Gallery K, London
28th March – 29th April 2001
Landscape Vision
Opened by Mr. Costas C. Ioannides – Director and General Manager BOC (LONDON) ltd

Gallery K, Λευκωσία
17 Απριλίου – 18 Μαΐου 2002
Η Περιπέτεια ενός τοπίου
Opened by Σεβασμιότατων Επίσκοπο Κύκκου κ. Νικηφόρο

Gallery K, London
10 April – 10 May 2005
Petals & Plumes
Opened by Mike Greene – Camden Councillor representing Hampstead Town

Gallery K, Λευκωσία
16 Απριλίου – 20 Απριλίου 2006
Ζωγραφική Γλυπτική
Opened by κ. Μάκη Κεραυνό – Ανώτατον Εκτελεστικό Διευθυντή, Ελληνικής Τράπεζας

Gallery K, Λευκωσία
16 October – 30 November 2017
Bedazzled by the Realm of Nature
“Coffee with love”
In association with the Pancyprian Association of Cancer Patients and Friends
to be opened by Dr. Nasa Patapiou – historian researcher and poetess

Apostolos Yayannos participated in the following Art Fairs Group exhibitions organized by Gallery K

Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London
18 November – 15 December 1991
Opened by Manos Stephanides – Curator of the National Gallery of Athens,
Lecture on Contemporary Greek Art, 25th November in the Theatres auditorium.

1993-95 ART ’93 – ART ’94 – ART’ 95, London Contemporary Art Fair, London

2001 Green Line 1974 – 2001, Gallery K, London

2001 Green Line 1974 – 2001, Galleria K, Nicosia

2002 Green Line 1974 – 2002, War Museum, Athens

2006 The Affordable Art Fair, London