A picture without mystery is not seductive…

Anastasia-Natasha Gryllaki was born in Athens Greece.

She studied painting and drawing at the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux
Arts” in Paris. Parallel to several solo and group exhibitions, she has been
working in applying art to functional objects and clothing, centered around her
concept “art2where?”.

From 2005 to 2012 she worked as consulting designer for the promotion of
companies, such as Artisti Italiani, Mouyer, Miss Symbolo, Fratina, Epavlis etc.
She is a certified yoga master (Yoga Acharya) of the Sivananda order.
She lives and works in Athens. She is fluent in Greek, English and French.

Work history

2024    Artio Gallery Digital Group exhibition 

2023

 

Group exhibition at ArteVisione Gallery.

Group exhibition at Tsihritzis Foundation for Visual Arts.

Group exhibition at Gallery tou Notou.

Group exhibition at Adamantia Gallery Andros.

2021

Solo exhibition at Folklore and Christian Art Museum of Andros

Tsichritzis Foundation for the Visual Arts.

2019

Solo exhibition at Lefas gallery Athens, curated by Eliza Gerolymatou.

2013 to present

Present Individual commissions.

2012

Set design and costumes for the monologue “My Friend Dostoyevski”          (Papadopoulou-Mouratidis).

2008 to 2011

Set design and costumes with X-IT for: “Amen” and “Waltz” at Hellenic  Cosmos-Michael Kakogiannis Theater and “Cypria” Festival.

2007

Group exhibition “Angels” at Gallery K, London.

2006

Kalamata International Dance Festival (“Ninth Hour”).

Kalamata International Dance Festival: X-IT dance theater: “Not Yet”.

Set design and costumes for “Ninth Hour”, presented at Athens-
Epidaurus festival and at the Hellenic Cosmos Theater.

2005

Project manager for the group exhibition of 200 paintings of the 20th
century Greek artists at “Hellenic Cosmos” for the auction house Petros
Vergos.

 Set design and costumes for “Not Yet” by X-IT dance theater group-Fotis
Nikolaou at Altera Pars Theater.

Project manager of the annual ”Art Show of 20 Young Artists” for the
General Secretariat of Youth.

Goulandris Museum: “Gemine Muse” exhibition: Young artists in
European museums-project management for young Artists installations.

2004 to 2005

Set design and costumes for: “New Blood” M. Kalbari at A. Ipsilanti

2004

Head designer jewels and accessories for “Klepsydra” at the opening
ceremony of the 2004 Olympic Games.

2003

Set design and costumes for the dance-theater group Adlib: “Slowly Blushing” Chororoes Theater, Athens.

Set design and costumes for Marianne’s Kalbari play “One More Breath” at   he National Theater, Athens.

2001 to 2002

Created customized artwork for the Hotel Sofitel at the Athens International Airport El. Venizelos.

Set and costumes design for “Trains Sleep at Night” by Marianne Kalbari (Dir. of Theatre of Art-Athens), Tripolis festival.

Created “art2where?”: a group of art works concerning the transformation of  everyday functional items and clothing into art objects.

1999

Participated at the creation of John’s Tornaritis Art-Book: “Seashells and Art”, presented at the Natural History Museum, London.

Set and costumes design for “Trains Sleep at Night” by Marianne Kalbari (Dir. of Theatre of Art-Athens), Tripolis festival.

Created “art2where?”: a group of art works concerning the transformation of  everyday functional items and clothing into art objects.

1996

Group exhibition organized by Jim Thomson Group in Athens.

1992

Group exhibition at Pieridis Gallery for contemporary Greek artists.

1991 to 1998

Lived and worked in London. Participated at several seminars of  Psychological Interpretation of Art images.

1990

Group exhibition at Dimito Gallery, Crete.
Solo exhibition at Xanthos Center, Ipiros.

1989

Solo exhibition at Zygos Gallery, Athens.

1987

Solo exhibition Benetatos Cultural Center Psychiko, Athens.