Yiannis Nomikos

Bio

Born in 1949 in Athens Greece.  From the age of 13  to 23 studied and worked on greek vases using the techniques of ancient art.

In 1974 moved to New York and in 1976 attended The Art Students League in Manhattan.  There, under Jack Faragasso studied perspective, drawing, and traditional oil techniques.

Drawing has become his favorite expression in art.  Since 1979 began drawing scenes of the every day life of people of  New York and later other cities like Stockholm, Amsterdam, Athens, Medellin .

While in New York, also worked as a Muralist and Tromp l’oeil artist for famous architects and interior designers like Valerian Rybar. During that time was commissioned work at the homes of Claudio Bruni in Tunis and Rome.In 1982 moved  to Sweden and lived in Stockholm and sold work to private collectors.

In 1983 went to Finland and worked with artist Henry Alert in clay compositions, exhibiting in Helsinki .

In 1985 moved back to New York and became an American citizen and continued to sell painting for private collectors.

In 2001 started travelling between New York and Athens.

In 2008 exhibited at the Leslie and Lohman gallery in Soho.

In 2011 group exhibition (Natura) at Eugenidion Foundation, June 6 to July 15, Athens, Greece.

In 2011 one man show (Temperate Zone) at Art Zone Gallery, November 7, Athens, Greece.

In 2011 group exhibition at Antonopoulou gallery, December 17, Athens, Greece.

In 2012 group exhibition at Gallery 50-1, March 16, Limassol, Cyprus.

In 2012 group exhibition at Gallery Art Zone, June 16, Athens, Greece.

In 2012 group exhibition at Stratopedon gallery, June 21, Thessaloniki, Greece

In 2012 group exhibition at Camp gallery, December 17, Athens, Greece.

In 2013 group exhibition at 50-1 gallery, March 16, Limassol, Cyprus.

In 2013  group exhibition at Mobius gallery, April 28, Boston, Massachusetts.

In 2013 group exhibition at the event Art Athina – 2013, Athens, Greece