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Educational Workshops

The works of artist Giannis Kottis.

The Santorini Arts Factory invites you to its’ first workshop of the new year, on the works of artist Giannis Kottis.

Giannis Kottis was born and raised in the village of Kokkoni in Corinth. He moved to Athens when he was accepted to the School of Fine Arts, where he was taught Painting by Giannis Moralis and Nikos Nikolaou.

Inspiration came to him one afternoon in Paris, when he felt nostalgic about a summer recipe his mother used to make called gemista. This brought images of spices, peppers, tomatoes, zucchini and their flowers to his mind. Afterwards, memories from the summers he spent in Corinth fed his entire work with a distinctive sense of optimism, youthfulness, and sensitivity.

Relief paintings with mixed techniques, highlight villages, houses, bicycles, animals, people, and large skies which bring to mind the rejuvenation of nature.

Through his work, Giannis Kottis makes us feel carefree, a feeling we will explore in our meetings, while experimenting with his techniques.

 

 Saturday

        Sunday

 For 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students.16:00-17:30

        For 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students.10:30-12:00

        For 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students.12:30-14:00

 

Participation is free and must be ensured by parents calling to the following numbers 22860 85141, 6971828108 (Wednesday to Sunday between 10.00-18.00) Maximum number 20 children per class. Since places are limited they will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Facilitators: Eleni Palle, Lydia Karagiannidi