BIO

Christina Lappa

Personal Profile

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ARTIST STATEMENT

Christina was born in Venezuela; thus, most of her paintings are inspired by her birthplace. She studied interior design in Spain and lives now in Greece, where she works as an architect and interior designer of houses, commercial areas, and hotels.
From a young age, she paints with passion. Bright colors and contrasts characterize her art. The compositions with different materials and techniques depicting the colorful parrots are impressive. Her works exude light, mobility, and a constant switching that attracts the viewer’s eye. The balletic female figures, in conjunction with mysterious combinations of themes and color schemes, offer a unique personality to each artwork.
Christina Lappa talks about the essence of life and feminine nature using simple mediums, intense colors, and minimal descriptive elements. Her paintings are characterized by an atmosphere of warmth, harmony, and tranquility caused by the particular form in which she depicts her central theme: the female.
Her “woman” walks freely with her shadow in space and time, in the huge theatrical stage of the world. She is a mother, a young woman, and a child. She works, enjoys her physical strength, talks carefree, moves on the chessboard of life obeying the internal moral laws, and dances her dance, which she teaches freely, in her dress waving.
From 2000 to today, the figure in the painter’s works has evolved and changed. At first, it is more realistic and seems sturdy and durable. But as the years pass, the painter removes elements and transforms the figure always in motion, ethereal, almost transparent presence.
She has participated in group and solo exhibitions in galleries, art shows, fairs, biennials, and museums around the world including Thessaloniki, Athens, Florence, Venice, Rome, Milan, Mantova, Paris, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Marbella, Taza City, Moscow, Dubai, Tokyo, Singapur, Fort Lauderdale, New York, and Miami.


 

Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions
2020 Art and Theatre / Epidaurus, Greece
2019 Salon international d’art contemporain / Paris, France
2019 Art / Thessaloniki, Greece
2019 New York Art Center / New York, USA
2019 Miami River Art Fair / Miami, USA
2019 European Museum of Modern Art / Barcelona, Spain
2019 Art Gallery Blue Lagoon Palace / Halkidiki, Greece
2019 Art Gallery Blue Lagoon Princess / Halkidiki, Greece
2019 Biennale / Venice, Italy
2019 Dubai, UAE
2019 Milan, Italy
2019 London, UK
2018 Miami River Art Fair / Miami, USA
2018 Artion Galleries / Thessaloniki, Greece
2018 X_edition / Singapore
2018 Velli Palace / Rome, Italy
2018 Art Gallery Blue Lagoon Palace / Halkidiki, Greece
2018 Art Gallery Blue Lagoon Princess / Halkidiki, Greece
2018 Biennale Of Nations / Venice, Italy
2018 Athens Conservatoire / Athens, Greece
2018 Prize Leonardo Da Vinci / Florence, Italy
2017 Tokyo International Art Fair / Tokyo, Japan
2017 Artshot Gallery / Athens, Greece
2017 Venice, Italy
2017 New York, USA
2017 Hotel Lazart / Thessaloniki, Greece
2017 ArtThess / Thessaloniki, Greece
2016 Barcelona International Art Fair / Barcelona, Spain
2016 World Art / Dubai, UAE
2015 Spectrum / Miami, USA
2015 Artblend Gallery / Fort Lauderdale, USA
2014 Miami River Art Fair / Miami, USA
2014 Art Tour International Art Festival / Miami, USA
2014 Nina Torres Fine Art / Miami, USA
2014 Taza Biennial / Morocco
2014 Vivid Arts Beyond Design / Florence, Italy
2014 La Mam Art / Thessaloniki, Greece
2014 Artion Galleries / Thessaloniki, Greece
2014 Cutting Edge – Masters of Contemporary Art / Florence, Italy
2013 La Mam Art / Thessaloniki, Greece
2012 La Mam Art / Thessaloniki, Greece
2011 La Mam Art / Thessaloniki, Greece
2011 Artion Galleries / Thessaloniki, Greece
2010 Cultural Center of Panorama / Thessaloniki, Greece
2010 La Mam Art / Thessaloniki, Greece
2009 La Mam Art / Thessaloniki, Greece
2008 Zita-Mi Gallery / Thessaloniki, Greece
2007 Zita-Mi Gallery / Thessaloniki, Greece
2006 Metamorfosis Gallery / Thessaloniki, Greece

Solo Exhibitions
2017 Artshot Gallery / Athens, Greece
2017 Hotel Blue Lagoon Queen / Halkidiki, Greece
2016 Hotel Blue Lagoon Princess / Halkidiki, Greece
2015 Hotel Blue Lagoon Princess / Halkidiki, Greece
2014 Metamorfosis Gallery / Thessaloniki, Greece
2011 Artion Galleries / Athens, Greece
2009 Café Balkan / Thessaloniki, Greece



 

Collection

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