Exhibition “Greek Female Printmakers in the Alpha Bank Collection”
The Alpha Bank Art Collection is hosting the exhibition “Greek Female Printmakers in the Alpha Bank Collection”. The exhibition features 40 pieces by 35 female printmakers. Guided tours for groups of adults are held at the exhibition. The “Female Artists in the Alpha Bank Collection” programme, for school children, is also hosted as a side event.
40 pieces by 35 female printmakers
The exhibition “Greek Female Printmakers in the Alpha Bank Collection” is hosted at the Alpha Bank Cultural Centre in Nafplio.
The exhibition features 40 pieces from the Alpha Bank Art Collection, created by 35 female printmakers. The pieces are accompanied by short CVs of the artists and descriptions of the most common printmaking techniques.
The aim of the exhibition is to showcase the work of Greek women in fine arts, and specifically printmaking.
Structure of the exhibition
The exhibition is divided into sections, according to the time period:
- The pioneers.
- The female students of Jean Kefalinos.
- 1960-1980. 20 years of experimentation.
- 1980-2000. The establishment of a new language.
- Modern artists and the transition into the digital era.
Guided tours and photos
Guided tours for groups of adults are held at the exhibition. Visitors receive the relevant catalogue with a wealth of photos.
The “Female Artists in the Alpha Bank Collection” educational programme is also hosted alongside the exhibition. It is addressed to primary and high-school students. It aims to get children acquainted with the rich and diverse artistic output of female printmakers, as showcased through the exhibition pieces.
Moreover, 2 brochures with activities and games have been created, so that students become more familiar with:
- The works of the female printmakers.
- The different generations they represent.
- The techniques used by the artists.
Visiting the exhibition
Admission is free.
Participation in the educational programme and the adult guided tours is also free. To reserve a place contact the Nafplio Cultural Centre.