Yorgos Papadopoulos

BIOGRAPHY

Born 28th October 1969, Limassol, Cyprus
Art & Design Foundation –  Middlesex Polytechnic, London – 1988
BA (Hons) Interior Design – Middlesex University, London – 1993
Worldwide travel 1994-95
Ceramics Diploma – City Lit, London – 1997
MA Ceramics & Glass – Royal College of Art, London – 1999

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Made in London – 2014
Bombay Sapphire Prize (Shortlisted) – 2004
Research trip to Japan – Trade Partners UK / Crafts Council – 2002
100% Design / Crafts Council Bursary – 2000
Crafts Council Setting-up grant – 2000
RTZ Travel Scholarship West Coast USA – 1998

ASSIGNMENTS

Teaching masterclass – Pilchuck School of Glass, Seattle WA, USA – 2015
Research placement, visiting artist – University of Sunderland/National Glass Centre – 2013/14
Visiting lecturer – Royal College of Art, London – 2002
Visiting lecturer – Ashmole School, London – 2002
Visiting lecturer –  Crafts Council Forum, UK – 2001
Workshop assistant – Fusion Glass Designs Ltd., London – 1999
Ceramics assistant – Rose Wallis Ceramics, Sydney, Australia – 1995
Interior Designer – Vakis Associates Architectural Practice, Limassol, Cyprus – 1993

Nostos, 2018

EXHIBITIONS

‘35ºN / 33ºE GEOREF – Almyra Hotel, Pafos, Cyprus – 2018
‘Collect’ – Saatchi Gallery, London – 2018
‘Diamonds are forever’ – The Collection Gallery, Limassol, Cyprus – 2017
‘Homecoming’ – Kedares, Cyprus (solo) – 2017
Summer exhibition – Hannah Peschar Sculpture Park, Dorking, UK – 2017
‘Choices’ – Clerkenwell, London (solo) – 2017
‘Winter Exhibition’ Æon Gallery, London – 2016
‘European Glass Context’ –  Bornholm, Denmark – 2016
‘Rational / irrational’ – Frederick Holmes & Co, Seattle WA, USA – 2015
‘4 Artists 4 techniques’ – Cyprus High Commission, London – 2014
‘Stratified Jewels’ Vessel Gallery London – 2013
‘Orthodoxy’ – Hellenic Centre, London – 2013
‘Modern Icons’ Keir Townsend Interiors, London (solo) – 2012
‘ING Discerning Eye Exhibition’ – Mall Galleries, London – 2012
‘Insight’ – Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London – 2012
‘Living with Glass’ – Vessel Gallery, London – 2011
‘Transparency’ – Istanbul, Turkey – 2011
‘OWD’ (solo) – Framestore, London – 2010
‘Vidriera contemporánea’ – MAVA Museo de Arte en Vidrio, Madrid, Spain – 2009
‘Lost Heritage’ – Gallery K, London – 2009
‘Through a glass, darkly’ (solo) – 12 Star gallery, London – 2009
‘I.con.i.cal.ly’ (solo) – Bridge Gallery, New York, USA  – 2008
‘The 12 Madonnas’ (solo) – Famagusta Gate, Nicosia, Cyprus – 2008
‘The New Icons’ (solo) – Vessel Gallery, London  – 2008
‘Flora’ (solo) – Margo Selby Gallery, London – 2008
‘Constancia’ – National University of Mexico, Mexico City – 2008
‘Effervervescence II’ – Sussex Barn Gallery, Chichester – 2008
‘Dissection’ – ABC Carpets & Home, New York, USA – 2007
‘New Voices in Architectural Glass’ The Hub, Sleaford – 2006
‘Bombay Sapphire in Paris’ – Galerie Claudine Papillon, Paris – 2006
‘Elais + Grove’ (solo) – 50 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London – 2005
‘Elea’ (solo) – The Gallery, Cork Street, London – 2004
‘Glass has many faces’ Tiffany Glass Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock Germany – 2004
‘Apeiron’ The Hellenic centre, London – 2000
‘The Show’ – Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London – 1999
‘Ninety degrees’ (solo) Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London – 1999
‘Collaborations’ – Victoria & Albert Museum, London – 1999
‘Arson’ – Gulbenkian Hall, Royal College of Art, London – 1998
‘Breaking the mould’ – Elms Lesters Painting Rooms, London – 1997
‘Barbican Showcase’ – Barbican centre, London – 1997

COMMISSIONS

‘Eleven Shades of Blue’ – private residence, London – 2017

‘Eyes on Giverny’ – Private garden, London – 2017
‘In Leaf’ – Private penthouse, London – 2016
‘Silver Linings’ – private swimming pool area, Cape Town, South Africa – 2015
‘Infinity and Beyond’ – basement flat conversion, South Kensington
‘Innocence’ – Lea Valley Primary School, London – 2014
‘Oriental’ – Private penthouse, San Francisco CA, USA – 2013
Untitled work – Private residence Cape Town, South Africa – 2013
Untitled work – Private residence, Verbier, Switzerland – 2012
‘Forever Fall’ – Private residence, London – 2011
‘Clear Gold’ – Red Fort restaurant, London – 2010

‘Zooming in’ – private residence, Bandol, France – 2008
‘Blue Shards’ Sloane Square House, London – 2008
‘Waterfall’ – Sloane Square House, London – 2008
‘Citrus’ – Amigos Restaurant, Holborn, London – 2008
Private office – Soho London – 2007
Saga cruiseliner – Spirit of Adventure – 2006
‘Barrida’ – Vima Dance Studio, San Francisco, USA – 2005
‘Anemones’ – P&O liner ‘Arcadia’ – 2004
Private residence Kensington London – 2003
Berkeley Square House London – 2002
Renka Furniture Store Birmingham – 2002
Private residence Radlett – 2001
Conco Property Developing W1 London – 2001
‘Impact’ – Collingwood Jewellery, Old Bond St., London – 1999
Private residence, Orpington, Kent – 1999
Pied-à-Terre, restaurant, London – 1999