Aimy Palogiannidou was born in Athens. In 2009 she graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts and took a BA Painting degree with great honor. In 2010 she moved to London. In 2011 she graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London where she obtained her MA Fine Art degree.
In 2007 she worked with the Greek sculptor Takis as his personal assistant, while she had a six months scholarship by his foundation K.E.T.E. In 2010 she obtained a scholarship from IKY foundation for her postgraduate studies in London. In 2011 was selected as the 1st shortlisted candidate for the Chadwell award in London.
From 2012 to 2015 she worked at the Saatchi Gallery in London.
Now she is travelling the world.
2010 – 2011: MA Fine Art course, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London.2009: BA Fine Art with honors, Painting department, Athens School of Fine Art.2006: Six months’ Video Art & Sound course, Erasmus program, Willem De Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Scholarships & Awards
2011: Chadwell Award 2011 shortlisted (London)
2010: IKY (Foundation of State Scholarships, Athens)
Twelve months’ scholarship for the MA Fine Art course at Central Saint Martins.
2007: K.E.T.E. Foundation (Centre of Research in Arts and Science, Athens)
Six months’ scholarship for the research on work and the publications of sculptor Takis: A written analysis on the book of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus and the civilization of ancient Egypt.
2012 Mar-Jun: Saatchi Gallery, London – Gallery Assistant
2016: The Fantastic Journeys of Energy, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece.
2015: Luminous Flux / Reflected Overlays on Locative Norms, Kornilakis Building, Syros, Greece.
2015: Art Lab #2 Fama Fame, ASC Gallery Art Studio Building, London.
2014: Youth Elixir 4All, Openshowstudio, Athens.
2013: Springs and Sources, Primary School of Sariza, Andros, Greece.
2013: Public Issue #6, Openshowstudio, Art Verona, Italy.
2013: Art Lab #1 Bern Lovefield, Gepard14, Liebefeld, Bern, Switzerland.
2011: Women at Work, Galleria Placentia Arte, Piacenza, Milan, Italy.
2011: MA Fine Art Final Degree Show 2010-11, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London.
2011: From Charing to Kings, Agnes B store, London.
2011: Interim Show, Bargehouse Gallery, Oxo Tower, London.
2011: A.S.F.A. Graduates 2009 Show, Exhibition space, Athens School of Fine Art.
2010: 10+1, eleven young visual artists comment on the cinema of Greece of the 80s’, Michalis Cacoyiannis Foundation, Athens.
2010: Art and Science; Man and Machine, Elaiourgeion, Factory of Art, Chania, Crete.
2010: The Vitrina Project, group public art project, Open Show Studio, Athens.
2009: 14 Young Artists Go To Cinema, a small tribute to the film director M. Cacoyiannis, Michalis Cacoyiannis Foundation.
2009: 15th annual event of Cheapart, TAF Gallery, The Art Foundation, Athens.
2009: WHY CINEMA NOW, 50th Film Festival of Thessaloniki, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation.
2005: The Fairy-tale, The Book Arcade, Athens.
2011: ArtLyst, London Art, 31 August 2011, MA Innovators Close Central Saint Martins Soho Campus, Words/Photo by Thomas Keane ArtLyst 2011, http://www.artlyst.com/articles/ma-innovators-close-central-saint-martins-soho-campus
2010: FAQ Journal, issue: 118, 28/10 – 3/11/2010, Art Noise: 10+1, www.faqpress.gr
2009: Naftemporiki, Art & Life, Visual Arts: Cinephile, article by Tatiana Rokou, 11 December 2009, www.naftemporiki.gr