Born in Athens, 1981

Education
1998 - 2005
: National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture. Theoritical Lecture : "Exploration of the Relationship between Design and Art". Diploma Project : "Designing and constructing seats with artistic dimension"

Seminars
2010 - 2012
: Handmade Jewellery Courses, Agia Paraskevi, teacher Dimitris Nicolaidis.
2009 - 2010
: Handmade Jewellery Courses, Agia Paraskevi, teacher Dimitris Nicolaidis.
March 2009 :
Seminar with Loukia Richards «Overcomming the difficulty of comunication, a course for artists (and not only)».
2008 - 2009: Seminars on handmade jewellery and object – repusse techniques, Melissia, teacher Despina Kalliga.
2007 - 2008: Seminars on handmade jewellery and microsculpture, Melissia, teacher Despina Kalliga.
June 2008 : Seminar on Art Clay Silver, Paco Art Center.
2007
: Seminar on digital image processing, PHOTOVISION 2007 (fine-art image printing, digital colour processing, secrets and special techniques for Photoshop).
November 2005: Photography Seminar, FOCUS School.
2003 - 2004: Seminar on 3D Design&Visualisation using Autodesk VIZ R4.
1996 - 1998: Art Drawing Class, Plakas School, Athens.

Professional Expirience
Sept. - Oct. 2009:
Phtography work for the play «Send me back a Republica»,  director Yiannis Anastasakis, STIGMI, THEATER ARGO, Athens / 2009 - 2012 : Architectural Project for 2 summer houses in Kythnos Island / June 2008 : Part-time work in an architectural office  / Aug. - Sept. 2007 : Construction of a model for the Nobel Museum in Athens and presentation of the model at the International Exhibition in Thessaloniki / May 2007: Collaboration with ADBOX for the design of a special advertising project for HEINEKEN / Apr. - May 2007: Study for an interior renovation of a furniture store «MORPHOS – SOFAS+BEDS» / Febr. 2007: Photography work for the theatrical festival entitled «Second Theatre Lectern», ALEKTON, Athens / 2005 - 2011: Voluntary work for the Hellenic Industrial Design / Sept. 2006 - today : Design work for the furniture firm LYOHOROS EPE

She has participated in numerus exhibitions on design, photography and jewellery :
Underlight
Objects – Light, Furniture, Object, ALEKTON, Athens 2005 / The camera in the hands of joung people, ALEKTON, Athens 2005 / Αντικείμενα τέχνης προς χρήση και ευχαρίστηση, BARTESERA, Athens 2006 / DesignFest, BARTESERA, Athens 2007 / FURNIDEC - HELEXPO Thessaloniki (2007, 2008) / Tell A Story Tradeshow, BIOS, Athens 2009 / Future Bench Mark, TECHNOPOLIS, Athens 2010 / DESIGNLABThe Show for Architectural, Interior & Industrial Design (Athens 2009 / Metropolitan Expo, Athens 2010) / Greek Designer’s Proposals on the fields of Lighting, Furniture and Object, BARTESERA, Athens (2008/ 2009/ 2010/ 2011/ 2012) / ROTA Exhibition, Athens 2012

The last few years she has maintains a jewellery workshop in Papagos, Athens.

Contact details

Website: www.karakalpaki.com