- Why do you make art?
Do you mean apart from Aesthetics (ha,ha)? It is my way to explore what I call “the true threshold”. It helps me delimit the sense of time.
- What does your work aim to say?
It depends on what I explore from time to time. Sometimes, it could be the global warming and other times personal issues.
- How do you choose a theme?
It’s all about observation. Thoughts and feelings. The idea comes naturally but unexpectedly. At that unexpected moment, I know my theme and how to bring it into life!
- Is there a connection between your process and your artwork’s message?
Absolutely, it is not always obvious, but it is there!
- How do you know when a work is finished?
Nothing is ever finished; you just go farther, or you decide to leave it in order to examine it again, later, and again and again…
- Who are your biggest influences?
Abstract painters, poetry, concrete poetry, conceptual art, minimalism, expressionism.
- How do you seek out opportunities to promote your art?
I participate in exhibitions in Greece and abroad. I do use new media, social media and art platforms.
- What role does the artist have in society?
An artist must be a dreamer, a modulator, sarcastic or self-sarcastic, to bring to audience interesting aesthetic result and to provide redemption.
- What work do you most enjoying doing?
Inspiring people, self-motivation and be in love!
- How do you overcome creative blocks?
I meditate, I enjoy my routine and I visualize at the same time.
- Describe a real-life situation that inspired you?
Μy everyday work at Ahepa’s University hospital blood center. All experiences gathered during my duties there, formed my exhibition with the title ‘Sang’.Generally I believe that my work at the hospital influences my work and my aspects.
- What jobs have you done other than being an artist?
Nurse, psychologist, art teacher, art therapist, photographer, designer.
- What do you dislike about the art world?
- What is your dream project?
To have the time and the conditions to make art and live my family by it.
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
If you devote even an hour a day to what you want to do, no matter what you do for the rest of the day, sooner or later you will say “I did it!”.