Yiannis Galanopoulos is a Greek interdisciplinary visual artist.
He has participated in numerous solo and group international art exhibitions in the UAE, Europe, the USA, Australia, China and Japan. His work has been acquired by private and public collections. He has a BFA in Photography and Multimedia, a Master of Arts degree in Humanities and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Visual Studies. He is a PhD Candidate at the Royal Melbourne Institute Of Technology in Australia and holds an assistant professor’s position at Zayed University Abu Dhabi.
2017 PhD Candidate at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
2012 Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies. Norfolk State University, Norfolk VA, USA
2011 Master of Arts in Humanities. Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA, USA
2011 Master of Arts in Visual Studies. Norfolk State University, Norfolk VA, USA
2007 BFA in Photography and Audiovisual Arts. Technological Educational University of Athens, Greece
Professional Photographer-Videographer-Graphic Designer-Artist
2001-2011 Freelance photographer-graphic designer-artist
2018-current. Assistant Professor of Art at Zayed University
2013-2018. Visual Arts lecturer at the United Arab Emirates University, Coordinator of the Fine Arts Program
2011-2013. Private courses in Fine Art Photography
2019 China, Pingyao International Photo Festival, Solo exhibition. Title Transient Places
2018 Vilnius Lithuania, Muzikos Gallery, Title: Reduction to Absurdity
2014 Norfolk, Virginia, USA, Selden Arcade City of Norfolk, Title: “A world of Immaterial Objects”
2013 Paris France, Gallery La Petite Vivienne, Title: “A World of Immaterial Objects”
2011 Portsmouth VA, USA Tidewater Visual Arts Center, Title: “Unmanned and Inanimate”. Curator Shelley Brooks.
2007 Athens Greece, 14th International Month of Photography, Athens Photo festival, Literature and Arts Center APOPSI, Title: “Update City”. Curator: Kostas Goudis
Selected group exhibitions
2019 Athens, Greece. Performances and Re-performances. Duo exhibition, curated by Ioannis Galanopoulos
2019 Rome, Italy. Divenire. Group exhibition. T24, curated by Giuditta Nidiaci
2018 China. Territories. Pingyao International Photography Festival, Group show, curated by Shane and Tammy Hulbert, Title: “Out of Place”
2018 Italy. Biennale Art Dolomites, Title: “Exosphere”
2017 Melbourne, Australia, George Paton Gallery, Title: Poetry, “Simulations Of Love and Absence”
2017 Sharjah, UAE, Sharjah Art Foundation, Title : Urbanism, “UAE Interiors”
2017 Al, Ain, UAE, Al Ain Mall Arena, Title : “Intergalactic Voyage” with Toomas Altnurme
2016 Al Ain, UAE Science Innovation Park,Title : “Intergalactic Discourses”
2016 Paris, France, Gallery 12 Avenue Des Artistes, Title : “Peace”
2015 Sharjah, UAE, Sharjah Art Foundation, Title : “Objects of Human Automation”
2013 Paris, France, Salon Art Shopping, Carrousel Du Louvre.
2010 Lynchburg VA, USA Academy of Fine Arts Lynchburg VA, National Juried Photography Exhibition, Title: “No Place Architecture”. Curator: Jon Phillip Sheridan
2010 Kiyosato, Japan, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Young Portfolio 2009 group exhibition, Title: “Photographs Of The Next Generation”. Curator: Hosoe Eicoh
2009 Texas Visual Arts Center, USA, International Juried Photography Exhibition Shorelines, juried by Joseph Schenk and Franklin Sirmans, Title: “Series Seafront Views”
2009 Lynchburg VA, USA, The Academy of Fine Arts Lynchburg VA Annual, National Juried Photography Exhibition, Title: “American Postcards”. Curator: Leslie Bellavance
2009 Norfolk VA, USA, Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries Norfolk – Juried National Exhibition, Title: “Series Versions of Unnoticed”
2006 Athens, Greece, 13th International month of Photography, Young Greek Photographers 06, Title: “Seafront Views”. Curator: Stavros Moresopoulos
2005 Athens Cultural Center Municipality of Kifisia, Title: “Keratsini”. Curator: Xaris Pressas
2005 Athens Greece, Photo Vision 2005, Group Exhibition, Title: “Untitled BnW”. Curator: Xaris Pressas
2004 Kranidi Cultural Center, Greece, 8 Young Greek Photographers, Title: “Images in black and white”. Curator: Kostas Goudis
2012 International Photography of the Year Awards (New York). Honorable mention in Fine Arts Photography
2009 International Photography of the Year Awards (New York). Honorable mention in Architectural Photography
2019 China, Pingyao International Photo Festival, Solo exhibition. Title Transient Places exhibition catalogue.
2019 Performances and Re-performances Exhibition Catalogue, Athens, Greece
2019 Divenire Exhibition Catalogue, Rome, Italy
2018 Bienalle Arte Dolomites. Exhibition Catalogue. Venice. Italy
2018 Don’t Judge the Subject by its Photograph (Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée,Volume 45, Issue 3, Septembre 2018, pp. 411-423).
2017 Vantage Point 5 exhibition catalogue. Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah UAE
2015 Vantage Point 3 exhibition catalogue. Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah UAE
2011“A Photograph Without Space and Time – Functions, Values and Messages of the Generated-Through Software Photograph”, (GSP) GRIN Verlag, ISBN-10: 3656034400