Artist Statement;

Born in New Zealand.
Lives and works in Sydney.

My works reflects architectural forms which are grounded in the framework of painting but realised in the form of sculpture. Working with aluminium and acrylic paints, I bend, fold, contort and manipulate my material.

 

Represented by Artereal Gallery, Sydney

http://artereal.com.au/artist/yioryios/

CV

Education:

- 2014                           Honours in Visual Arts, Majoring in Painting, at The Australian National University 

- 2011 to 2013              Bachelor of Visual Arts, Majoring in Painting, at The Australian National University

- 2013                           Exchange program at École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts Paris


Solo Exhibitions:

2017      'Points of Interception' Artereal Gallery - SYDNEY

2016      'Distorting the Inherent' Artereal Gallery - SYDNEY

Group Exhibitions:

2017     Agency Ltd, Tributary Projects - CANBERRA

2016     Braśilia Exhibition, Saint Cloche Gallery - SYDNEY

2016     ARO Gallery - SYDNEY

2016     A Salon of Infectious Ideas, Stanley Street Gallery - SYDNEY

2016     Long-distance, Mailbox Art Space - MELBOURNE

2016     Stanley Street Gallery Group Exhibition - SYDNEY

2016     Dank Street Project Space Group Exhibition - SYDNEY

2015      Stanley Street Gallery Group Exhibition - SYDNEY

2015      Canberra Contemporary Art Space Group Exhibition - SYDNEY

2015      'Capturing Inherent Patterns' Exhibition Belconnen Arts Centre - CANBERRA

2015      'CAPO Emerging Artists' Prize' Group Exhibition M16 Gallery - CANBERRA 

2015      'PAINT15' Group Exhibition Artereal Gallery - SYDNEY 

2014       'Light Space' Group Exhibition - CANBERRA 

2014       Graduating Exhibition, The Australian National University School of Art - CANBERRA 

2014       'Works on Paper' Group Exhibition - CANBERRA 
2014        Bay 9 Gallery - SYDNEY

2013        Graduating Exhibition, The Australian National University School of Art - CANBERRA

2013        Graduating Exhibition, École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts Paris  - PARIS

Achievements:

2016      Commissioned by the ANZ Bank – A large public sculpture located at their
               global headquarters in Melbourne

2016       Finalists & Winner (Plinth Prize) of the 'Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize' 2016

2015       Finalists in the 'Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize' 2015

2015       Studio Residence Award 'Square 1 Studios' 

2014       Alliance Francaise Exhibition Award

2014       Strathnairn Arts Exhibition Award

2014       Belconnen Arts Centre Exhibition Award

2014       Emerging Artists Support Scheme Award

2014       Acquisition Award

2014       Finalist in the QT Art Prize

2013       Emerging Artists Support Scheme Award

2013       Acquisition Award 

2013       Artwork acquired by the Australian Embassy (Paris) for its own private collection

2011        Winner of the Art Gallery of New South Wales Picasso Prize

2011        Featured in the National Gallery of Australia Sculpture day

2011        Featured in the Australian National University Newspaper “Woroni”

2010       Winner of the “I Heart Kirribilli Art Prize”

Publications:

2017     Artistic integrity vs patron desire | ANZ BlueNotes - https://bluenotes.anz.com/posts/2017/03/video-art-business-and-credit-cards/

2016      Artist Profile Magazine – Issue 34 - “Discovery - YIORYIOS” pg 146 - http://www.artistprofile.com.au/yior-yios/

2016      Habitat Living – Article “THE CONSTRUCTIVIST SCULPTURES OF YIORYIOS” -http://www.habitusliving.com/community/yioryios-sculpture

2016      Neoskosmos - Distorting-the-Inherent - http://neoskosmos.com/news/en/Distorting-the-Inherent

2016      ‘Distorting the Inherent’ Translates Realities into Abstracts http://au.greekreporter.com/2016/05/23/yioryios-papayioryiou-exhibit-distorting-the-inherent-translates-realities-into-abstracts/