Short Curriculum Vitae

of  Christianna Asprouli

She was born in Athens and she lives and works in Athens and London. Honours graduate of the Athens School of Fine Arts (A.S.F.A.). Graduate of Plastic Arts from the Sorbonne University, Paris 1. She initially studied Archaeology in Greece and continued with professional postgraduate studies, in the same field, at the Lumière University Lyon 2 (Archaeology of the Object, Building and Space) as well as in the field of Art History at the Paul-Valéry University Montpellier 3 (specialization: Art, History and Science Collections and Museums).

Following her passion for the science of Archaeology, she took part in international excavation programs and surface surveys with the University of Cambridge (Keros, Cyclades), in the Late Helladic - Mycenaean civilization in Jannata Poros (Kefallonia), in the Ancient city of Eliki (N. Peloponnese) and with the University of the Aegean (Sarakinou cave, Boeotia). She also collaborated twice with the Ephorate of Paleoanthropology - Speleology of Northern Greece. She also attended two international seminars (Summer Schools) organized by the University of the Aegean: firstly in Andros on the subject of Marine Archeology (120 hours of courses) and, secondly, in Delphi on the subject of Digital Technologies in Cultural Heritage, Museums and Tourism (150 hours of courses).

In the field of Museology, she collaborated with the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the Museum of the Ancient Agora of Athens, the Heraklion Museum in Thiseio, Athens, the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology of Kostas Kotsanas, Athens, and abroad with the Biterrois Museum in the city of Beziers (Montpellier, France).

Concerning the Visual Arts, she has participated – until today – in four Byzantine art group exhibitions (two with the Hagiography Workshop of the Municipality of Kifissia, one with the Frescoes and Portable Icons Workshop of the School of Fine Arts at the Byzantine and Christian Museum of Athens and one which was organized by the Holy Synod of Greece). She also presented her first solo exhibition with icons of Byzantine Hagiography in the "Kostis Palamas" building of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2017) and her second solo exhibition with 300 pointillism and watercolor artworks in the presentation of a historical album on the theme of the Greek flag (2023). Some of her artworks in Byzantine Art can be found at Orthodox Churches in Greece and in private collections. Furthermore, she presented works of secular art in three group exhibitions held in Thessaloniki (2022) and Athens (2023). For more information, click here.

She has illustrated a book with a theme from Ancient Greece, as well as a Historic Anniversary Book - Album for the 200 years of Greek Independence, over 600 pages long on the subject of the Greek Flag. For more information, click here.

At the moment she is engaged in the illustration of the Ancient Greek Language and Culture school books for the Secondary Education which are to be revised by the Ministry of Education of Greece.

She has, also, undertaken the general editing of a digital book for the course of Visual Arts in schools of Primary and Secondary Education in Greece (lesson plans by students of A.S.F.A within the framework of the "Teaching of Art" course). Her two suggested lesson plans are titled: "A Chest of Books" and "Following the Muses." Furthermore, she collaborated with the Athens University of Economics in the action "Art and Education" (2021-2023).

She had the honour and joy to study, with scholarship, at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris (Erasmus program) during the winter semester 2019-2020 where, at the end, she presented in a group exhibition three frescoes (studio of professor Mr. Philippe Bennequin), two mosaics (studio of professor Mr. Fabrice Vannier) and two swords forged by her (studio of professor Mrs. Carole Leroy) (click here).

As for her degree show in A.S.F.A. she presented four oil paintings of monumental dimensions 5m. x 2m. each one of them, having as theme the four elements of Nature: "EARTH, AIR, FIRE and WATER".

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