Spyridoula Degaiti,Byzantine Iconographer

ABOUT



Spyridoula Degaiti,Byzantine Iconographer,About

CURRICULUM VITAE

I was born in Athens. I attended freehand drawing lessons at the Painting Workshop of painter N. Christoforakis. In 1997 I began my professional involvement with the Sacred Art of Byzantine Hagiography, taught by the iconographer Dimitrios Mourlas. I worked with him to paint many churches in Greece and the United States of America.

Painting of the Holy Temples in collaboration with Dimitris Mourlas:

• 1999 Saint Constantine & Saint Helen Church,New Ionia, Attica,Greece
• 1999 Saint Spyridon Church, New Ionia,Attica,Greece
• 2005 The Holy Trinity Church of Ekali, Athens,Greece
• 2005 Saint Nicholaos Greek Orthodox Church Atlantic City, USA
• 2006 Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Modesto California, USA
• 2011 Greek Orthodox Church of Our Savior, Rye New York, USA
• 2013 Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Orlando, Florida, USA
• 2016 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church Long Beach, California, USA
• 2016 Live-Giving Spring(Zoodochos Pigi)Church,Amarousion, Athens,Greece

PERSONAL ICONOGRAPHY OF HOLY TEMPLES

• 2000-2001 - Chapel of the Holy Temple of Saint Spyridon,New Ionia,Attica,Greece
• 2002-2004 - Entry of the Virgin Mary Church Paleokatounos,Arta,Greece
• 2003-2006 - Dormition of the Virgin Mary Church,Terpna,Arta,Greece
• 2003 - St.Paraskevi Church, Kato Kalentin, Arta, Greece
• 2005-2008 Saint Gerasimos & Saint Arsenios Chapel,New Ionia, Attica,Greece
• 2007 - Mr.Papandreou's Saint Dimitrios private church,Loutraki,Greece
• 2008 - Saints Raphael-Nikolaos-Irini Chapel,N. Heraklion, Attica,Greece
• 2008 - Saint John of Theologian Cemetery Church,Clenny, Corinth,Greece
• 2009 - Mrs Zoe Polizogopoulou's Saint Theodorous Private Church,Marousi,Attica,Greece
• 2019 - Saint Kosmas of Aitolos Chapel,New Ionia,Attica,Greece 

EXHIBITIONS PARTICIPATION

Group iconography exhibitions:

• 1998 Municipality of Athens of the Panhellenic Association of Iconographers
• 1998 Peace & Friendship Stadium,Piraeus,Greece
• 1999 Municipality of Heraklion Attica "Villa Stella", where for my contribution to culture, I received "Women's Day",Greece
• 1999/2000 Municipality of Karya Lefkada,Greece
• 2001 Municipality of Preveza,Greece
• 2002/2003 Municipality of Heraklion "Cultural Multicenter",Attica,Greece
• 2003 “Icon Art” Holy Session,Athens,Greece
• 2007 Gazi Technopolis of the Panhellenic Association of Iconographers,Athens,Greece
• 2008 Gordon Gallery, Ireland
• 2012 - Panetolio - Municipal Gallery of New Ionia, Panhellenic Association of Iconographers,Athens,Greece
• 2016 Exhibition of Byzantine Icons and Religious Art on "Colors and Taste".Holy Metropolis of Dimitriados New Ionia, Volos,Greece
• 2018 The 44th Clergy-Laity Biennial at Metropolis of Boston,USA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

• 2002: Iconography lessons for students of the 6th elementary school of New Heraklion Attica,Greece
• 1999-2013: Iconography lessons at the School of Byzantine Iconography of the Holy Metropolis of New Ionia - Philadelphia "Luke the Evangelist",Athens,Greece

SCIENTIFIC & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

• Member of the Hellenic Chamber of Fine Arts since 2001
• Member of the Panhellenic Association of Iconographers

Spyridoula Degaiti,Byzantine Iconographer
47,Pefkon - 14451 - Metamorphosis, Athens, Greece
(0030) 211 11 61081 - (0030) 694 016 0376
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