Short Biography

An Artist Trapped Inside the Body of an Architect

Alexandros Maganiotis was born in Athens, Greece. 

He studied Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens N.T.U.A.

Completed postgraduate studies and received Master in Architectural Design (M.Arch) from “The Bartlett” Faculty of the Built Environment, U.C.L. London.

As a Visual Artist, he had six solo exhibitions in private galleries and Museums.

He took part in the exhibition Rooms 2014 organized by Kappatos Gallery in St. George Lycabettus in Athens.

He took part in the International Art-Fair of Athens, Art-Athina 2010, 2016, 2018.

The Alphabet: The Image of Letters was presented in 2015 at the Centre of Contemporary Art at the State Museum of Contemporary Art (curated by Yannis Bolis) in Thessaloniki, Greece.

The same year he had a solo show at Skoufa Gallery in Athens, entitled NO ONE: in Search of Identity.

In 2017, he was selected to take part in the 7th Beijing Biennale at the National Art Museum of China.

In 2018, he took part in the exhibition Cultural Memory at the Archaeological Museum of Milos.

He was selected to exhibit at the Mykonos Biennale Apatheia, in 2019 and at Osten Biennial of Drawing 2020, Skopje, North Macedonia.

He is a founding member and the Art Director of The Project Gallery in Athens, Greece.

Since 2005 he took part in many international group shows in Austria, Belgium, China, Cyprus, France, Greece, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Russia, Turkey, UK, UAE and USA. 

His works are included in the collections of MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art-Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art and State Museum of Contemporary Art Collections (Thessaloniki),  the Municipal Art Gallery (Chania), the Freud’s Dream Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia), the Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum (Matsue, Japan), Greece), the American College of Greece (Athens), FKP Collection, the Copelouzos Family Art Museum CFAM (Athens, Greece)the Luciano Benetton Collection (Italy) and in other private collections.