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Angel 2015


 
Born in Corfu, Greece.

She studied in New York,

Painting at Fine Arts Studio of NY,
Painting and Art History at The Art Students League of New York with Peter Cox, J. Passadino and Harvey Dinnerstein.
Painting and Sculpture at New York Academy of Art
Sculpture and Ceramics at Greenwich House Pottery with Yiannes and Movado Painting, Fashion Design, Sculpture, and Art History at Parsons School of Design with Sue Willis and Simon Dinnerstein where took honors among thousands of students.
In Athens, she took painting lessons from Jenny Papadaki and Thodoros Pantos.

She has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Greece, America, Italy, Holland, Denmark, Australia and West Indies.

To date she has painted hundreds of portraits in Greece, America, Denmark, Spain, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, Hungary, Austria, Sweden, Iraq, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Portugal, Australia, Netherlands.

Her works are in many international galleries, and many other collections worldwide.

She has illustrated literature books and children's books.

She has created scenery for theatrical performances in New York and Greece.

Having specialized in painting large surfaces, has painted several murals in Greece and abroad.

She established the music-visual team PanAngel8Arts with the composer Panayiotis Berlis , who writes music inspired by her works which performed live on special events, exhibitions and video presentations of her paintings directed by her.

The team PanAngel8Arts also presents the pioneering "LivePaint2LiveMusic" (live painting to live music) that is based on the creation painting by Angel.Kourkoulou live in front of the audience and is inspired by music that performed live by BerlisPan with a piano or also by a classic or modern band.

She teaches painting, fashion design, body painting, sculpture, and jewelry from 1988 until today in New York and in Greece in schools of public and private sectors as well as in private lessons.

She works volunteered with children in institutions and hospitals, using art therapeutic.

She also supports the Human Rights and other charitable purposes.

STUDIES

1984-86          Painting, fine Arts Studio of N.Y.

1987-88          Painting, Art Students League

1988-89          Painting-Sculpture, New York Arts Academy

1988-89          Sculpture-Ceramic, Pottery, House of Greenwich Village

1989-91          Painting-Sculpture-Construction, Parson School of Design N.Y.

 

  • 2017 Contemporary Space Athens "ENERGY ATHENS 2017", Athens, Greece
  • 2016 "Giorgio de Chirico" Art Centre, Volos, Greece
  • 2015 Museum of Folk Art and History of Pelion, Makrinitsa, Greece
  • 2015 "Giorgio de Chirico" Art Centre, Volos, Greece
  • 2014 Historical & Folk Museum of Portaria, Portaria, Greece
  • 2013 Museum of Folk Art and History of Pelion, Makrinitsa, Greece
  • 2013 "Polychoros" Art Center, Volos, Greece
  • 2012 "Achillion", Volos, Greece
  • 2012 "Giorgio de Chirico" Art Centre, Volos, Greece
  • 2011 "Giorgio de Chirico" Art Centre, Volos, Greece
  • 2011 "Art walks", Municipality of Volos, Volos, Greece
  • 2010 "Giorgio de Chirico" Art Centre, Volos, Greece
  • 2010 "Palea Electriki" Theatre, Volos, Greece 
  • 2009 "Vatsareas-Mavraki Manor", Makrinitsa, Pelio, Greece
  • 2009 "ArtVille" Gallery, Kolonaki, Athens, Greece.
  • 2009 "Designer's Dot Gallery", Athens, Greece.
  • 2007 "Gallery cafe",Thision, Athens, Greece
  • 2006 Cultural Center of the Municipality of Kalamata, Kalamata, Greece
  • 2006 "Chroma-Chroma" cafe, Athens, Greece
  • 2004 "Creon", Athens, Greece
  • 2002 "Peritechnon", Athens, Greece
  • 2001 Cultural Center of the Municipality of Athens, "Park of Freedom", Athens, Greece
  • 2000 Municipal Picture Gallery, Corfu Palace, Corfu, Greece
  • 1998 "Info cafe", Athens, Greece
  • 1998 "Gnosi" publications, Athens , Greece
  • 1997 "Rodian Villa Picture Gallery" , Rodes, Greece
  • 1997 Cultural Center of Simi, Simi, Greece
  • 1996 "Copenhagen, Cultural Capital of Europe", Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1993 "Rodian Villa Picture Gallery" , Rodes, Greece
  • 1992 Community Theater of Corfu , Corfu, Greece
  • 1991 "Small Works" N.Y. University , N.Y., U.S.A.
  • 1990 "Drawing Center" Gallery, SOHO N.Y. , U.S.A
  • 1989 "Parson School of Design" Gallery , N.Y., U.S.A.
  • 1988 "Art Students League" Gallery, N.Y., U.S.A

 

ACTIVITIES WITH
PanAngel8Arts
MUSIC-VISUAL
TEAM
  • 2013 LivePaint2LiveMusic & Poetry, "Spring of... senses", "Matsopoulos' Mill", Trikala, Greece
  • 2013 Music-visual fairytale, «Saratsis' amphitheatre» University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
  • 2013 LivePaint2LiveMusic, "Polychoros" Art Centre, Volos, Greece
  • 2012 Music-visual fairytale, "Polychoros" Art Centre, Volos, Greece
  • 2012 LivePaint2LiveMusic & Poetry, Pertouli, Trikala, greece
  • 2012 Music-visual fairytale, Achillion, Volos, Greece
  • 2012 LivePaint2LiveMusic, "Giorgio De Chirico" Art Centre, Volos, Greece
  • 2012 LivePaint2LiveMusic, "Giorgio De Chirico" Art Centre, Volos, Greece
  • 2011 Music-visual fairytale, Amphitheatre of Iolkos, Volos, Greece
  • 2011 Music-visual fairytale, Orphanage of Volos, Volos, Greece
  • 2010 LivePaint2LiveMusic + Poetry "Spring of Senses", Suita art-cafe, Trikala, Greece
  • 2010 LivePaint2LiveMusic "Art and Music Live...on stage!", Volos International Festival: MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS, Palea Elektriki Theatre, Volos, Greece
  • 2009 LivePaint2LiveMusic "Timbres of Angels" Christmas Event, Municipality of Volos, Volos, Greece
  • 2009 LivePaint2LiveMusic "Rainbow Kiss" a love event for children with cancer "Floga", University of Thessaly amphitheatre, Volos
  • 2009 Presentation of 100 paintings on Video Wall and Live String Quartet Concert by the title "Fuga For An Angel" at Percussion Camp Festival, Kommeno, Arta, Greece.
  • 2009 Presentation of 100 paintings on Video Wall and Live String Quartet Concert by the title "Fuga For An Angel" at Athanasakeon Archaeological Museum of Volos, Volos, Greece
  • 2008 LivePaint2LiveMusic, Aegli - Zappeon, Athens, Greece.
  • 2008 LivePaint2LiveMusic, Alavastron music stage, Athens, Greece
  • 2008 LivePaint2LiveMusic, Theatre Under the Bridge, Faliro, Athens, Greece
  • 2008 LivePaint2LiveMusic, Small Music Theatre, Athens, Greece

 

MUSIC-VISUAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
   

 

  • 2010 LivePaint2LiveMusic "ARGO" nusic-visual tale with narrator, Municipality of Volos, Old Electriki Theatre, Volos, Greece
  • 2009 LivePaint2LiveMusic Workshop "WaterSoundColours" at  E .C.E. (Educational Center for Environment) Makrinitsa, Pelio, Greece