Kordis Georgios, CV

CURRICULUM VITAE GEORGE KORDIS Athens, Greece

EDUCATION

1991 – Ph.D. in Theology and Byzantine Aesthetics, University of Athens, Greece

1989 – Postgraduate Master of Theology, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Boston, Massachusetts

1987-1989 – Studies in Medieval Techniques, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2008-2013 Assistant Professor of Byzantine Art, University of Athens, School of Theology, Athens, Greece

2003-2008 Lecturer, Byzantine Art, University of Athens, School of Theology, Athens, Greece

VISITING PROFESSOR

2004-2007 : Yale University, Institute of Sacred Music

2006-2007 : 
School of Theology, Department of Fine Art and Conservation, Bucharest, Romania

2005:
 Art and Design University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2006: Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, School of Theology, Boston

2006: Ukrainian National Pedagogical University, Odessa

2008: 
Orthodox Institute of Theology and Sacred Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia

2011:&2012: University of South Carolina, Arts Department, Columbia, SC

2013, 2016: University of Notre Dame, Department of Theology and Institute for Church Life.

SOLO RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2017- Homeric Seashores, National and Archeological Museum of Athens, Greece

2017- Light out of Light. Athos, Byzantium, Ecumeni. Icons. Agioritiki  Estia, Thessaloniki, Greece


2016 – Museum of World Religions, Taipei, Taiwan


2015 – National Museum of Romania, Cotroceni Palace, Bucharest, Romania
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2015 – Meklart Gallery, Paris, France

2015 – Desmos Gallery, Paris, France

2015 –Heavenly Beauty on Earth, Bulgarian Cultural Centre, Paris, France.

2015 – The Faces of EROS, The Burroughes, Toronto, ON.
Canada

2014-2015 – Between Worlds, The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, Oceanville, New Jersey

2013 Light and Rhythm. Byzantine icons in the Post-modern World, Yale, Institute Of Sacred Music Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

2013 Writing with Light, Malloy Hall Chapel, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2013 Byzantine Personalities, Theocharakis Foundation, Athens, Greece

2010 Of the Unknown Warriors and Heroes, Municipal Gallery of Salonica, Villa Bianca.

2010 The Confession of a Point, Argo Gallery, Athens

2009 Painting Exhibition, Municipal Gallery of Kavala, Greece
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2009Icons. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, National Gallery of Bulgaria ,Sofia, Bulgaria

2009 Painting Exhibition, Amimoni Gallery, Ioannina, Greece

2008 Eros- Archangel: Exhibition By Georgios Kordis, Yakintheia Summer Festival, Anogiea, Crete, Greece.

2008 Municipal Gallery of Drama, Drama, Greece

2007-2008 A Pictorial discussion with Nikos Eggonopoulos’ Poetry, Ianos Gallery, Salonica & Athens, Greece

2007 San Lorenzo Basilica, Tomba di Donatello, Florence, Italy

2007 George Seferis’ Thrush, Aenaon Gallery, Athens, Greece

2007 George Seferis’ Thrush, Sterling Memorial Library, Memorabilia Room, Yale University

2006 The Passion According to Mathew, Aenaon Gallery, Athens, Greece

2005-2006 A Pictorial Approach to the Poetry of Nikos Kavadias Ianos Gallery, Salonica & Athens, Greece

2005 The Chamber of the Innocent, Aenaon Gallery, Athens, Greece

GROUP EXHBIITIONS
2010 Tracing Istanbul”, Istanbul 2010: European Capital of Culture, Theology School of Chalke, Istanbul Icon Painting Exhibition,
2010 2nd Symposium of Greek Ecclesiastical Arts, Byzantine Museum of Athens

COMMISSIOINS – WALL PAINTINGS

Saint Photeini Chapel, St. Nicholas Ranch, Dunlap , CA

St. Catherine, Greek Orthodox Church, Braintree, MA

St. George Church, Fishers, Indiana

Holy Trinity Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Holy Trinity Church, Carmel, Indiana

St. Sofia Church, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Holy Trinity Church, Columbia, South Carolina

Church of Presentation of Christ to the Temple (Fanerwmeni), Athens, Greece

Church of St. Nicholas, Beirut, Lebanon

Church of the Dormition of Mary, Athens, Greece

Monastery of Docheiariou, Mount Athos

AWARDS

2015 State of South Carolina, House of Representatives, Commendation and Recommendations for their artistic efforts on the Or

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIA

2014 BYZANTIUM: Ottawa International Byzantine Arts Symposium, Ottawa Ontario ( Lecturer and Organize)

2012 5th International Symposium of Ecclesiastical Arts, Bucharest, Romania

2011 4th International Symposium of Ecclesiastical Arts, New Valamo Monastery, Finland

2010 3rd International Symposium of Ecclesiastical Arts, Orthodox Institute of Ecclesiastical Arts, St Petersburg, Russia

2010 2nd Atelier international de pictura bisericeasca, Iassi, Romania

2009 1st International Symposium of Ecclesiastical Painting, School of Theology, University of Salonica, Greece

PUBLICATIONS

2010 Egg Tempera: Color as light in Byzantine Painting (Athens: Armos)

2007 The Character and the Reason of the Abstraction in Byzantine Painting (Athens: Armos)

2006 The ‘Ermeinia’ of Dionysios of Fourna: an Aesthetic and Artistic Response (Athens: Armos)

2006 Tradition and Creativity in the Work of Fotis Kontoglou (Athens: Armos)

2005 On the Character of Greek Folk Art (Athens: Armos)


2002 The Iconology of St Photius and Sacred Art in the Post-Iconoclast Period (Athens:Armos)

2001 Greek Folk Painting as Consolation (Athens: Armos)


2001 Fayum Portraits and Byzantine Icons (Athens: Armos)


2000 Icons (Athens: Armos)


2000 The Icon as Communion (Athens: Armos). Translated in English, Serbian, Romanian, Finish, Russian, and Spanish. French will be available in 2016.


1998 Faces in the Icons of Theophan the Cretan and the Use of Color: An Aesthetic Reading

(Athens: Armos)

PUBLICATIONS ABOUT THE ARTIST
2010 Trivizadaki, A., “Georgios Kordis on the 1821 Revolution”, in Georgios Kordis: Of the Unknown Warriors and Heroes Exhibition Catalogue, Municipal Gallery of Salonica
2010

Gakis, V., “On the Work of Georgios Kordis”, in Georgios Kordis: Of the Unknown Warriors and Heroes Exhibition Catalogue, Municipal Gallery of Salonica
2010

Heliopoulou, Rogan, O., “Introduction”, in Georgios Kordis: The Confession Of A Point Exhibition Catalogue, Argo Gallery 
2009

Shina, A., “Introduction”, in Georgios Kordis: Of the Unknown Warriors and Heroes
2009 Exhibition Catalogue, Ellinogermaniki Agogi (Athens)
2010

Zias, N., “Georgios Kordis’ Painting and the 1993 Transformation of Everyday Life”, in Georgios Kordis: Painting (Athens: Armos)
2007

Shina, A., “Introduction”, in The Fleeting Dreams of Joy: A pictorial discussion with the poetry of Nikos Eggonopoulos (Salonica: Ianos)
2007

Nelson, Robert, S., “George Seferis’ Thrush in Painting: An Exhibit by Artist Georgios Kordis”, in George Seferis’ Thrush in Painting Exhibition Catalogue, Yale University 
1996

Tzotzola, V., “Achlios, Kichli, Kyklia”, in George Seferis’ Thrush: A pictorial Approach by Georgios Kordis (Athens: Armos)
2007

Zouraris, K., “Georgios Kordis: Personifications, in Georgios Kordis: Catalogue, (Athens: Armos)
 1995

Triantafyllopoulos, N. “Contemporary and Old Art”, in Enopia Pamfanoonta Exhibition Catalogue, (Athens: Armos) 
1995

Zias, N. “Georgios Kordis on Fotis Kontoglou”, in Enopia Pamfanoonta Exhibition Catalogue (Athens: Armos, 
1994

Plessa, E., “Georgios Kordis: From the Spiritual to the Earthly”, Δελτίο Διοικήσεως Επιχειρήσεων 33, 285, 
1993

Xinopoulos, K., G., “The Icon Painting Work of Georgios Kordis”, Introduction in Christmas Short Stories (Athens: Armos)