Author: kordisgeorge

Anna Komnene. Egg Tempera on Board.
Anna Komnene. Egg Tempera on Board.
Arethas of Constantinople. Egg Tempera on wood.
Arethas of Constantinople. Egg Tempera on wood.
Galla Placidia. Egg Tempera on Wood.
Galla Placidia. Egg Tempera on Wood.
John Tzetzis, Egg Tempera on wood.
John Tzetzis, Egg Tempera on wood.
Michael Psellos as a monk. Egg Tempera on wood.
Michael Psellos as a monk. Egg Tempera on wood.
The Emperor Nicephoros Fokas.. Egg Tempera on wood.
The Emperor Nicephoros Fokas.. Egg Tempera on wood.
Saint John The Tailor. The newmartyr. Egg Tempera on wood.
Saint John The Tailor. The newmartyr. Egg Tempera on wood.
Saint Makarios Notaras in Mount Athos, Egg Tempera on wood.
Saint Makarios Notaras in Mount Athos, Egg Tempera on wood.
Saιnt Andronikos and saint Athanasia. Egg Tempera on wood.
Saιnt Andronikos and saint Athanasia. Egg Tempera on wood.
the Vision of saint John Koukouzelis. Egg Tempera on Wood.
the Vision of saint John Koukouzelis. Egg Tempera on Wood.
Theodora the last  Princess of the Macedonian Dynasty. Egg Tempera on Wood.
Theodora the last Princess of the Macedonian Dynasty. Egg Tempera on Wood.
Posted on August 1, 2016
 There... Digital Engraving. 2016
There… Digital Engraving. 2016
kore. Digital Engraving. 2016
kore. Digital Engraving. 2016
there...Digital Engraving. 2016
there…Digital Engraving. 2016
this little piece of rag...Digital Engraving. 2016
this little piece of rag…Digital Engraving. 2016
is there anything after my image? Digital Engraving. 2016
Mirror. Digital Engraving. 2016
lovers. Digital Engraving. 2016
Vanity oflove. Digital Engraving. 2016
Posted on July 30, 2016

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
. 

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
,

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)

 

Posted on May 13, 2016
ANNUNCIATION. EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD. 70X100 CM.
ANNUNCIATION. EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD. 70X100 CM.
BAPTISM OF CHRIST. EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 55X75 CM.
BAPTISM OF CHRIST. EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 55X75 CM.
NATIVITY. EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 55X75 CM.
NATIVITY. EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 55X75 CM.
PRESENTATION TO THE TEMPLE, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 55X75 CM.
PRESENTATION TO THE TEMPLE, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 55X75 CM.
PROPHET ELIAS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, ..X.. CM.
PROPHET ELIAS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, ..X.. CM.
SAINT DOMITILLA, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, X CM.
SAINT DOMITILLA, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, X CM.
SAINT JOHN THEOLOGIAN NAD PROHOROS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 40X50CM.
SAINT JOHN THEOLOGIAN NAD PROHOROS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 40X50CM.
VIRGIN MARY, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 30X40 CM. 2016
VIRGIN MARY, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 30X40 CM. 2016
SAINT NONNA. EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD , 30X40 CM, 2016
SAINT NONNA. EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD , 30X40 CM, 2016
SAINT ERFAIM THE SYRIEN EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD. 30X40 CM. 2016
SAINT ERFAIM THE SYRIEN
EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD. 30X40 CM. 2016
SAINT NATALIA, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 25X35 CM.
SAINT NATALIA, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 25X35 CM.
SAINT NOEPHYTOS OF CYPRUS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 40X50 CM.
SAINT NOEPHYTOS OF CYPRUS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 40X50 CM.
SAINT PRISCILLA, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, CM.
SAINT PRISCILLA, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, CM.
SAINT NATALIA, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 40X50 CM.
SAINT NATALIA, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 40X50 CM.
ST. STEPHEN , EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 35X70 CM.
ST. STEPHEN , EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 35X70 CM.
THE EMPTY TOMB, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 40X60 CM.
THE EMPTY TOMB, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 40X60 CM.
THE VISION OF PROPHET ELIAS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, X CM.
THE VISION OF PROPHET ELIAS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, X CM.
THEOTOKOS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 70X100 CM.
THEOTOKOS, EGG TEMPERA ON WOOD, 70X100 CM.
Posted on April 26, 2016
ink on paper, 35x50 cm
και νάχεις των αναχωρήσεων την μανία, ink on paper, 31×46 cm
ink on paper,17x25 cm
γιομάτη φύκια και ροδάνθη, αμφίβια μοίρα, ink on paper,25×30 cm
ink on paper,17x25 cm
Λιμάνι κατασκότεινο, στενό, χωρίς φανάρια ink on paper,22x30cm
ink on paper, 35x50 cm
Κι εγω που μόνον την υγρή έκταση αγάπησα, ink on paper, 31×46 cm
Egg Tempera on Paper on board, 50x70 cm.
Εδω κοντά σου χρόνια ασάλευτος να μένω, Egg Tempera on Paper on board, 100×70 cm.
Egg Tempera on Paper on board, 50x70 cm.
Τ᾽όνειτο πάει με τον καπνό στον ουρανό, Egg Tempera on Paper on board, 100×70 cm.
ink on paper, 50x70 cm
Να σε σκεπάσω θέλησα, γλιστράς και δεν μπορώ, Egg Tempera on paper, 100×70 cm
ink on paper,17x25 cm
Στερνή νυχτιά του λιμανιού δεν πάει χαράμι, ink on paper,22×30 cm
ink on paper, 35x50 cm
ενα μικρό αφρικάνικο ατσάλινο μαχαίρι, ink on paper, 31x546cm
ink on paper, 50x70 cm
Ο έρωτας σου μια πληγή και τρεις κραυγές, ink on paper, 42×62 cm
ink on paper, 50x70 cm
Ειν᾽ενα χέρι που πονάει, βαρύ και λαβωμένο, ink on paper, 42×62 cm
ink on paper, 50x70 cm
μακρυά πολύ μακρυά να ταξιδεούμε κι ηλιος πάντα μόνους να μας βρίσκει, ink on paper, 42×62 cm
Egg Tempera on Paper on board, 35x50 cm.
Κι αν κάποια στην Καλαμαριά πουκάμισο μου ρἀβει, Egg Tempera on Paper on board, 31×46 cm.
ink on paper, 35x50 cm
Θα μεταλάβω με νερό θαλασσινό, ink on paper, 31×46 cm
Posted on April 26, 2016
IKETIS, INK ON PAPER, 21X30 CM
IKETIS, INK ON PAPER, 21X30 CM
KASSANDRA, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
KASSANDRA, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
CLYTEMNESTRA , INK ON PAPER, 21X30 CM.
CLYTEMNESTRA , INK ON PAPER, 21X30 CM.
TRAGEDY, INK ON PAPER, 21X30 CM.
TRAGEDY, INK ON PAPER, 21X30 CM.
ANTIGONE, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
ANTIGONE, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
ECHO, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
ECHO, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
IKETIDES, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
IKETIDES, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
ISMENE, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
ISMENE, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
KALHAS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
KALHAS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
KARYATIS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
KARYATIS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
KARYATIS 2, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
KARYATIS 2, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
NARCISSUS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
NARCISSUS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
ODYSSEUS AND SIRENES, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
ODYSSEUS AND SIRENES, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
OEDIPUS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
OEDIPUS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
PRIAMUS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
PRIAMUS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
PROMETHEUS IN CHAINS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
PROMETHEUS IN CHAINS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
CHOROS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
CHOROS, GICLEE PRINT, 1/9. 17X24 CM.
Posted on April 26, 2016
Δένδρο Θα στέκομαι. Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
Δένδρο Θα στέκομαι. Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
Κάνε τον πόνο σου Άρπα, Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
Κάνε τον πόνο σου Άρπα, Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
φτωχός τώρα ξαπλώνομαι, Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
φτωχός τώρα ξαπλώνομαι, Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
Αθήνα, Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
Αθήνα, Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
..Και θάναι το τραγούδι μου σαν κλάμα, Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
..Και θάναι το τραγούδι μου σαν κλάμα, Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
Αχ, ολα έπρεπε νάρθουν όπως ήρθαν, Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
Αχ, ολα έπρεπε νάρθουν όπως ήρθαν, Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
Είσαι ψυχή μου..Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
Είσαι ψυχή μου..Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
Γραφιάς, Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
Γραφιάς, Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
Για τη ζωη μου μούλεγες, Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
Για τη ζωη μου μούλεγες, Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
Κι αν έσβυσε σαν ισκιος τ᾽ονειρό μου, Inks on Lokta paper, 55x75 cm, 2008
Κι αν έσβυσε σαν ισκιος τ᾽ονειρό μου, Inks on Lokta paper, 55×75 cm, 2008
κ᾽εχάθηκες, Inks on Lokta paper, 27,5x37,5 cm, 2008
κ᾽εχάθηκες, Inks on Lokta paper, 27,5×37,5 cm, 2008
Μοναξιά, Inks on Lokta paper, 25x35 cm, 2008
Μοναξιά, Inks on Lokta paper, 25×35 cm, 2008
Posted on April 26, 2016
A LONELY PICNIK . Egg Tempera on Canvas,  2014, 13,5x22 cm.
A LONELY PICNIK . Egg Tempera on Canvas, 2014, 13,5×22 cm.
BECAUSE LOVE DOESNT ASK WHAT LOVE IS. Egg Tempera on Board. 17x24 cm. 2010,
BECAUSE LOVE DOESNT ASK WHAT LOVE IS. Egg Tempera on Board. 17×24 cm. 2010,
DEDICATION, 25X40 CM. 2011 SILICATE PAINTS ON DRY WALL BOARD.
DEDICATION, 25X40 CM. 2011 SILICATE PAINTS ON DRY WALL BOARD.
FREEDOM AND DEATH, EGG TEMPERA ON BOARD, 40X50 CM.
FREEDOM AND DEATH, EGG TEMPERA ON BOARD, 40X50 CM.
HE WAS DREAMING OF TRAVELS. SILICATE PAINTS ON BOARD, 25X30 CM. 2012,
HE WAS DREAMING OF TRAVELS. SILICATE PAINTS ON BOARD, 25X30 CM. 2012,
I WAS ALWAYS WAITING FOR YOU. WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 30X40 CM. 2010,
I WAS ALWAYS WAITING FOR YOU. WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 30X40 CM. 2010,
LIBATION. WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER21X29 CM. 2010.
LIBATION. WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER21X29 CM. 2010.
LOVE IS INNOCENT. WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER. 21X29 CM. 2010
LOVE IS INNOCENT. WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER. 21X29 CM. 2010
NOSTALGIC. EGG TEMPERA ON BOARD.2010 35X50 CM.
NOSTALGIC. EGG TEMPERA ON BOARD.2010 35X50 CM.
OEDIPUS, SILICATE PAINTS, 23,5X32,5 CM, 2012
OEDIPUS, SILICATE PAINTS, 23,5X32,5 CM, 2012
SINGER, EGG TEMPERA ON CANVAS ON BOARD, 17x24 cm, 2014,
SINGER, EGG TEMPERA ON CANVAS ON BOARD, 17×24 cm, 2014,
THE APPLE WAS SHINING. WATERCOLOR ON PAPER. 40X50 CM.
THE APPLE WAS SHINING. WATERCOLOR ON PAPER. 40X50 CM.
THE MOON SIDE OF MY SELF. SILICATE PAINTS, 23,5X32,5 CM, 2012,
THE MOON SIDE OF MY SELF. SILICATE PAINTS, 23,5X32,5 CM, 2012,
WHAT I LOVE INCREASES THE GAP BETWEEN US, 17x24 cm. 2010,
WHAT I LOVE INCREASES THE GAP BETWEEN US, 17×24 cm. 2010,
Posted on April 26, 2016