Konstantinos Efimidis

Website: http://www.efimidis.com/

Email: kostas.efimidis@gmail.com

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VIOLINIST—Oil, Canvas, 110x120

SILENCE—Oil, Canvas, 70х50

PHOTOGRAPHER—Oil, Canvas, 50х40

LIKENESS—Oil, Canvas, 80x60

INSPIRATION-(POETESS)—Oil, Canvas, 60x50

CLOWNS—Oil, Canvas, 79x69


Statement

With a quick glance at Efimidis’ paintings one can instantly notice the aesthetic resonances with the pursuits of Russian artists of the circle Larionof – Filonof and the works of some representatives of the Paris School such as Picasso, Chagall and others.

Biography

Konstantinos Efimidis was born in 1962. He graduated from the University of Fine Arts in Moscow. Since his childhood Kostas had pursued and developed his interest in painting obtaining his first experience from his father who was a painter.

The first paintings he made at the age of 12. He decorated the Literature classroom with several portraits of famous writers.

In 2001 he became a member of Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece (E.E.T.E.) and Visual Artists Association of Northern Greece (Σ.Κ.Ε.Τ.Β.Ε.). He is also a member of Moscow Association of Artists.

In December of 2001 his name was inscribed in “The Atlas of Greek Diaspora”, in which all honored workers of world-wide Greek Diaspora are listed. The biggest artwork created by Kostas is “Alexander The Great’s Battle of Issu”(2002). This battle-piece is 15 meters wide and 3.5 meters height, oil on canvas. The painting is permanently exposed in Officers Chamber’s Ceremony Hall in Thessaloniki. There also exposed his other battle-painting “1940 Battle against Italians in Northern Greece” (2003, 2.6m X 3.6m, oil on canvas).

It September 2017, “Saint George” painting (1.24m X 3.34m, oil, charcoal, canvas) was gifted by the Russians of Greece at the 870th anniversary of Moscow and today it is located in the Moscow Museum. His paintings are also located in Municipal Gallery of Thessaloniki, art gallery of Drama as well as in public and private collections around the world.

Kostas lives and works in Thessaloniki (Greece) since 1992.

More than twenty-five (25) personal exhibitions worldwide.
Participated in more than fifty (50) team exhibitions worldwide.