Voula Massoura was born on 29 April 1936 in Chalkida, prefectural capital of Euboea island, Greece. She studied graphics arts in Krefeld Germany under Pr. Georg Muche and Immecke Mitscherlich - both founders and major representatives of the Bauhaus movement - and in Salzburg Austria under Pr. Heinz Trökes of the Berlin Academy. Between 1960-1964 she worked in Athens as a graphic artist and illustrator for advertising firms, newspapers and periodicalls. Between 1964-1979 she focused on painting and assemblages. During 1980-1990 she worked in the manner of textile art, using mainly vegetable fibres and acrylics. Between 1990-1996 she created a series of works under the general title "Banners" where the main material used is tarpaper. Since 1997 she has been working on a new series of work "Decay - Reminiscenses".
Voula Massoura presented the following personal exhibitions: Galerie Zygos, Athens (1964); Chryssothemis Gallery, Athens (1970); Astor Gallery, Athens (1975); Trito Mati Gallery, Athens (1979); Pansellinos Gallery, Athens (1980); Retrospective 1970-1980, Thessaloniki (1980); Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens (1985); Institut Français, Thessaloniki (1986); Municipal Art Gallery, George I. Katsigras Museum, Larissa Greece (1986); Medusa Art Gallery, Athens (1990, 1995, 2003, 2008); Goethe Institut, Athens (1991); Famagusta Gate, Nicossia, Cyprus (1993); Koule - Medieval Castle of Heraclion, Crete, Greece (1993); Institute of Byzantine & Post-Byzantine Studies, Venice, Italy (1996); Palazzo del Podesta, Faenza, Italy (1996); Terracotta Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece (1997); Medusa Art Gallery, Athens (2000); and Retrospective 1990-2000, Municipal Gallery Alekos Kondopoulos, Lamia, Greece (2000); Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion (2002); and Retrospective 1985-2005, Municipal Art Gallery, Rhodes (2008). § She also took part in the following group exhibitions: Panhellenic Exhibitions, Athens (1963, 1975, 1987); Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria (1972); Modern Greek Art, Chicago, USA (1974); Salon d'Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, France (1975); Biennale d'Alexandrie, Alexandria, Egypt (1982); Athens Cultural Capital of Europe: Reminiscences - Transformations - Quests, National Gallery - Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens (1985); 7th International Mini-Textile Biennale, Savaria Museum, Szombathely, Hungary (1988); Five Greek Artists, Communauté Européenne, Brussels, Belgium (1988); Ancienne Laiterie, Strasburg, France (1989); II Salon International du Petit Format Honorary Award, Villefranche Castle, Nice, France (1992); Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (1993); International Textile Triennial, Łódź, Poland (1995); Medusa Art Gallery in Art Athina #5, Helexpo, Athens (1995); The Focus of the Gaze, Brussels, Belgium (1998); A Trip Through Plastic Arts, Psychari 36 Gallery, Athens, Greece (1999); Banner, Flag, Sign, Psychari 36 Gallery, Athens (1999); 4th International Art Biennial, Sarjah, United Arab Emirates (1999); Greece the Mediterranean, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Nice, France (1999); Contemprarry European Fibre Art: Living Waters, Helsinki, Finland (1999); The Bests, Medusa Art Gallery, Athens (2000); Intercontinental Meeting of Women, Contemporary Art Centre, Larissa (2002); Medusa Art Gallery in Art Athina #10, Helexpo, Athens, (2003); 11th International Triennial of Textile Art, Lodj, Poland (2004); Bird Invest: The Nesting Box Project, Burgloon, Belgium (2005); Artistic Encounter of Greece & China, Beijing, China (2005); Berlaymont: Summa Artis, Brussels, Belgium (2006); The Alpha Bank Collection: Greek Art from 1920 to Nowadays, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2006); The Place is Elsewhere, Medusa Art Gallery, Athens (2007); and Medusa Art Gallery in Art Athina #14, Helexpo, Athens (2008).
Artworks by Voula Massoura are kept at the following institutions: The Alpha Bank Collection, Athens; The American College of Greece - ACG Art, Athens; Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki.
Voula Massoura currently lives and works in Athens.