EVA MITALA (Greece, Athens b. 1978 / act: Athens & Hydra Island)
Eva Mitala was born on 3 February 1978 in Athens, Greece. She studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts - ASFA (2000-2005) painting with Yannis Valavanidis, Michalis Manousakis, Nikos Tranos, and stage design with George Ziakas. In 2006 Mitala participated in a transfer program to Cuba, researching the Yoruba tradition, religion and dance.
Eva Mitala presented the following personal exhibitions: Caprichos, Art Queen Gallery, Athens (2006); Fantasies, G.K. Gallery, Sifnos Island (2006); Pototokyo, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (2008); and Utopia, S.A. Art Gallery, Kea Island (2008). § She also took part in the following group exhibitions: 1st Biennial of Hydra , Melina Merkouri Art Space, Hydra Island (2004); Miaoulia , Melina Merkouri Art Space, Hydra Island (2005); Afrodite Litti Group Show, George Karydis Center of Visual Arts, Filothei (2005); Antonis Argyros Group Exhibition, Art Space Gallery, Santorini Island (2006 , 2008, 2009); 2nd Biennial of Hydra, Melina Merkouri Art Space, Hydra Island (2006); Artphilo Gallery Launch, The Hellenic Centre, London (2006); A Personal Territory, Art Vo Gallery, Sibiu, Roumania (2007); Emergency Room, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens (2007); The Affordable Festival, Artphilo Gallery, London (2007); Greek Artists, Museum of Arts, Bucarest, Roumania (2008); Astrolavos Art Galleries in Art Athina, Hellexpo, Athens (2008); Demode, G.K. Gallery, Sifnos Island (2008); Lernea Hydra, Melina Merkouri Art Space, Hydra Island (2008); The Affordable Festival, Artphilo Gallery, London (2008); Bargain Prices on Elephant Gun, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens (2008); Emergency Room, Taiss Gallery, Paris (2008); Geisai#12, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan (2009); Astrolavos Art Galleries in Art Athina, Tae-Kwon-Do Pavillion, Faliro (2009); Emergency Room, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli - PAN, Naples (2009); Summertime, Metamorfosis Gallery, Thessaloniki (2009); and About Love, S.A. Art Gallery, Kea Island, Greece (2009).
Eva Mitala currently lives and works in Athens and Hydra Island.
[Megakles Rogakos 02/2009]
LYKOUDIS, GEORGE Eva Mitala: Pototokyo 2008 Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan