CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Melpomeni Irakleous

Born 1994, Nicosia, Cyprus.

2019 - Present, living and working in Edinburgh.

 

Education:

B.A. Hons Painting, Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

 

Solo Exhibitions:


2017. 'A Closer Overlook', Gallery 3 , Edinburgh Palette, E­­dinburgh.



Selected Exhibitions:​


2019. 'ALIGHT', Visual Arts Scotland, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.


2018. 'The Winter Show', Compass Gallery, Glasgow.


2018. 'Refresh', Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh.


2017. 'Makers' Fair', Gallery 1, Edinburgh Palette, Edinburgh.


2017. ‘Mixed Bag’, Aberdeen Arts Centre & Theatre, Aberdeen.

2017. ‘Prize 2017’, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham.

2017. ‘Fresh’, Whitespace, Edinburgh.


2017. ‘Stuffed Gallery’, Newave Gallery, Aberdeen.


2016. ‘FLY 2016’, Visual Arts Scotland, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.


2016. ‘Lines to paint’, Aberdeen Arts Centre & Theatre, Aberdeen.

2016. ‘The New Generation Show’, Compass Gallery , Glasgow.

2016. ‘Degree Show’, Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen.

2016. ‘Stuffed Gallery’, Newave Gallery, Aberdeen.

2016. ‘Grays 16. Interim Show’, Gallery 1, Edinburgh Palette, E­­dinburgh.

2015. ‘Mixed Bag’, Upper Level, Bottlecup Brewer­­­y. Aberdeen.

2013 .‘SoMART’, NEOS Open Studios Exhibitions, Aberdeen.

2012. ‘Water, the most precious thing we have’, Famagusta Gate, Nicosia.

2011.‘5th Pancyprian Photographic Student Competition’, ΑΗΚ, Nicosia.



Awards:


Stern Award for Figurative Art,  'ALIGHT', Visual Arts Scotland, Edinburgh, 2019.


Act Graduate Award, Aberdeen Arts Centre & Theatre, Aberdeen, 2016.

1st prize, Painting Poster, ‘Water, the most precious thing we have’, Nicosia Water Board, 2012.

Commendation, Painting Poster, ‘History of Cyprus’, Kykkos Eniaio Lyceum B, 2012.

3rd prize, 5th Pancyprian Photographic Student Competition, ‘Nature-landscape’ 2011.



Gallery Education:

Peacocks Visual Arts – Volunteer.  2015/6




Other Education:

NHS GRAMPIAN Woodend Hospital -  Volunteer(Social Art sessions) 2015/6​

Melpomeni Irakleous

Melpomeni  Irakleous currently lives and works in Scotland.

Works predominantly with oil paint and mixed media.