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Ketta Ioannidou

Ketta Ioannidou with Black Spring painting

Ketta Ioannidou (b. Nicosia, Cyprus) lives and works in New York, NY. Ioannidou holds an MFA from School of Visual Arts and a BA (Honours) from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.

Ioannidou represented Cyprus in the Cairo and Alexandria Biennales in Egypt and the 18th Asian Biennale in Bangladesh. She has had solo exhibitions at The Yard, Brooklyn, NY; South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, NY; Diatopos Centre of Contemporary Art, Nicosia, Cyprus; chashama 266, New York, NY.

Ioannidou has participated in group exhibitions at Thierry Goldberg, New York, NY; Superchief Gallery NFT, New York, NY; SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY; the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY; KUSTERA PROJECTS RED HOOK, Brooklyn, NY, Islip Art Museum, NY, and Local Project Art Space, Long Island City, NY. Residencies include Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space, AIM at the Bronx Museum, I-Park, and Aljira Emerge. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Art in America, Flash Art, the Brooklyn Rail, and Hyperallergic.

“Black Rainbows”, 2020, Oil on canvas, 43 x 34 inches
“Black Spring”, 2021, Oil on canvas, 72 x 55 inches
“TARDIS_Time and Relative Dimensions In Space”, 2020, Oil on canvas, 43 x 34 inches

 

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  1. […] Ketta Ioannidou spoke to us from Brooklyn in mid-September. She spent the summer in her native Cyprus after a few years away. Now returned to Brooklyn where she lives, she works from a studio at her home and benefits from an art supplies store located across the street. When we spoke she was at work on a series of abstract landscape paintings. Much of her work, she says, draws influence from the natural world of Cyprus – the land and the water. One work, in particular, titled Black Spring, draws influence from the life of Henry Miller. Ioannidou began this work during the lockdown period. To hear more about her work, and her re-entry into the world following lockdown, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Ketta Ioannidou spoke to us from Brooklyn in mid-September. She spent the summer in her native Cyprus after a few years away. Now returned to Brooklyn where she lives, she works from a studio at her home and benefits from an art supplies store located across the street. When we spoke she was at work on a series of abstract landscape paintings. Much of her work, she says, draws influence from the natural world of Cyprus – the land and the water. One work, in particular, titled Black Spring, draws influence from the life of Henry Miller. Ioannidou began this work during the lockdown period. To hear more about her work, and her re-entry into the world following lockdown, listen to the complete interview. […]

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