Short Biography

Elli Lestas, British artist based in Cyprus. Foundation Course at Ravensbourne College of Design, followed by a BA Degree in Textile Design at Camberwell College of Art, she then worked as a lecturer of Textiles at the London College of Fashion for 6 years Finally she completed her studies at University of London Goldsmiths' College with an MA in Fine Art.


upcoming 2019

'Miniscule 2' curated by Vanya Balogh

Cross Lane Projects, Cumbria UK

 

'Place in Print' 

Gallery Steel Rooms, North Lincolnshire,UK

 

'Miniscule Venice'

Venice Biennale 2019,

 

2018

ART.EARTH Garden Room Gallery

Dartington ,Devon uk

 

Solo Exihibitions

2015
' Turned on , Tuned In'
Blue Iris Gallery,Paphos,Cyprus

2014
'Things are not What they Seem, Nor are They Otherwise'
Blue Iris Gallery

2014
'On Second Thoughts'
Conaro Institute , Larnaca, Cyprus

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Selected Group Shows

                                                                  2018                                                                          

 Art.Earth 3 person show

                          Garden Room Gallery, Dartington Hall, Devon,UK                                                              

2017 

''Last Daze of Summer"
Fleur & Arbor curated on line photographic show

"For The Love of Lemba"
Cyprus College of Art

"Summer Show case"
6 x 6 Centre of Photography, Limassol

"Small Treasures"
Cyprus Chamber of Fine Arts,Nicosia

"As Above, So Below"
Fleur & Arbor on line feature

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2016
"Jolly Merry"
Cyprus College of Art

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Exhibitions in London and UK include the following:

Adam Gallery

Lamont Gallery

Islington Museum Gallery

Goldsmiths College

Association of Illustrators

Café Gallery SE 16, South London Art Gallery

Churchill library Bromley, in Kent

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In 2011 the artist set up a purpose built studio known as ''ROOM for ART” in Coral Bay, Paphos which offers, to date, art classes to adults and children, often hosting exhibitions and experimental workshops.

The art work moves across the disciplines of drawing, photography and digital.The uncertainty of Quantum Mechanics has been a key area of influence and also nature's resonace theories, fratals and natural formations.


Official Website www.ellilestas.com

Email: ellilestas@gmail.com / info@roomforartpaphos.com

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