PRESS RELEASES
14 JANUARY 2016
“THE SHELTERING SKY”

An exhibition for Hellenic Jewellery at Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos
 (January 11th to May 23rd, 2016)



Travellers and visitors οf Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos will have the opportunity to admire the exceptional work of Greek jewelry designers, at the new exhibition, under the title:

«THE SHELTERING SKY»,

in collaboration with the platform A JEWEL MADE IN GREECE.

From January 11th to May 23rd, 2016, the exhibition will be “presenting” an impressive mosaic of Hellenic civilization and modern art through the creations of 33 Greek jewelry designers and known brands. Moreover, on the occasion of the anniversary of 150 years of the foundation of the National Archaeological Museum, a short film will guide the exhibition's visitors to the halls of the National Archaeological Museum, revealing the panorama of the ancient Greek art of jewelry and the treasures of the historic, monumental Athenian building, with the actress and High Priestess at the lightning ceremony of the Olympic Flame, Katerina Didaskalou, in the leading role.

At the same time, visitors will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite jewel, through a special voting that will be carried out both through digitally and through a ballot box, placed in the exhibition area. The jewel with the most votes will be titled “The Jewel Made in Greece” in an award ceremony that will be held at Athens International Airport.

•    Arrivals: Entrance 1, Exhibition area “Art and Culture”
(open to the public: 07:00 – 23:00 hrs)


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Participating designers

Myrto Anastasopoulou, Sarina Beza, Dolly Boucoyannis, Joanna Cave, Margarita Chrissaki, Eleni Daskalaki, Marilina Deligiannopoulou, Haniotis Jewellery, Katerina Ioannidis, Alexandra Itouna, Elena Kapompasopoulou, Maria Kaprili, Τina Karageorgi, Voula Karampatzaki, Panos Kardasis, Mara Kartali, Apostolos Kleitsiotis, Vally Kontidis, Maria Kontogiorgaki, Κaterina Kouloubourou, Ileana Makri, Eleni Orfanou, Labros Papageorgiou & Semeli Androulidaki, Chryssanthi Papaxenou, Daphne Papathanasopoulou, Michael Pelamidis, Amalia Petsali, Marilou Prokopiou, Mary Samoli, Polina Sapouna Ellis, Christina Soubli, Marios Voutsinas, Maya Zoulovits.


A JEWEL MADE IN GREECE
Mary Samoli: +30 210 7299 550, +30 6944 372 111 - samolimary@gmail.com; smart7art@gmail.com  
Iris Kritikou: +30 210 3310 601, +30 6944 430 513 - arts@goldentimes.gr  
Eleni Antoniadou: +30 210 8949 818, +30 6948 746 274 – eantoniadou@e-brainstorm.gr


A JEWEL MADE IN GREECE

In 2013, the art designer Mary Samoli realised her idea of creating a flexible and outstanding platform in which Greek designers and jewelry producers would participate. The first exhibition of modern Greek jewelry took place. A large number of Greek jewelry designers presented during a week all aspects of Modern Greek jewelry to more than 7.000 visitors. The presentation of the platform took place again in 2013 at Technopolis in Athens, at the World Trade Centre in Dubai, at the Poseidonion Grand Hotel in Spetses island, and in Brussels, at the European Council, proving that Greek jewelry has a dynamic history and strong identity.

Concept and Design: Mary Samoli, Artistic Designer.

Writing and editing of texts and exhibition's album: Iris Kritikou, Art Historian.

 

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