Maria Schina

Curriculum Vitae

Maria Schina was born in Athens - Grecce. She lives and works in Athens and in Kythera island. She has graduated the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and had her Master Deggree in Digital Arts in Fine Art School of Athens. Her work consists of sculptures, installations and videos.

She collaborates with the composer Panayotis Leftheris, and together  they are the founders of "Kytherios Music". "Kytherios Music" is an independent recording label based on the Greek island of Kythera.  It is also a cultural forum which organizes art-music events.

She is also part of the art team "Kythiriscus" based in Kythera.


 2010: "Possession", group show, Zeidοrοs Centre for the Arts and Education, Kapsali,        Kythera
2010: "ART ATHINA 2010", parallel programme - Greek Artists' Books
2009: "Landscape Stories - from tradition to sustainability", San Marco dei Cavoti, Italy,       Basilica of St. Marco, Herakion-Crete and Baths of Aerides, Plaka-Athens
2009: “Isola”, group exhibition with ‘Kythiriscus’, Kamares. Kapsali, Kythera
2009: Group exhibition, Zeidοrοs Centre for the Arts and Education, Kapsali, Kythera
2009: "Shield and Symbol - From the Ancient Veil to the Hijab ", Athinays" Theatre and "Alekton" Theatre
2008: Group exhibition with ‘Kythiriscus’, Mercato, Chora, Kythira
2008: "The winder", Solo exhibition , Zeidοrοs Centre for the Arts and Education, Kapsali, Kythera
2008  ‘Panayotis Fatseas – Faces of Kythera 1920-1938’, presented the film  "Panayotis Fatseas – The Kytherian Photographer” Benaki Museum,Pireos Street Annexe, Athens
2008:  ‘A record", Exhibition Hall "The Factory", Athens School of Fine Arts
2008: "Momentus"- Kythiriscus, Gallery Navdetο, Nafplio
2006: ‘In praise of Olive’, Building of United Nations, New York, U.S.A
2005: ‘Transitional Athens’, Byzantine Museum of Athens, Athens, Greece
2004: ‘Olympics of Visual Arts’, Athens, Greece
2004: Group exhibition, Astiko Scholio, Potamos, Kythera, Greece
2003: Group exhibition of microsculpture, Conjectural Chamber of Arts, Athens, Greece 2002: ‘Nieuwland’, Gallery  "Germinahof", Eindhoven, Holland
2002: ‘Final exhibition’, Gerrit. Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, Holland
2002: ‘DE BIENNALE VAN DE EEN MINUTEN, Central Museun of Utrecht, Utrecht, Holland
2002: ‘HEDEN IN VERLEDEN/NOW’, Group Exhibition, The Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland
2001: ‘Contemporary Exhibition inspired by Kithira’, Group Exhibition, Cultural Center of Kithira, Kithera, Greece
2001: ‘Terra Kunstproject’, Group Exhibition, Zoetermeer, Holland

2010: MIR festival 2010, "Sail your red ship", Gallery: Exile Room, Athens, Greece 2010: "Voluntary Electrocution" - Video presentation for the piece of Fani Kosona "Sail your red ship", Bios
2009: International Film Festival of Patras, “Towards a new beginning”, Patra, Greece
2009: 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Parallel program “Towards a new beginning", Thessaloniki
2008: Short Film Festival of Drama - Didi2008, "Panayotis Fatseas – The Kytherian Photographer
2008: Intercultural Day “Towards a new beginning”, Short Film, Chora, Kythera
2007: Athens Art Video Festival, Athens, Greece
2007: "Hybrid City", Bios, Pireos 84,  British council “Metropoli’s”, artists from Athens-Belgrade- Glasgow- Instanbul, collaborative web project,  Athens, Greece
2005: 6th Festival 2:13: Small Music Theatre, Athens
2003: ‘Shadows in Time’,  A Conteporary Music Project,, Open Theatre,Athens, Greece, 2002: ‘Shadows in Time’,  A Conteporary Music Project, participation with videos in the pieces: “Tapes and Photos” and “Autopsy”, Kithera, Greece,
2001: ‘The Siren’s song’, Contemporary music Concert of Panayotis Leftheris, - Stage set and 6 video presentation -, Kithera, Greece
2001: Contemporary Music Concert, Video presentation,"Eleon", sound P.Leftheris-, De Ijsbreaker, Amsterdam, Holland
2001: ‘May festival’, Video presentation -sound P.Leftheris-, Korzo theatre, Den Haag, Holland



2001: ‘Ice’, A video for ‘Sara Lee Coorporation’, Amsterdam, Holland
2008: “Towards a new beginning”, Short film, assigment by "Κ.Ι.Π.Α", Kythera

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