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Peter’s Gallery cordially invites you to Andreas Charalambou’s painting exhibition.


The opening will be held by Mr. Kikis Kazamias at Peter’s Gallery on

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at 7:00 pm. 


Duration: November 11-30, 2015


Press Release

Andreas Charalambous

was born in Nicosia in 1947. He studied fine arts at the «Sourikof» School of Fine Arts in Moscow, from 1969 to 1975. His supervisors were internationally distinguished artists and scholars, such as Clavdia A. Toutevol (fine arts) and Michael Alpatof, Youri Kolpinski and Nikolai Tretiakof (history of art).

His thesis "Cyprus 1974" has been exhibited in the finest galleries of Moscow, including the Academy of Fine Arts of the Soviet Union and the Manez Gallery, as well as in gaUerielpn St Petersburg and Kiev. It was also published in several art magazines in the Soviet Union.

In 1976-77 he has taught art in various high schools in Cyprus. From 1978 until 1980 he worked as an assistant professor at the «Sourikof»

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School of Fine Arts in Moscow, from 1969 to 1975. His supervisors were internationally distinguished artists and scholars, such as Clavdia A. Toutevol (fine arts) and Michael Alpatof, Youri Kolpinski and Nikolai Tretiakof (history of art).

His thesis "Cyprus 1974" has been exhibited in the finest galleries of Moscow, including the Academy of Fine Arts of the Soviet Union and the Manez Gallery, as well as in gaUerielpn St Petersburg and Kiev. It was also published in several art magazines in the Soviet Union.

In 1976-77 he has taught art in various high schools in Cyprus. From 1978 until 1980 he worked as an assistant professor at the «Sourikof» School of Fine Arts, in Moscow. In 1980 he returned to Cyprus and founded his own Art School in Nicosia, which runs to the present day. A great number of young Cypriot artists took their first steps in painting, there.

In 1982 he participated in an international symposium/workshop in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and in 1983 he worked as a visiting lecturer at the Pratt Institute of New York.

In 1993 he participated in an international symposium in Yiellivare in Sweden. A painting of his is exhibited in the local art gallery. In 1999 he participated in a bi-communal workshop which was held under the auspices of Unesco in Visbi, Sweden.

In 2003 he was one of the organisers of the bi-communal group exhibition in Nicosia, which took place on the occasion of the visit of the secretary General of the United Nations Mr Kofi Annan, in Cyprus. In 2003 he also participated in the bi-communal symposium that took place in Istanbul. In 2004 he participated in an international symposium of art and literature in Rhodes, Greece.

Periodically he has been the president and secretary general of the Cyprus Chamber of Fine Arts, and a member of the administrative board of the Theatrical Organisation of Cyprus and the Advisory Committee of Monuments.


Solo Exhibitions:

1970 Kypriaka Chronica, Nicosia

1972 Kypriaka Chronica, Nicosia

1973 Argo Gallery, Nicosia
1975 Platres

1977 Zygos Gallery, Nicosia 1980 Moscow

1981 Polytopo Gallery, Limassol

1981 Kyklos Gallery, Paphos

1984 Rembrandt Gallery, Nicosia

1984 Gloria Gallery, Nicosia, with Andis loannides

1986 Nicosia Municipality, retrospective exhibition

1987 Larnaka Municipality

1988 Apocalypse Gallery, Nicosia

1989 Rogmi Gallery, Limassol

1989 Argo Gallery, Nicosia

1991 Morfi Gallery, Limassol

1992 Artist's own studio, Nicosia

1994 Artist's own studio, Nicosia

1997 Famagusta, with Mehmet Ulubatli

1997 Artist's own studio, Nicosia

1998 Kypriaki Gonia Gallery, Larnaka

2001 Artist's own studio, Nicosia

2002 Kypriaki Gonia Gallery, Larnaka

2003 Visbi - Gotland, Sweden, with Emin Gizenel

2003 Gloria Gallery, Nicosia, with Emin Gizenel

2004 Artist's own studio, Nicosia

2004 Listowel, Ireland

2005 Bodrum, Turkey, with Emin Gizenel

2006 Set design and costume work of Nikos Nikolaidis '' BEYOND THE GOOD AND THE BAD '' .. A theater Limassol, Nicosia, London, Athens. Directed by Andreas Christodoulides.

2007 Solo exhibition Limassol Art Studio 55.

2007 Elected Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts, which is the highest value for the field of Visual country.

2010 Takes part in the Biennale in Auesta Sothidia.

2010 Begins teaching at Master class in Auesta Sweden, where he continues to teach today.

2011 Creates Gallery Charalambous in Nicosia which operate on a permanent basis until today three reports:

1. Report Andreas Charalambous with about 260 projects.

2. Report Sveltanas Charalambous with about 60 projects.

3. Collection of Russian paintings about 50 projects.

2012 Solo exhibition at the gallery Cyprus Corner 'in Larnaca.

2013 Solo exhibition at the Gallery Charalambous in Nicosia.

2014 Solo exhibition at the Gallery Charalambous in Nicosia.

2006 In June and while the painter was in Cologne, Germany, * fire completely burned the workshop in Nicosia.

They destroyed about 1700 draft paintings and all his plays. Also burned Ten thousand volumes of books and several collections, including the collection of sculpture from central Africa. * with individual painting exhibition


Group Exhibitions:

Andreas Charalambous participated in many group exhibitions in Cyprus and countries abroad, such as Greece, Russia, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Sweden, Kuwait, China and Turkey.