Evgenia Vasiloude

Evgenia Vasiloude is a printmaker. She studied at Kiev’s State School of Fine Arts (1981-1988), where she was trained in drawing, painting, woodcut, linocut, lithography, calligraphy, etching and graphic design, whilst at the same time studying History of Art. She graduated with a Master’s in Fine Arts.

From 1992 to this day she has presented her work in six solo exhibitions in Cyprus. In collaboration with the Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia, her printmaking pieces were shown in the framework of an artistic intervention, as if conversing with the Museum’s embroidery collections. Vasiloude has also participated in Biennales and other printmaking exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad. At the 9th International Biennale of Cairo, in 2003, she was awarded the second prize for her work “Hymn to Demeter”.

The female figure initially predominatedas a theme in her work, with references to mythology, the goddess of nature and fertility. Today she looks at topics pertaining to nature, the environment and female identity.

Works by Vasiloude make part of the State Collection of Contemporary Cypriot Art, as well as of bank and private collections. She teaches in Public Secondary Education since 1989. She is a founding member of “Cypriot Printmakers” with whom she has collaborated for putting on exhibitions, events and printmaking workshops.

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