Inspired by nature, humanity and life, I am now exploring a new world … the resulting artwork features layering, figurative storytelling paintings wrapped in gauze, with stitching detail.. Let yourself be immersed in emotion, fantasy and passion.
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“Athena’s work is as exciting and captivating as that of the great Australian painter Ian Fairweather.” Maria Yiakoulis, Sydney’s leading world music vocalist
“Athena Xenakis , is an eccentric and fascinating artist – her emotional intensity is translated into deep, multi-faceted and evocative work, leaving the audience wanting more. Athena definitely knows how to put on a show.” Eugenie Vrilakis, Art Curator and Consultant
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2016 Retrospective Solo exhibition “Second Chance” Olsen Irwin Gallery Woollahra Sydney.
2015 Group exhibition “Lemnos-the Greek Dimension in the Anzac Centenary Embassy of Greece .The Capitol Camberra Australia
2014 Solo exhibition Veils of a Cryptic Message ,From the Soul Queen St Gallery Woollahra Sydney
2011 Group exhibition “This is Art”, Global Gallery Paddington, Australia
2010 Solo exhibition “The forbidden one” Paintings, Global Gallery Paddington, Australia
2009 “Do you remember Patrida” Paintings for the Greek Festival, Kudos Gallery, Sydney Australia
2008 Paintings, Sydney Art Exhibition, Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney Australia
2008 Fresco commissioned by Agyos Stefanos, Mikonos Greece
2008 “Out of this world”, solo exhibition, Global Gallery, Paddington Australia
2007 Solo exhibition “Transitions”, solo exhibition, Mary Place Gallery, Paddington Australia.
1998 Group exhibition ‘Diaspora ‘ Chrissie cotter Camperdown Sydney
1997 solo exhibition Paintings and Drawings, Cell Block Gallery National Art School, East Sydney Australia
1996 Paintings and Sculpture, Art Institute Athens Greece
1995 Life Drawings, Kiffisia Council, Athens Greece
1994 “Fashion and its victims”, group show, ACTO Athens Greece
1994 Finalist in Life Drawings, ACTO Athens