Kelly Mentzou was born in Athens. She studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts (at prof. Dimitris Kokkinidis and then prof. I. Valavanidis department), from which she graduated in 2002 with an ΄΄Excellent΄΄degree. During the years from 2000 untill 2002, she also attended the laboratory and theoretical courses of Mosaic, Photography, Psychology and Art Teaching. She has performed three individual painting -mixed technique- exhibitions and she has participated in many other art exhibitions in Athens, but also in Chalkis and Paros. Since 2003, she has been a member of EETS as well as of the Union of Art Teachers Association.
She lives and works in Athens.
EXHIBITIONS / PARTICIPATIONS / REPORTS:
2001 : individual painting exhibition for the presentation of the diploma thesis My work titled: "THE child, Ego" ·
2002 : Participation in a group exhibition entitled "Two thousand two", at the "Factory" of the Athens School of Fine Arts. ·
2003 : Individual painting exhibition titled "I, the child", at the gallery "ATHENS ART SPACE", in Kolonaki. ·
2004 : Iuños : Participation in a group exhibition of art and foreign artists at the "apothiki art GALLERY" of Paros. ·
2004 : December : Participation in a group exhibition of small paintings titled "Small is Smart", in the art space of the Varvakios market, in Athens. ·
2005 : March : Participation in a group exhibition – Bazaar Works of art at the gallery "MARY ALEXIOU", in Kolonaki. ·
2005 : December : Individual painting exhibition titled "GOLDEN DREAMS " in the gallery " MARY ALEXIOU", in Kolonaki. · 2004-2010: participation in Group art exhibitions in Athens Gallery. ·
2010 : July : Participation in a group exhibition of painting and photography of E.Lelinon and foreign artists at the Red House in Chalkida. ·
2011-2012: participation in 2 group exhibitions at ATHENS ART SPACE In Kolonaki, with constructions of mixed technique and assemblages. ·
2013-2014: participation in the group art exhibition at the "European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies", in the centre of Athens. ·
2014: April: participation in the group exhibition of Painting, sculpture, engraving, "Porta" Art Hall titled "art is dlife" ·
From April 2014 until today, my works are presented in the new Web gallery DL Fine Arts gallery, by Dimitra Limniatis (archaeologist, art historian and curator of art exhibitions)