Elli Koutsoukelli

ELLI KOUTSOUKELLI was born in Athens in 1984. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Painting (2002-2008) from the Fine Arts School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. From 2009 till 2011 she continued her studies in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she completed a Master’s Degree of Fine Arts in Painting at the Edinburgh College of Art – University of Edinburgh. For her studies in Scotland she received the Alexander Onassis Foundation Scholarship. In 2010 she was awarded the Andrew Grant Prize for the production of outstanding artwork and the Barns Graham traveling scholarship to Italy. In 2011 she earned the John Kinross Scholarship for art production and research in Florence from the Royal Scottish Academy. She has also worked as an Artist in Residency at the John David Mooney Foundation in Chicago (2010). Some of her works belong to the permanent collections of the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh and the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki.


Painting. Medusa Art Gallery – Franca Scala, Paros.
Translucent Time. Curated by Elizabeth Plessa. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens.
Metamorphosis of Light. Curated by Chara Kalaitzidou. Tinos Art Festival.


Art Pulses III. Onassis Foundation Scholars exhibition. Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens.
Elli Koutsoukelli – Nakis Tastsioglou, Medusa Art Gallery – Studio 265, Paros.
The Best of 2015, together with Yannis Kondaratos and Costas Tsiknis. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens.
Art Athina 2015 (International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens). Medusa Art Gallery, TaeKwonDo Stadium, Palaio Faliro, Athens.
Nature Immortelle, together with Marina Velissioti. Romantso, Athens.
Chorographies, Points of Flight. Curated by Panos Giannikopoulos, Aglaia Komninou, Christina Petkopoulou. Artscape, Athens.
Research and Art, curated by Elizabeth Plessa. 2nd International Conference on Research Infrastructures, Athens Concert Hall.
Annuale 2012, curated by Richard Parry. Art Festival, North Sea, Edinburgh.
Salon Neu. Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.
Geometry, together with Sophie Neury. Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh.
11 Degree Show. Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
Eleven-Printworks. Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh.
Elephant. Liverpool Royal Standard, Liverpool.
Salon Vert. Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.
BYOB. Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
RCA-ECA. Royal College of Art, London.
Geometry of Soul, together with Sophie Neury. John David Mooney Foundation, Chicago.
Opou Gis kai Patris in Transit, curated by Maria Koumianou. Old Ambulance Depot, Edinburgh.
Quote Marks. Art’s Complex, St Margaret’s House, Edinburgh.
I Create, Therefore I Αm, curated by Domna Gounari and Areti Leopoulou. State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki.
5th Biennale of the Students of the Greek Schools of Fine Arts. Metro station, Syntagma, Athens.
Action Field Kodra 08. Annual Festival of Visual Arts. Municipality of Kalamaria, Thessaloniki.