Curriculum Vitae

Peggy Kliafa is a multimedia visual artist and her work is deeply connected to medicines, treatment and healing of the body and soul, as well as the environmental impact of the medical and pharmaceutical waste.

Peggy Kliafa graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts – Department of Painting with major in Sculpture (2011/12) – Integrated Master Degree -, as well as from the Athens University of Economics and Business (ASOEE) – Department of Business Administration with major in Marketing (1990).

She has had 2 solo exhibitions (Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki , 2016 and Kappatos Gallery, Athens, 2013/14) and 2 three-person shows (Lola Nikolaou Gallery, 2019, and Museum E. Averoff, Metsovo, 2017/18). She is currently working on her next solo show, which will take place at Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens, in 2024. She has participated in more than 60 group exhibitions and Art Fairs in Greece and abroad.

Her artworks have been acquired by Public Collections/Museums in Greece as well as Foundations and Private Collections in Greece and abroad.

She lives and works in Athens, Greece.


March 2019, “George Lappas_Aphrodite Liti_Peggy Kliafa”, Lola Nikolaou Gallery,Thesssaloniki, Exhibition text: Thalea Stefanidi

October 2017, 3 PERSON SHOW: “Creative Meetings 2017, Michalis Katzourakis, Peggy Kliafa, Vassilis Gerodimos – Transformation of the Medium”, E. Averoff Museum and the vineyards, Metsovo, Greece, curated by Dr. Lina Tsikouta-Deimezi (catalogue)

September 2016: “Placebo”, Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece, exhibition text: by Thalea Stefanidou (small catalogue)

November 2013, “Pharmakon”, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece, exhibition text: by Dr. Lina Tsikouta-Deimezi (catalogue)


June 2015, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece

July 2014, St Nikolaos “church” in the medieval castle of Monemvasia Castle, Monemvasia


June 2024, “PERFORMANCE MACHINES”, Organisation: International Body of Art, Curator: April Kelly, 32, Connaught Street, W2 2AF LONDON, UK

June 2024, “MANIFESTO OF MEMORY”, Paxos Biennale 2024, Curator: THE KRANK under the artistic direction of Marina Tomacelli Filomarino, Paxos island, Greece

February 2024, “The Condition of (Im)-Possibility: The Invaders”, Curator: Dr. Eva Kekou, Municipality of Athens Arts Center at Parko Eleftherias, Athens (small catalogue)

November 2023, THEORIMATA 3 with the subject: “SOMA. An antagonistic arena”, Organized by AICA HELLAS, Curator of my participation: Stratis Pantazis, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens (catalogue)

September 2023, Art Athina ’23, Participation with Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Zappeion Mansion, Athens, Greece

June 2023, Back to Athens 10, “DISORIANTATION” curated by THE KRANK, as part of the bigger group exhibition entitled “Geometry of Rational” curated by George Georgakopoulos, Fotini Kapiris, Christian Rupp, Isaia Mansion, Athens, Greece

May 2023, “11 Women Artists United for Children”, in support of Eliza Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to ChildrenZoumboulakis Galleries, Athens, Greece

April 2023, “Free Associations” in the collection of Polly and Christos Kolliali, Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, Curator: Machi Pesmatzoglou

October 2022,  “The October Show”, IFAC Arts Athens (International Fine Arts Consortium), Athens, Greece, Curator: Alia Tsagkari

October 2022, “Collective Brain”, The Opening Gallery, New York, USA, Curator: Dr. Sozita Goudouna

September 2022, “THE FALL”, Mercato Centrale Milano, Italy, Organization: Cramum, Curator: Sabino Maria Frassà (Cramum’s Annual Book “La caduta, come cadere in alto”)

September 2022, “Love me tender”, Lola Nikolaou Gallery – Thessaloniki, (in collaboration with ALMA Gallery, Athens), Curator: Stephanos Tsitsopoulos

July 2022, “ TRUE BLUE”, Art Space / Studio 265, Paros. Curator: Alexios Papazaharias

June 2022, “LOVE ME TENDER-ELVIS PRESLEY” ALMA Gallery, Athens in collaboration with Lola Nikolaou Gallery , Thessaloniki. Curator: Stephanos Tsitsopoulos

June 2022, “NEOMAI” (trip/return), Neoclassical House Perikleous 24, Piraeus, Organization by ICC Women Hellas/Welcome by Eirini Veniami, Curator: Marilena Koutsoukou

May 2022, “The Root”, Amphicar Studio, Athens, Curator: Foteini Vergidou

April 2022, “Froth on the Daydream – L’ ‘Ecume des Jours”, Gallery “7”, Athens, Curator: Chloe Akrithaki

March 2022, “Mix ‘n’ Match”, Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki

October 2021, “New Acquisitions 2008 – 2021”, E. Averoff Museum, Metsovo, Curator: Olga Metzafou-Polyzou (catalogue)

June 2021, “Art on Boards – The Skate Project”, Zoumboulakis Contemporary Art  – Zoumboulakis Galleries in collaboration with THE SKATEROOM, Athens

December 2020, “The Right to Silence?”, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, City University of New York and other cultural venues, New York, USA, Curator: Dr. Sozita Goudouna (digital catalogue)

July 2020, “Gallery’s Depot”, Lola Nikoaou Gallery, Thessaloniki

May 2020, “erotica”, Skoufa Gallery, Athens

December 2019, “Generations”, Municipal Museum of Malevizio (Heraklio), Crete, Curated by Dipola group (E. Lazogas, D. Karatzas, D. Lambrou), Co-curator: Chrissa Vathianaki (catalogue)

December 2019, “Private Collection”, Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki

October 2019, “Lands of Creation”, E. Averof Museum, Metsovo, Greece, curated by Dr. Lina Tsikouta-Deimezi (catalogue)

September 2019, “Apathia”, 4th Mykonos Biennale, Passengers’ Station, Old Port of the Mykonos town, Delos island, etc, Founder and Art Director: Lydia Venieri, Program Manager: Ellie Skreta

September 2019, “CulturaHER”, Cultural Center of Heraklion, Crete, support of the Municipality of Heraklion and Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Curator: Stella Kukulaki, Assistant Curator: Dimitris Lambrou (catalogue)

July 2019, “IASIS”, Beau Rivage building, Loutraki, Curators: Foteini Vergidou, Takis Zervedas, Zoe Pyrini, Makis Faros, TILT platform, (catalogue)

March 2019, “BEGOND SCIENCE: a dialogue between science and art”, Spiti tis Kyprou (Cyprus Embassy), Athens, Support: A.G. Leventis Foundation, Curator: Nora Okka

February 2019, “UN/FASHION”, Athens Concert Hall, Athens, Curator: Dr. Sozita Goudouna

November 2018, “SYMBIARTIC, Empowering Art Through Science”, part of the 3rd International Biomedical Congress, John Atanasof Innovation Forum, Tech Park, Sofia, Bulgaria

September 2018, “Contemporary Artists’ Books 2, Athens School of Fine Arts, Old Library, Athens, Greece, Curators: Fiona Mouzakiti, Despoina Stavrou

August/September 2018, The Fourth Stage, Abstract Theory and the Silver Lining of Allegorical Necessity”, IFAC Arts @ The Yard, New York, USA, Curators: Eric Fiedmann, Sozita Goudouna, Lee Wells

June 2018, “Art Athina 18” fair, Athens, in the booth of Lola Nikolaou Gallery, in the Athens Conservatoire

May 2018, “Join the Dots”, Luciano Benetton – Imago Mundi Collection, Salone degli Incanti, Trieste, Italy

February 2018, Symphony in 20 parts. Contemporary artworks from the collections of the State Museum of Contemporary Art and of the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art”, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece, curators: Thouli Misirloglou, Giannis Bolis

December 2017, AVLAIA” (DROP CURTAIN), Makrideio Theatre, Paphos, Cyprus, “Paphos 2017” Organization, Cultural Capital of Europe, curator Gioula Hatzigeorgiou, catalogue text Dr. Sozita Goudouna (catalogue)

October 2017, “Creative Meetings 2017, Michalis Katzourakis, Peggy Kliafa, Vassilis Gerodimos – Transformation of the Medium”, E. Averoff Museum and the vineyards, Metsovo, Greece, curated by Dr. Lina Tsikouta-Deimezi (catalogue)

September 2017, “Imagined Homes”, 6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Mount Athos Center/Agioritiki Estia, Thessaloniki, Organisation-Production: State Museum of Contemporary Art, Director Syrago Tsiara (catalogue)

July 2017, “Combat Breathing”, group event, EMST National Museum of Contemporary art, Athens, curator: Dr. Sozita Goudouna

July 2017, A Certain Blue of the Sea”, group exhibition, Ionian Parliament, Corfu, curated by Dr. Sozita Goudouna

June 2017, “Removement, Athens, 2017”, group exhibition, Kairi Arcade, Athens, supported by NEON organization, curated by Maria Vassariotou, Konstantinos Sakkas, Yorgos Nomikos, Georgia Eleni Tigkinagka, produced by:

April 2017, “The Library Show”, group show, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens, curated by Eleftheria Tseliou, David Sampethai

June 2016, “Multiples”, group exhibition, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens, Greece

June 2016, “Private Collection II”, group exhibition, Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece

May 2016, “12”, group exhibition, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece

September 2015, Beirut Art Fair, Lebanon, in the booth of Kappatos Gallery

June 2015, Aegeanale 2015, international art and culture platform at the Aegean Sea, Kivotos, Myconos, curated by Dr. Sozita Goudouna (digital catalogue)

June 2015, “Art Athina 2015”, Art Fair at Faliron Pavilion (Taekwondo Stadium), in the booth of Kappatos Gallery, Athens (art fair’s catalogue)

November 2014, “10”, group exhibition, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece, curated by Dr. Sozita Goudouna

May 2014, Luciano Benetton Foundation Greek Collection, Imago Mundi Project, curated by Vanessa Melissourgaki, Natasha Karagelou, Polyna Kosmadaki. First international exhibition: in Venice, Italy, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Sep 1 – Nov 1 2015 (catalogue)

April 2014, International Conference “Art & Research”, Athens Concert Hall, Athens, curated by Elizabeth Plessa (catalogue)

March 2014, “Shortly”, Museum of Modern-Greek Art, Municipality of Rhodes, Rhodes, co-ordinated by Prof. Kostas Ioannidis (catalogue)

February 2014, Athens School of Fine Arts 2010-11 Graduates’ Exhibition, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, curated by Prof. Michalis Manoussakis (catalogue)

September 2013, Kappatos Gallery, Athens

May 2013, “The Symptom Projects – The Symptom 04”, Amfissa, curated by Apostolis Artinos and Kostas Christopoulos (catalogue)

May 2013, “Paradise Lost”, parallel exhibition, Art Athina, Athens, curated by Artemis Potamianou (art fair’s catalogue)

March 2013, “Medium as Narrative”, CAMP (Contemporary Art Meeting Point), Athens, original idea by George Divaris, Kostas Hristopoulos, curated by Dr. Lina Tsikouta-Deimezi

January 2013, International Conference on Jacques Derrida, University of Athens and French Institute of Athens, curated by Dr. Sozita Goudouna

January 2012, “Rooms 2012”, St George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens, organized by the Kappatos Gallery, curated by Dr. Lina Tsikouta-Deimezi; “Rooms Plus”, Kappatos Gallery, Athens (catalogue)

December 2011, “Art in Shop Windows”, in vacant shops in the Athens centre; organized by the Athens School of Fine Arts and the Municipality of Athens (catalogue)

June 2010, “Sotiria Project”, Sotiria Hospital, Athens, curated by Dr. Panagiotis Papadopoulos (catalogue)




State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece


Benetton Foundation, Italy

Evangelos Averoff-Tossizza Foundation – E. Averoff Museum, Metsovo, Greece

Valmont Foundation, Switzerland

Collezione Paneghini, Italy


Several artworks have been acquired by private collections in Greece and abroad.

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