Lila Koufopoulou

Lila Koufopoulou graduated from TUFTS UNIVERSITY and the SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS IN BOSTON in 1992 holding a Master in Fine Arts in the area of Art and Technology, by creating the abstract video piece "CHAOS & PSYCHE," after her studies in the ATHENS SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS - department of painting. During that time she won 5 scholarships from the above Universities and she worked as a Teaching Assistant in the course: "Advanced Concepts in Graphic Communication." In 1986 she graduated from the EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES holding a CAM Diploma, and, in 1982 she graduated from the department of Graphic Arts in holding a GRAPHIC ARTS Degree at the "A. PETRA SCHOOL" in Athens. She worked for almost a decade in the area of Advertising as an Art Director, Graphic Designer and Visualizer, as well as an Account Manager in many International and Greek Advertising companies in Athens ( ΒBDO, LINTAS Worldwide, TED BATES, ΑLECTOR, ADEL SAATCHI & SAATCHI ADVERTISING). In 1984 she won the National Prize in the European Competition " EUROPE AND MY FUTURE," organized by the EUROPEAN COMMUNITY and the INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING ASSOCIATION. Next year, she was the representative of Greece in the "EUROPEAN YOUTH WEEK 1985" in Paris and Normandy, organized by the "ASSOCIATION DES JEUNES POUR L'EDUCATION, LA CULTURE AND LES LOISIRS" and received a "Medal of Honors" by the President of the Council of Manche and the Vice President of the General Council of France Mr. J. Marigné. In 1975 she designed for the "FASHION DESIGN COMPETITION FOR YOUTH TALENTS," organized by ATHENEE STORES and TACHYDROMOS Greek Magazine and received the FIRST PRIZE, two COMMENDATIONS and a TWO-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP at the "J. TSOPANELLIS SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN." She is a member of the "Tufts University Alumni Club", the "Greek Alumni of American Universities" in Athens and she was a member at the "Association for the Study of Dreams," CA, USA. Lila’s artworks are parts of private collections, organizations, shipping companies and corporations in Europe and US as: SOCIETE GENERAL BANK, UNI-PHARMA PHARMACEUTICAL LABORATORIES, THE «VIP Suite» OF THE AMERICAN EMBASSY IN GREECE, GRAND RESORT LAGONISSI HOTEL. A few of her artworks are also donated in a special auction for the construction of the FRANCISCAN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL & REHABILITATION CENTER in Boston. SOLO ART EXHIBITIONS & LECTURES 2011: GRAND RESORT LAGONISSI, Attica, GR. 2011: ECALI CLUB, Ecali, GR - Lecture and one day Art Exhibition. 2010: CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS G. KARIDIS, Filothei, GR. 2007: ASTIR PALACE HOTEL, Vouliagmeni, Attica, GR. 2006: ECALI CLUB, Ecali, GR - Lecture and one day Art Exhibition. 2002: CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS G. KARIDIS, Filothei, GR. 2001: CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS G. KARIDIS, Filothei, GR. 1994: LILA'S ART STUDIO, Athens, GR. 1992: AIDEKMAN ARTS CENTER, Medford, MA, USA. GROUP ART EXHIBITIONS 2007: RHYS GALLERY, "Proof of Purchase" - supporting SMFA Students Scholarships, Boston, MA, USA. 2006: RHYS GALLERY, "Proof of Purchase" - supporting SMFA Students Scholarships, Boston, MA, USA. 2003: 20th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF DREAMS, Berkeley, CA, USA -"Web Art Exhibition." 2003: GROSSMAN GALLERY, School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA, USA. 2002: GROSSMAN GALLERY, School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA, USA. 2002: ELOUNDA MARE HOTEL, Art Gallery LS, Crete - GR. 2001: GROSSMAN GALLERY, School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA, USA. 2000: GROSSMAN GALLERY, School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA, USA. 1992: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS IN BOSTON, MA, USA - "1992 TUFTS-SMFA GRADUATES." 1991: GROSSMAN GALLERY, School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA, USA.
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