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George Skotinos

 (born 1937)
George (Yiorgos) Skotinos is active/lives in New York / Cyprus, Greece.  George Skotinos is known for abstract, symbolic painting-still life, horses.

George Skotinos

Biography from Psatharis Auctions

George Skotinos was born in Limassol, Cyprus in 1937. He studied at the National School of Drama in Greece from 1961 to 1964.  He studied filmmaking in New York at the School of the Visual Arts and at movie subscription Group Schools from 1964 to 1967.  He received a scholarship from the Ford Foundation for Painting from 1976 to 1977.

He has shown his work in one-man exhibitions and participated in many group exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad.  Exhibitions include: Edinburgh 1971, Tel-Aviv 1973, Athens 1974, Vienna 1975, Moscow 1990, Hamburg 1991, New York 1966, Paris Biennale 1967, Alexandria Biennale 1968 (Honorary mention), Venice Biennale 1968, India Triennale 1969, 1982 (Gold medal), Sao Paulo Biennale 1969, London 1970.

According to the website of the artist, he now (2011) lives and works in Ayia Napa on the south east coast of Cyprus, not far from his home town of Famagusta.

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About  George Skotinos

Born:  1937 - Limassol, Cyprus
Known for:  abstract, symbolic painting-still life, horses