Hector Mavridis was born 1958 in Melbourne, Australia. He lived in Chicago from 1979 to 1988, where he studied Linguistics and Ceramics at Northeastern Illinois University. He now lives and works in Thessaloniki, Greece. His work has been exhibited and performed in Greece, Germany, U.S.A, Spain, Israel, North Macedonia and France. He has been invited to workshops and artist symposiums in Greece, Germany, Israel, France and BelgiumCollective engagements1992-1997: Co-founder of "Amalgama" Artist Initiative and Co-op Gallery.1998-2003: Founded an artist group with 5 other artists. The group adopted a name that varies according to the action/performance/ project etc. undertaken:1998 : Box Office Hit / Society for the Restoration of the Boustrophedon Writing System.1998: The group ran a candidate for mayor of Thessaloniki under the name IDIA POLI.1999: Pixel Depth2003: The Brotherhood of Immaculate Liberation (3A)"Back to Earth," a documentary film about his work directed and produced by Chryssa Tzelpi and Akis Kersanidis, was first presented at the 23th Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival in 2021.
Other Craft Practitioners
How many stone fragments create a mosaic? How many memories craft a human? How many human stories craft the world? The mosaic is often used as a metaphor for the social condition osmosis of many, different, random assemblages within an often landscaped cultural urban diversity.
I work mostly with ceramics, approaching the various techniques that it offers
I work as a production potter
Hilde A. Danielsen
I develop art and crafts skills in clay, bricks and wood elements
I work with illustration, graphic design and ceramic modelling/decoration.
I am a Surface Pattern and Textiles graduate
Glass painter and surface decorator.
I am working in both textile and jewellery materials including second-hand leather and beads and deconstructed jewellery.
Multidisciplinary artist in the fields of ceramics, architecture, and drawing