Ketta Ioannidou
 
EDUCATION

M.F.A., School of Visual Arts, New York
B.A. (Hons), Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

SELECTED SOLO/TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2021    Excuse Me While I Kiss the Sky, The Yard Lower East Side, New York, NY

2019    Blurred, Curated by Jessica Porter,The Yard: Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2015    Black Hole Sun, South Oxford Space, A Project of A.R.T./New York, Brooklyn, NY
2010    Dear Darkness, The Centre of Contemporary Art Diatopos, Nicosia, Cyprus
           The Upward Spiral, chashama 266, New York
2008    Mutant Nature, Go North: A Space for Contemporary Art, Beacon, New York
2007    Down Under, The Centre of Contemporary Art Diatopos, Nicosia, Cyprus

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021    Seven Forevers, Thierry Goldberg, New York, NY

            Every Woman Biennial, MY LOVE IS YOUR LOVE NFT, Superchief Gallery NFT, New York

            BAM Art Auction, BAM, Brooklyn, NY

            Winter Benefit Show, Online exhibition, Arcade Project Curatorial and Artsy.net

2020    SPRING/BREAK Art Show Los Angeles, curated by Chris Bors, Los Angeles, CA

            SPRING/BREAK Art Show New York, curated by Chris Bors, New York, NY

            NIGHT & DAY, Local Project Art Space / Departure Studio Gallery, Long Island City, NY

            SPRING FORWARD, Curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel, Online exhibition presented by

                Arcade Project Curatorial and Artsy

2018    The South West Brooklyn Biennial, KUSTERA PROJECTS RED HOOK, Brooklyn, NY

                RE: Visit - present work by past artists, Curated by Stephanie Bok and

                Joseph Walton, South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, NY
             18th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2018 Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Dhaka, 

                 Bangladesh     
             Allow Me to Reintroduce myself, Curated by Krista Scenna and Carolina Peñafie,

                Cigar Factory, Long Island City, New York
2017    The Expanding Matrix, Curated by Fred Fleisher, The Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, 

                SUNY College at Old Westbury, NY            

            Karma Chameleon, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, co-curated with Fanny Allié & Alva

                Calymayor, New York, NY

            Collect Hudson Curated by Fred Fleisher and Michelle Vitale, The Benjamin J. Dineen, III 

                and Dennis C. Hull Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
           Quantum Overdrive!, Curated by Fred Fleisher, The Benjamin J.Dineen, III and Dennis C.

                Hull Gallery, Jersey City NJ
            Nasty Women, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY
2016    The Insiders, Curated by Caroline Falby, The Housewife gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
            Surface II, ARENA at  Brooklyn Dermatology, Curated by Renée Riccardo
            Online Exhibition SHOW #31: SIGNALING TO ^ THE CIPHER ^ TOWARDS A SEGWAY

                selected by Jesse David Penridge, Field Projects, New York, NY
            Shifted Memories, Curated by Ketta Ioannidou & fanny Allié, SPRING/BREAK Art Show,

                New York, NY

            EAT, SLEEP, COPY, REPEAT, curated by Chris Bors, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, 

                New York, NY

             New Leaf, Curated by Elsie Kagan, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015    Soccer Mom, curated by Dannielle Tegeder, "Faculty Office" Gallery,
                Lehman College, Art Department, Bronx, NY          
            Floriography, Diatopos Centre of Contemporary Art, Nicosia, Cyprus
2014     PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Schroeder Romero Editions, New York, NY
            TEN, curated by Eun Young Choi, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY
            Color Me Badd, curated by Chris Bors, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
            The Last Brucennial, 837 Washington Street, New York, NY
2013    If 6 Was 9, curated by Chris Bors, Projekt722, Brooklyn, NY
            Unfettered, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
2012    8 to 8: State of Creative Emergency, Organized by Blanka Amezkua, Union Square, NY
           Spacegrass, curated by Chris Bors, Bloom Projects, New York, NY
           Mare Nostrum, curated by Dr Natia Anaxagorou, Famagusta Gate, Nicosia,Cyprus
           Billboard Art Project, Salem, Oregon
           The Brucennial 2012, 159 Bleecker, New York, NY
           Dungeons and Dragons On & Ever Onward,
               curated by Timothy Hutchings, Soho Gallery for Digital Art, New York
2011    Sunset Rising, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, New York
            Try 2.1 Art Show and Silent Auction, Jen Beckman Gallery, New York
            Chain Letter, Samsøn Projects, Boston MA
            The Wishing Tree, FIGMENT NYC, Governor’s Island, New York
2010    Visual Art Rhythms, curated by Marina Schiza, Melina Merkouri,
                 Nicosia, Cyprus
            Art-Athina with Centre of Contemporary Art Diatopos, Athens, Greece
            The Brucennial 2010: Miseducation, 350 W. Broadway, New York
            I’m Caught Up, curated by Melissa A. Calderon, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, New York

2009    Two Degrees of Separation, Gallery Satori, New York
            The Cursed Chateau, curated by Timothy Hutchings, Indianapolis Museum of

                Contemporary Art, Indiana

            The Better Half, curated by David Gibson and Jeffery Rakien Nomura
                Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, The Educational Alliance, New York
            Your Documents Please, Galerie Kurt im Hirsch, Berlin
2008    Papercut, curated by Julie Fishkin and Matt Lucas,
               Heist Gallery, New York
           Treasure Chest, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, New York         
           Old News 4, organized by Jacob Fabricius, Midway Contemporary Art, MN
           Your Documents Please, Museum of Arts & Crafts-Itami, Itami, Japan
           Back to the Garden, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, New York
2007    24th Alexandria Biennale for Mediterranean Countries, Alexandria, Egypt
           Here and Elsewhere, AIM 27, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York  
           Let’s Bolt, curated by Julie Fishkin, Matt Lucas and Lumi Tan,
               CSV Center, New York
           Abstract..., Eleanor Cayre Gallery, Long Branch, New Jersey
2006    Projects ’06, The Carriage House, Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York
           Art of the Word, Haven, Bronx, New York
2005    Sasquatch Society, Sixtyseven, New York
           Special Collection, curated by Laura Napier and J.C. Rice,
               The New York Public  Library, Bronx, New York
           Now Playing, curated by Karlos Carcamo, ParaSite, Beacon, New York
          Screwball, curated by Chris Bors, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
           The Infinite Fill Show, curated by Cory Arcangel,
               Foxy Production, New York
           9th International Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
           Emerge, curated by Calvin Reid, Aljira, Newark, New Jersey
           Rome Biennale for Young Artists from European and Mediterranean Countries, Rome, Italy
             
CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017    Karma Chameleon, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, co-curated with Fanny Allié & Alva

                Calymayor, New York, NY

2016    Shifted Memories, Co-curated with fanny Allié. SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY
2015    In Our Cave We See Shadows, Projekt 722, Brooklyn, NY
2009    Chimera, Co-curated with Chris Bors. Envoy Enterprises, New York. 
               Traveled to Arcade Experimental Art Projects/Stoa Aeschylou, Nicosia, Cyprus

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

2010    Artist Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, New York
2008    Swing Space residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York
2007    Artists in the Marketplace program, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York
            Artists Enclave at I-Park residency, East Haddam, Connecticut

SELECTED PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
   

2021    Brainard Carey. “Ketta Ioannidou”, Praxis Interview Magazine, Yale University Radio,

                September 1.

2017    Jackie Chiquoine. “VISUAL MERCHANDISING: New York Armory Week WGSN,

                March 13.
            Paul Laster. “Occupying Offices: Independent vs. Spring/Break”  Whitehot Magazine,
                 March 5.
             MC Stevens. “A Weekend Guide to SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2017”
                 Arcade Project, www.arcadeprojectzine.com, March 4.
2016    Renée Riccardo. “Short List Curator: Renée Riccardo,” BRIC BLOG, March 23.
           Audra Lambert. "Spring/Break Art Show Strikes Back: Memorable  
               Trends and Artists from 2016," ARTE FUSE, March 16.
           Lynn Lieberman. “13 Art Shows and Events Not to Miss During Armory
               Art Week 2016”, Untapped Cities, February 23.
2012    Jillian Steinhauer. "Art Rx," Hyperallergic, September 6.
           Aaron Berger. "Spacegrass, Group Show at Bloom Projects in NYC
               curated by Chris Bors," Beautifuldecay.com, August 29.
2010    Caitlin Rolls. “Ketta Ioannidou,” Beautifuldecay.com, July 15.    
            Christina Skordi, “dear darkness,” Ysterographo magazine, Phileleftheros, Nov. 7
            Margarita Paraskevaidou “Love and Hate,” O Phileleftheros, June 27.
            Brent Burket. “The Brucennial: Piece By Piece (Part1 of 5),” Hyperallergic.com, March 17.
2009    Theo Panayides. “Another World,” Sunday Mail, September 27.
             Paddy Johnson. “Damn Those Chateaus! Role Playing Illustration Takes Center  Stage at

                iMOCA,” artfagcity.com, July 29.
2008    “Art+Auction Heads to Russia,” Artinfo.com, December 18.
            James Kalm. “Brooklyn Dispatches: Cool Island and Garden of Chill,”

                The Brooklyn Rail, July.
           “The Postcard Lovers Project,” Old News #4 curated by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou and
                Christopher Marinos, Pork Salad Press, Copenhagen, Denmark.
            Daphne Nikita. “Artist in Focus Ketta Ioannidou,” In Focus, February.
2007    Xenia Tsiamanta. “Ketta Ioannidou at Diatopos,” Time Out Cyprus, December.
               Margarita Paraskevaidou. “Ketta Ioannidou, Down Under,”Phileleftheros, December 23.
             24th Biennale D’ Alexandrie des pays de la Mediterranee, Alexandria, Egypt (catalogue).
            “Triton Gallery, LLC is a fake gallery whose physical location does not exist,”

                Arteri # 3, July.
            Here and Elsewhere, The Bronx Museum of the Arts,
                Essays by Erin Riley-Lopez, joão Ribas. (catalogue).
2006    Projects 06, The Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York. (catalogue)
2005    Ken Johnson. “Sightings of an Elusive Mountain Creature,”
                The New York Times, August 26.   
            Carolyn M. Fuchek. “Putting on the Ritz,” Pulse, March 24.
2004    Lilly Wei. “The Cairo Effect,” Art in America, May.   
            Grady T. Turner. “Dust in the Desert: 9th Cairo Biennale,”
                Flash Art, March–April.
            Libby Rosof. “Screwball Art,” theartblog.org, January 12.