Curriculum Vitae

Effie Halkidis

Date of Birth:     Sydney, Australia, 23 November 1965

Nationality:       Australian / Greek

Education

1998-94: Gerrit Rietveld academy, Glass Design, Amsterdam

1989:       Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle,U.S.A.

1987-89: Glassmaking Design apprenticeship, The Jam Factory Design Workshops, Australia

1984-87: Bachelor of Visual Arts -Glass, Charles Sturt University, Wagga, Australia

Exhibitions

2014             Europe: our Common Route, Huis van Europa, NL

2013             25th Anniversary Exhibition, Braggiotti Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

Contmeporary Glass, Joure, NL

2012             Energy Athens, Contemporary Space Athens, GR

Kilnformed Glas, Joure, NL

2011             Energy Athens, Contemporary Space Athens, GR

Transfo Zwevegem, Installation ‘Whispers’, Electricity Central, Zwevegem,Belgium

Braggiotti Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

Duane Reed Fine Art, St. Louis, USA

2010            Adventurijn Gallery NL

Gallery Sous Terrein Fine art, NL

Bucherer, St Moritz, Switzerland

Duane Reed Fine Art, St Louis, USA

2009            Gallery Inspiration, Bern, Switzerland

Fort Vuren Installation, Chamber X, Vuren, NL

2008           Nederlandse Bank, Amsterdam, NL

Braggiotti Gallery, Split Seconds, solo, Amsterdam, NL.

AKZO Nobel, solo, Arnhem, NL

Duane Reed Fine Art, St. Louis, USA

Flow, Miami – Duane Reed Fine art, USA

Glashart, Glass Installation,”Conflict”,  Fort Vuren, Gorinchem. NL

2006            Royal Leerdam Glass, Africa aan de Linge, Leerdam, NL.

Gallery Loes Reek, Alkmaar, NL

Museum Jan van der Togt, Van Tetterode Glas,  NL

Museum Jan van der Togt,  De nieuwe garde & jonge gasten, NL

Glashart , Glas Installation, ‘Reflections’, Fort Vuren, Gorinchem,NL

Leon Salet Fine Art , Solo, Maastricht, NL.

2005            Gallery K Fine Art, Nicosia, Cyprus

Gallery Neusser, Vienna, Austria

Shell central Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

Gallery Mariska Dirkx, Glasrijk,Tubbergen,NL

SBK Kunst Centrum , Haarlem, NL

2004            Gallery K Fine Art , Glass Lines, Solo, London, UK

Braggiotti Gallery, Amsterdam. NL

Mestské Múzeum, Bratislava, Slovakia

Gallery Uvegpiramis, Budapest, Hungary

Environmental Art Exhibition, Sejong, Seoul, South Korea,

Aventurijn Fine art,  NL

SBK Kunst Centrum, Haarlem,NL

2003            Genootschap Kunstliefde, Utrecht, NL

Glaskunst Beurs, Het Dak , Leerdam. NL

Glass ,Cultureel Centrum, Almere. NL

2002            De Kopermolen, Vals. NL

Contemporary Sculptural glass, Gorcum Museum,Gorcum. NL

33 years glass at the Rietveld Academy, Arti et Amicitiae. Amsterdam

Hedendaagse Nederlandse glaskunst,  Gemeentearchief Amsterdam

Emerging Artists in Europe, Society Baby, Amsterdam

Art  huis , Kunstpavilijon, Nieuw-Roden, NL ,

Gallery Windkracht , Solo,  Den Helder , NL.

Unica, Galerie Artra, Nieuw Vennep. NL

2001             Uvegpyramis Gallerie,Budapest , Hungary

Solo, Gallerie aan de Markt, Brouwershaven.

Museum Jan van der Togt. Glas geblazen in Amsterdam, NL

Glas in Historisch licht ,Beeldentuin Installatie,  Horn , NL

Professional Experience

2013             Radio Interview Arts programme, 3D radio Australia

2010             Guest examiner Graduate Show, Berchem, Belgium

Celebrity Solstice Cruise Ship, Glass wall commission

Dutch Rural council, glass commission. NL

2009            Avro television documentary, The Modern Mecenas, commissioned by

Prins Bernhard Fonds, Ned 2, 14-Juli, 17.50 uur.

2008           Royal Leerdam Crystal,  Designer Crystal Superior, Africa aan de Linge

Van Tetterode Glass, Workshop Instructor. Amsterdam

Dutch Rural council, Commission , NL

London Greek Radio, Interview in Greek, 19.00 hr 29-Sept.04.

Glassmovement.nl, Foundation launched.

Contemporary Dutch glass ,curator, Council Archives, Amsterdam

Grants Awards

  Hugo van Win Glass fund, Prins Bernhard Culture fund. NL

  Pilchuck Glass School Scholarship. U.S.A

  International Study grant, South Australian Department for the Arts

  Artist in Residency Award, Meat Market Craft Centre , Melbourne. AUS.

  Exhibition assistance grant, Ethnic affairs commission of South Australia

Collections

  Celebrity Solstice Art collection.

   Hugo van Vin glass collection, NL

   Kaposvar Museum, Kaposvar ,Hungary

    Museum Ernsting Stifting Collection,  Germany.

    Jam Factory Collection, Adelaide, Australia.

   Diverse  private collections, US, Australia, Europe

Publications

2013             Braggiotti gallery Anniversary catalogue

International contemporary glass catalogue, NL

2011             Visual masters magazine (online) Winter edition, UK

Fjooze  International glass magzine, NL

2007            Avro television 17 July 2007: The Moderne Mecenas, TV broadcasting by  Prins

Bernhardfonds, NL

Fjooze Interrnational glass magazine, NL

2006           Nieuwe Garde Jonge Gasten, Expositie catalogue, Museum Jan van de Togt, NL

2005           Craft Arts International “Speaking Cubes of culture” Article by Frans Jeursen, No.65

Southeby’s Amsterdam, Hugo van Win glass collection catalogue, 13- Dec., NL

Highgate hill, Arts review, Sept, 27. London UK

Eleftheria -9, Politistika, Review, 23-Sept- London, UK

Eleftheria-7,Omogenia, Review,30-Sept. London, UK

2004          Art.nl  Jaargang 5 , Nummer 1 . Feb / mrt 2004

World Art Collection’1001 Reasons to Love the Earth’, Interko Seoul, NL. Korea

Glas bulletin nr.4  Vereniging van Vrienden van Modern Glas, Piet Augustiijn. NL

Neus Glass International Magazine, Swedish Glass Symposium.Pg 17.

Australian studio glass, author Norris Ioannou.publ. Craftsman house