Dimitris Tragkas

Dimitris Tragkas was born on 23 Arpil 1953 inAthens, Greece. He studied at the Vakalo School of Art and Design (1972-1975) with Yannis Valavanidis and Panayotis Tetsis. He lives and works in Athens. His work is included in art collections in Greece and abroad.


One Person Shows

2018     Myro Gallery, Thessaloniki

2016      “X” in the art of Dimitris Tragkas. Horos Theater space, Athens

2015      “Voyage to the Void”, Horos Theater space, Athens

2013     “November Games”, Black Duck exhibition space, Athens

    “KOM37”, KOM37 exhibition space, Athens

    “Games”, Citrus, Cultural Center, Chios

2012    “Ouranometria”, Pop Up 123, Athens

2011      “Dimitris Tragkas”, Nataraja, Gazi, Athens

2004    “Voyage to the Void”, Municipal Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia

2000    “The Square’s Story”, Aenaon Art Gallery, Athens

     Medusa Art Gallery, Athens

1999    Kivotos Art Gallery, Athens

1993    “Zeppelin”, Medusa+1 Art Gallery, Athens

1990     MedusaArtGallery, Athens

1986    ‘’Homerion” Municipal Cultural Center, Chios


Group Shows

2021    “ The Tides of the Century ”, International Art Exhibition Hainan, China

2018     “Theorimata”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

     “Platforms Project”, Athens School of Fine Arts

2017     “The Muses Project”  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chania

     “The Muses Project” House of Cyprus, Athens

2014    “Research and Art”, Megaron International Conference Hall, Athens

   “Ground Zero”, CAMP!, Athens

2013     Contemporary Greek Art Exhibition, Shanghai

     Aenaon Art Gallery, Athens

2010    Hydra International Arts Festival, Hydra

   ART-ATHINA 2010, International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens

   Aenaon Art Gallery, Athens

2009    Aenaon Art Gallery, Athens

2007    Aenaon Art Gallery, Athens

2006    Cowparade, Athens

2002    Concorso Internationale per la Fiaba Illustrata, Bordano, Italy

2001    “Mythologien des Buches”, Frankfurt, Germany

2000    Turk-Yunan, Ankara, Turkey

1999    Municipal Cultural Centre, Piraeus

1998    “Aeschyleia 98”, Elefsis

   First International Biennale of Projects, Novi Sad, Serbia

   “Greek Artistes”, Municipal Cultural Art Center “L. Kanakakis” Rethymnon

1997    “Oiko-landscapes”, Gazi, Athens

    “Aeschyleia 97″, Elefsis

1995    “Gazi D7″, Athens

1989    Municipal Cultural ArtCenter, Athens

    The Third Eye Art Gallery, Athens

1988    Municipal Cultural ArtCenter, Athens

1987    “Panellinia 87″, Piraeus


In the course of his artistic career Dimitris Tragkas assumed also the following roles:

  • Stage Designer for the theater.
  • Actor in the cinema in major roles with directors such as Alexis Damianos (The Charioteer 1992) and Dimos Avdeliodis (The Spring Assembly of Guards 1998).
  • Musician in collaboration with freelance groups.
  • Chess Player competing in Greek Championship (1983-1985) and teaching chess to children and adolescents.
  • Teacher of Painting in the Education Program of the Municipality of Athens (1985-1989) and Head of Art Courses in schools of the Primary School I.M. Panayotopoulos (1992-2005).
  • Martial Arts Athlete – Shotokan Karate (1988 – today) taking part in the Greek Championship (1993-1996).
  • Photographer with experience in travel photography.