Despina Stokou


Despina Stokou, born 1978 in Athens and now living in Berlin and Los Angeles, studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts. Then she continued studying at the University of Arts in Berlin and completed her Master in the subject „Art in Context". Apart from scholarships she received the DAAS Scholarship for Artist and 2012 at the Art Cologne she was given a promotional space under the category “New Positions“. After numerous solo and group exhibitions for example in Athens, London, Los Angeles and Vienna, as well as at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow and Thessaloniki Biennial, she had a solo exhibition 2013 in New York at Derek Eller Gallery and 2014 her first solo show in Berlin at the EIGEN + ART Lab.