Tasos Bouras

contemporary art

Tasos Bouras was born in 1952, in the small town of Kiparissia in the region of Messinia, Greece. In the late 1970s he settles in Switzerland for some years and begins his artistic journey. He returns to Greece, and in 1997 he has his first solo exhibition at Zygos Gallery, Athens. In 1999 he creates the U.T.M. (Underground Television Movement) with other artists, and shows both paintings and sculptures in video art installations. During this same period he also designs sets and costumes for theatre productions. In 2002 he has his second solo exhibition at Sigma Gallery, Athens. He has also taken part in various group exhibitions both in Athens and on the island of Mykonos. Tasos Bouras is a member of Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece.

  • 1997 Interview on the “Syneikones” television  show, ΕΤ1 channel
  • 1997 solo exhibition, paintings, gallery ZYGOS, title: “escaping”
  • 1998 group exhibition, paintings, gallery ZYGOS, title: “autumns’ salon”
  • 1999 solo exhibition, paintings, Kyklos art center – Mykonos, title: “π = 3,14»
  • 1999 he creates the U.T.M. (Underground Television Movement) with other artists, and shows both paintings and sculptures in video art installations. During this same period he also designs sets and costumes for theatre productions.(SKRIKER at the theater “porta”, director: Antonis Kalogridis)
  • 2000 group exhibition, paintings, gallery MICHALIS MANTZAKOS, Marousi
  • 2002 Interview on the “Lifestyle” show on channel Alpha
  • 2002 solo exhibition, gallery SiGMA, title “Ripping”, Athens
  • 2004 Show with wooden sculptures at the art center MOIRAS, Athens
  • 2004 show with wooden sculptures named “Mirmidones” at Athinai, in video art form, Athens
  • 2005 group exhibition, paintings, VALATSAS gallery art & design, Melisia
  • 2005 solo exhibition, at the art center cats & marbles, title: “Geometry of the myth”, Athens
  • 2006 group exhibition, paintings, gallery ANGELO, title: “art color during time”, Athens
  • 2006 solo exhibition, paintings and sculptures, gallery ANGELA DIKEOULIA contemporary fine arts, title: “randez-vous”, Kifissia
  • 2006 group exhibition, paintings, gallery ANGELA DIKEOULIA contemporary fine arts, Kifissia
  • 2007 group exhibition at the art center cats & marbles with the subject “Animals” and the support of WWF
  • 2007 group exhibition, paintings, at the boat Juanita Elsa, title: “ArtCargo”. 
  • 2007 theatrical play: an extremely simple job (Μια εξαιρετικά απλή δουλεία). script: Kostas Tzamiotis, director: Maria Katrive, performer: Tasos Bouras Alekton Theater. Athens
  • 2008 participating at the protestation for the temple of Agrotera Artemis at mets, painting, title: “seven broken hearts”. The works showed at the art center cats & marbles
  • 2008 participating with wooden sculptures at the exhibition “southeasterward”, art center cats & marbles
  • 2008 group exhibition, paintings & sculpture, ELGEKA center, title: “TIO ILAR”.
  • 2008 group exhibition, paintings, Metalourgeio, title: "Keravnovolos Eros", Gazi. Organization: ArtCargo
  • 2009 group exhibition, paintings, ELGEKA center, title: “TIO ILAR II”, Athens.
  • 2010 group exhibition, paintings, E-studio, Kifissia
  • 2010 group exhibition, painting, Athinais Cultural Center, title: "Departures", Athens. Organization: George Best Costacos Cultural and Research Foundation
  • 2010 group exhibition, paintings, ELGEKA center, title: "TIO ILAR III", Athens.
  • 2010 group exhibition, paintings, ARTWAY, Venetian Museum of Naxos, Naxos island.
  • 2010 "The Ancient Olive Grove of Crete, in the Depth of Time..." International Artist Exhibition, paintings. Organized by TEI of Crete and the Cultural Association of Crete. TEI Crete, International Exhibition Center of Crete, Gournes, Heraklion, Crete
  • 2011 group exhibition, paintings, ELGEKA center, title: "TIO ILAR IV", Athens.
  • 2011 group exhibition ART MEETS MEDIA, Gallery Art Cargo, Athens.
  • 2011 Creativity and Resistance Festival, Helliniko Olympic Complex, Attica.
  • 2011 group exhibition 30 Years E.E.D.A., Cultural Center "Melina Merkouri", Athens.
  • 2011 Biography published in the 6th edition of Who is Who.
  • 2012 group exhibition, paintings, ELGEKA center, title: "TIO ILAR V", Athens.
  • 2013 group exhibition, paintings, ELGEKA center, title: "TIO ILAR 6", Istanbul. Turkey.
  • 2013 Interview on the HELLENIC MAIL newspaper
  • 2013 group exhibition, paintings, ELGEKA center, title: "TIO ILAR 6", Athens. Greece.
  • 2013 web online exhibition, paintings, "Web Antifascism & Antiracism exhibition". Organized by the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece
  • 2013 member of weedschat team, www.weedschat.com
  • 2013/2014 group exhibition, driftwoods, "A + Christmas 2013", ENIGMA gallery, Athens
  • 2014 group exhibition, "ΠΝΕΥΜΑ ΖΥΜΟΥΜΕΝΟΝ ΣΥΜΦΩΝΩΣ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΑΣ ΠΕΡΙΣΤΑΣΕΙΣ ΙΙ - JAILBREAK / Keep the spirit alive, at Potnia Thiron - Bank of Attention, Athens, Greece.
    JAILBREAK / Keep the spirit alive
  • 2015 group exhibition, "An art exhibition", Crystal Mountain Hotel, Ano Chora
  • 2015 solo exhibition, "Bubble Machines", Psara Studio, Psara Island
  • 2016 group exhibition, "Incognito", Athens
  • 2016 group exhibition, "Unzipped", Kifisia, Athens
  • 2017 group exhibition, "Necessity", Kifisia, Athens
You can find some of my works on Saatchi Gallery Online here: http://www.saatchionline.com/tbouras