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Kostas Tarkassis

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Born in 1952. 1972 to 1975 Kostas studied chemistry at the University of Bologna, Italy. 1980 he graduated from the Institute of Ceramic Art in Faenza, Italy, and since then he has participated in numerous exhibitions in Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Poland. In 1988 he has founded “Experimental Clay Art Studio” where he teaches and works. He has been a member of the International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) since 1992. He was awarded a Gold Medal at the XIII International Ceramic Art Biennial in Vallauris, France (1992). From 1987 to 2004 Kostas was the publisher and editor of “Kerameiki Techni” International Ceramic Art Review. Since 2005 he started publication of “Clay in Art International – Yearbook” and the web-site Clayart International. In 2002 he organized International Academy of Cearamics 50th anniversary Conference in Greece. His works are included in the collections of Greek, Japanese, Korean art museums.
The artist was a participant of the symposium in 1998.