Curiculum Vitae

Aristotelis Grammatikakis

Date of Birth: 24 of May 1976

Work Experience

  • Daily Newspaper “Mesogios” in Iraklio of Crete, Grece. International News Editor, Travel Reporter and Photojournalist from 2003 to 2010.

  • Photographer in the Olympic Games of Athens 2004.
  • Operated a Fine Art Portraiture Studio from 2005 to 2010.

Exhibitions

  • Photographic Exhibition organised by the City of Iraklio, Crete, Greece. October 2006.
  • Fototherapy Festival. Rethimnon, Crete, Greece. August 2007.
  • Annual Exhibition of the Network of Visual Artists of Iraklio. Crete, Greece. May 2010

Studies

  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh:

      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1995-1997

      - Two year program in “Computer Animation and Multimedia”

      - Studies included: computer animation and modeling in 2D and 3D, hand drawn animation, photography, image manipulation, cinematography, video and sound editing, painting, drawing, sculpture, advertisement, etc

  • The School of the Museum of Fine Arts – Tufts University:

                    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1997-2001

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts.

  • Specialization in Drawing and Sculpture (wood, metal, silver, clay) but also studied other forms of art including painting, photography, performance, etc

  • The Kaji Aso Studio:

                    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 2001-2002

  • Studies in Japane Culture and Fine Arts (painting, calligraphy, sculpture, poetry, philosophy, tea ceremony, language)

Skills

  • Spoken Languages: Greek. Native tongue. English. Fluently. Spanish. Moderate level. French, Russian, Japanese. Basic level. Mandarin Chinese. Learning.
  • Extensive Film and Darkroom experience including developing black&white film, printing and manipulating, toning and chemical mixing.
  • Experienced computer operator (of different Operating Systems, applications in image, video and sound processing, office applications).

  • Worldwide travel experience (USA, Brazil, China, S.Korea, Tunisia, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Albania, Turkey, England, Sweden, Norway, Puerto Rico, Martinique).