Born in Istanbul, Gefso Papadaki, graduated from Vakalo Art and Design College and she did further studies in Fine Arts, focusing on Drawing, Colour, Byzantine Icon Painting, Material Technology, History of Art and Sculpture Molds. She is a member of the Greek Chamber of Arts. She has worked on murals, stage paintings, book covers and has been teaching Art classes to primary school children. She has also been involved in arts creative activities for children with disabilities. She is a columnist for the Kinsterna journal of Literature and Art and has published two painting related books. Her works are found in the collection of the Beijing National Gallery, in the collection of the Olympic Fine Arts 2008, in Beijing. Moreover in Moschandreou collection,in Hadjioannou collection, and other private collections in Greece, U.S.A, Belgium, France, Austria and Luxemburg.
2019 “l…as love”, Cube Gallery, Patras.
2018 “Love syllables”, Genesis Gallery, Athens.
2017 “Nostalgie”, Melkart Gallery, Paris.
2015 “How the time passed”, Genesis gallery, Athens.
2013 “Beautiful and strange homelands”, Art centre Peri Tehnon, Patras.
2013 Pinelo Gallery. Constantinople.
2012 “A daytrip to Aegina”, The Folklore and Historical Museum of Aegina, Aegina.
2012 “Land Mementos II, Astra Gallery, Athens.
2011 “Land Mementos”, La Galerie Theorema, Bruxelles.
2008 “Suggestive paintings”, Periplanisi Art Gallery, Glyfada.
2007 “Passages”, La Galerie Theorema. Bruxelles.
2005 “Painting Notebook”, Astra Gallery, Athens.
2003 “Presences”, Gallery Aegokeros, Athens.
2001 “On Wood”, Omma Centre of Contemporary Art in Chania, Crete.
2001 “Solitary Trees”, Gallery Αnny Balta ,Salonica.
2000 “Solitary Trees”, Αstra Galler,. Athens.
1997 “Metamorphoses”, Chateau du Bourglinster, Luxembourg.
1996 “Metamorphoses”, Gallery Aenaon, Athens.
1995 “Stone and water….colour blue” Municipal Art Gallery of Mykonos.
1992 The City of Athens Cultural Centre
She has participated in more than 100 exhibitions in Greece, Belgium, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey, France, as well as in the 23rd Art Fair, “Artist 2013” in Istanbul, In 2008 she was among the artists that represented Greece in the 3rd,Beijing Biennale. Gefso’s latest work is inspired by the lyrics of great Greek poets.