Brooch: Copycats I, 2019
Pasta, acrylics, epoxy, acrylic color, bronze.
9 x 10 cm, 8 x 9 cm
Photo by: Alexis Kamitsos
From series: Food Victim Collection
Set of two brooches.
Erato Kouloubi co-founder of Popeye Loves Olive Art Space and the Anticlastics group began her career as a Jewelry Designer in Athens, after the completion of her studies in both Greece and UK.
Her work has been presented in numerous national and international art fairs and exhibitions such as Joya Barcelona Art Jewelry & Objects, Spain, Schmuck, Munich, Autor International Contemporary Jewelry Fair, Bucharest, Hellenic Museum of Melbourne, Australia, Sierrad, International Jewelry Art Fair, Amsterdam, Handwerk & Design, Munich, Inhorgenta, Munich, Melting Point, Valencia, Creativity Oggetti, Italy, Alliages Gallery, France, Gallery Putti, Latvia, Metamatic:taf, Greece, Alma Gallery, Greece, Μ-art Space, Greece, Marnerie Creative Gallery, Greece, Benaki Museum, Greece, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Greece and she had a solo show at The Arch Window, London UK.
In 2012 along with her partner, they founded Popeye loves Olive, an Art Space in the historical center of Athens, dedicated to the Art of Jewelry and the Art of Tattooing
In 2013, apart from her work as a Jewelry Designer, she launched her career as a Curator after the completion of two different courses in the UK and Germany. Since then, she has curated contemporary art exhibitions in Greece and abroad and she organizes seminars taught by invited renowned jewelry artists.
In 2016, she co-founded the Anticlastics group, a non-profit organization aiming to promote Contemporary Jewelry in Greece and abroad. The same year they established the Athens Jewelry Week, a festival, which soon acquired international dimensions in the field of Contemporary Jewelry scene with participation from all over the world. Her work has been published in several magazines, books, jewelry-fair catalogs, and yearbooks. She lives in Athens.