Organization of the 4rth International & Regional Exhibition in Greece 2-22 of May 2012

Organization of the 4rth International & Regional Exhibition in Greece 2-22 of May 2012
By the painter Afroditi Karamanli

With intention of establishing a ‘ Gallery of Colors’

On the occasion of the idea to set up an international day of Color on the 2nd of Mai by the graphic designer Andrea Foudoulidi (in our current grey times)
We started a collection of artwork since 2011 and continue this year towards the exhibition on
2nd of May 2012
The first exhibition will be set up in the old Printing building (Tipografio) in Xiladika Thessaloniki, adjacent to the Railway Station: posting of artwork (not registered) 1 Aliakmonos str. (54647)Thessaloniki-Greece, in attention of : Andrea Foudoulidi

• Submission of artwork until 12th of April 2012 with a brief biography of the artist, typed with all the contact information, E-mail and telephone numbers
• Dimensions of originals , not photographs: A4 (24 x 21cm) or A5 (10 x 15cm), written on the back: full name, address , postcode, telephone numbers- home number, cell phone number, E-mail, title, materiality, year (artwork will not be returned)
• Please forward to other Artists friends
• Εntry fees (10 Euro) covering the expenses of the exhibition

Wednesday 2 of May 2012 – Opening
10p.m. – 5p.m. Coloring the façade of the exhibition space with perforated decorations and spray, with repeated motifs to create a 3-floor mosaic
Thursday 3rd of May 2012
10p.m. – 5p.m. Create with local residents, using recycling materials, a sculpture for Thessaloniki
Friday 4rth of May 2012
Music, Theater performances and Recitations of Literary Texts from 4 in the evening until 4 in the morning with the traditional bun of Thessaloniki

The exhibition will be transported shortly afterwards in the island of Skopelos with the initiative of the luxurious ‘Anna’s Restaurant’37003 Skopelos : 0030-6977686156 (in August) &
in Patras in September under the supervision of Anastasia Kapiniari, artist – textile weaver: , 0030-6936185282, Athens and Abroad

Confirmed participation:
• ‘Horizons of Events’ ( In charge: Tzimis Euthimiou, artist: 0030-6976689670

• Artists of ART BANK with painted paper notes with the title ‘The Color of Money’
• (attached manifesto)
In charge: Litsa Mousouli, artist: ,0030-6975745264

• Record of 200 artworks from Mail Art artists coming from all continents
• Artists of the Fine Arts Chamber of Greece,School of Fine Arts, Thessaloniki and Athens
• Art Associations and Organizations
Exhibition dates: 2-22 of May 2012
Curator Tanya Saroglou
Opening hours of exhibition space on the first floor, daily: 10p.m. -5p.m.
More Information: Afroditi Karamanli,
Telephone numbers: 2310-844701,6932564047,
0030-6944381864 – only from abroad

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Visit to Afroditi's studio, too:

Afroditi with Eytihia...

Eytihia and Katerina

A digital exhibit for 2017!

"Gallery of Colors" celebrates every May 2, with International COLOR DAY!

For 2017, Afroditi was in Tarsus, Turkey, at an international art workshop,

and artists created mail art post cards for her project:

Post box collage by Robin Chuter and three below too, these with records:

This by Stella Velka of Slovakia:

by Emini Sheget:

by Yildiz Arun:

by Isin Munevver:

Many fascinating pieces for the "Gallery of Colors"!

Congratulations Afroditi!

...and this by Vahit Akan:

May, 2018 was the Gallery of Colors mail art exhibition for Day of Color, May 2, 

in Thessaloniki, with the theme : Portraits:

see the blog:

May 2, 2018: Day of Colour in Thessaloniki, Greece

2019, Gallery of Color group exhibit in Athens, April 13,

with the theme: "I am FREE, are you".

The Day of Color, May 2, will be during Greek Easter Week this year, 

so this exhibit was organized a bit early. A few Greek mail artists attended:

Afroditi Karamanli and MomKat at the Gallery of Color exhibit, 2019:

Gallery of Colors exhibit, 2019:




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