Wednesday, April 28, 2021

FRESH WORKS X Juried Exhibit 2021

I am excited to have two paintings in the Fresh Works X exhibit at the Harrington Gallery in Pleasanton, CA.

The show will run from May 1 to June 26. Gallery will be open to the public on Thursdays from 10am-12noon, Fridays from 3pm-5pm and Saturdays from 11am-3pm.

The gallery will also be open to view by appointment.
Opening day of the show (May 1), the gallery will be open from 11am-3pm. There won’t be an opening reception but will select a date for a virtual reception later

Please know that the Gallery will be limited to 12 people in the space and social distancing rules will be in place and all attendees will be asked to wear a face covering.

If you are in the area be sure to stop by and check out this showcase of artistry.





 

Monday, March 15, 2021

Richeson75 Still Life & Floral 2021

 

I am excited to have my pastels “Birds and Marbles” and “Reds” accepted as finalists in Richeson75 Still Life & Floral 2021. Also "S is for Shelter" and “S is for Spinning Top” have been recognized as having artistic merit and will be included in the exhibit book as Meritorious Entries. Thank you to the jury and congratulations to all the participants! The exhibit will open on April 1st and can be found here: Richeson75 - Exhibitions


 

Friday, February 26, 2021

Pastel Society of the West Coast Member's Only Online Show 2021

 I am super excited to announce that my pastel “W is for Windmill” has been accepted into the 2021 Pastel Society of the West Coast Members Only Online Show! Check out the exhibition here: PSWC Member's Only Online Exhibition 2021


 

Friday, February 19, 2021

3rd Pastellisti Italiani's Online Pastel Painting Juried Exhibition

 I am extremely happy for taking part in the 3rd Pastellisti Italiani’s Online Pastel Painting Competition with 4 of my works. 98 artists participated with a total of 202 works in this wonderful Exhibition. Check it out at: 3rd Pastellisti Italiani's Online Pastel Competition


Wednesday, February 10, 2021

International Guild of Realism Spring Salon Online Exhibition 2021

Thrilled and honored to announce that my pastel painting "Refugee", 20x16" has been juried into the International Guild of Realism's Spring Salon International Online Exhibition. There are artists from over 15 countries represented in the Spring Salon Final Jury including Canada, England, Norway, USA, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, South Africa, Russia, Ukraine, Holland, Philippines, Mexico, Greece, Australia, France, Spain, Hong Kong and India. Plus a huge diversity of media in the exhibition including Acrylic, Watercolor, Oil, Soft Pastel, Colored Pencil, Gouache, Graphite, Pastel, Ink, Tempera and Scratchboard. The exhibition will run from March 20th to May 20th, 2021 on the IGOR website. It will be also listed on two additional major art websites including the brand new state of the art website of American Art Magazine and the new fine art retailer, QC Fine Arts. Winter Salon IGOR Awards will be announced by March 15th 2021.

 

 

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

I have exciting news to share! My 4rth Solo Exhibition held at Abend Gallery is currently virtually on view. Protagonists of this solo show are newest and older pieces. Check them out at: 

https://abendgallery.com/show/abend-gallery-irene-georgopoulou-solo-exhibition 

 



Sunday, January 3, 2021

Gallery Ring - COLORFUL Show

 I am extremely pleased that I have won two awards, Best in Show with “Joyful Memories of Childhood” and a Crystal Award of Merit with “S is for Spinning Top” in the COLORFUL Show of Gallery Ring!! What a great way to start 2021!! Thank you to the jury and congrats to all winners and finalists! Check out the show here

 Joyful Moments of Childhood - pastel, 14x11"


S is for Spinning Top - pastel, 9x10"








 


Saturday, December 26, 2020

Gallery Ring Holiday Advent show, December 2020

 

I am excited to announce that my work “Refugee” received the Crystal Snowflake Award at Gallery Ring  HOLIDAY ADVENT show, December 7. Thanks to the jury, congrats to all winners.

Refugee, pastel, 20x16" 





Friday, December 4, 2020

Abend Gallery's 30th Annual Holiday Miniature Show

 

I’m excited to announce that as of today, 4 of my pastels are available for purchase at the Abend Gallery’s “30th Annual Miniature” Show alongside amazing artists.
 
“Joyful memories of childhood”, 14x11"
“W is for Windmill”, 14x11"
“Birds and Marbles”,12x9"
“I’ve been around the world”, 12x9"
The show runs till January 9 2021. Here’s the link to the show:
 
 

 
 

Thursday, November 5, 2020

15th ARC Salon Semi-Finalist

 I am absolutely thrilled and honored that my painting “Boys” is a semi-finalist in the Still Life category at the 15th Art Renewal Center Salon. Finalists will be announced on December 9th. Thank you to ARC and the judges, and huge congrats to all semi-finalists!

“The Art Renewal Center is pleased to announce that we have posted our roster of semi-finalists competing in the 15th International ARC Salon Competition. We received 4,941 entries this year from 83 countries. 40%, 1,977 works have been selected as semi-finalists.”

15th ARC Salon Semi-Finalists 


 

Monday, September 28, 2020

15th International Guild of Realism’s Annual Exhibition

 

15th International Guild of Realism’s Annual Exhibition at Principle Gallery in Charleston, South Carolina from October 2nd from 5 to 8pm. The exhibition will feature 111 artworks from 107 IGOR artists from around the world. I am honored that “B is for Boat” is part of this amazing exhibition at one of the best galleries in the US. This painting is nostalgic depiction of childhood.
 
Founded by a group of renowned realist artists in 2002, the International Guild of Realism (IGOR) now represents the work of over 475 juried professional members from over 35 countries. IGOR prides itself in selecting today’s finest realist artists through a jury committee. In addition to recognizing these artists, the organization seeks out exhibition opportunities, provides their members with professional assistance, and connects these artists with collectors through sanctioned gallery exhibitions.
 
Visit the following link to see the exhibition.
 


 
 
 

Friday, September 25, 2020

Hyperrealism Magazine Issue 12

How awesome to see my artwork featured in Hyperrealism Magazine issue 12 alongside amazing artists from all over the world.
You can get the digital or print version of the magazine here : Hyperrealism Magazine shop


 

 

 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Pastel Society of America’s 48th Annual Exhibition “Enduring Brilliance”

Thrilled and honored to have been included in the 2020 Pastel Society of America’s 48th Annual Exhibition “Enduring Brilliance” presented as a Virtual Exhibition by The Butler Institute of American Art. Thank you to Duane Wakeham PSA-MP, HFH, Anna Wainright PSA-MP and Claire Schroeven Verbiest PSA-MP and of course many thanks to President Jimmy Wright PSA-MP, the Board of Governors and everyone involved at PSA putting this glorious exhibition together. Congratulations to all accepted artists and to the award winners!!
 
My painting “Refugee” is in the exhibit which can be viewed online at:
 
 

 
 

 

Friday, August 21, 2020

Pure Color 2020 - 4th Annual Exhibition of the Pastel Society of North Carolina

 

I am happy to announce that my pastel "Splash", 11x11" was juried into the Pure Color 4th Annual Exhibition of the Pastel Society of North Carolina. Of the 838 paintings submitted, 160 were chosen by juror Christine Ivers PSA-MP, IAPS/MC, CPS, PSWC. My sincere thanks and appreciation to her and to PSNC! Congratulations to all accepted pastelists! The show goes live on September 1, 2020. 

 


Friday, August 7, 2020

34th Annual Pastels USA International Exhibition

Thrilled and honored that one of my paintings has been selected for the 34th Annual Pastels USA International Exhibition. This year’s exhibition will be an ONLINE only show, beginning September 20, 2020. Thank you so much to the jurors of selection and congratulations to all accepted artists!  

 

Thursday, August 6, 2020

PSWC's 34th Annual Pastels USA International Exhibition

 Thrilled and honored that my pastel “B is for Boat” has been selected for the 34th Annual Pastels USA International Exhibition. With almost 1000 submissions, 171 works were accepted. Thank you so much to the jurors of selection Mary Aslin, Brian Bailey and Julie Freeman and congratulations to the award winners and to all accepted artists! Go ahead and feast your eyes at: 

34th Annual Pastels USA International Exhibition  


 

Sunday, August 2, 2020

The Guide Artists issue 36 August 2020


Thank you to Ramón A. Olivares and to The Guide Artists Magazine for my 8 pages spread in Issue 36 – August 2020 alongside with brilliant selection of incredible artists. Congrats to all artists published, amazing artworks! Such an honor to be in your company! To buy your copy click the following link: https://bit.ly/2Ey5PTv



Thursday, July 30, 2020

Pratique Des Arts Magazine



Sneak peak at the next issue of Pratique des Arts French magazine. I am truly honored to be included to "Les Lauréats du Salon d'Opale 2020" alongside such talent. Congratulations to all winners! I am very grateful to journalist Stephanie Portal for my award and for the beautiful article. 





Monday, July 20, 2020

15th International Guild of Realism's Annual International Juried Exhibition


So excited and honored that “B is for Boat” was chosen to participate to International Guild of Realism 15th Annual Exhibition hosted by beautiful Principle Gallery in Charleston, South Carolina! The show runs from October 2 to October 31 2020. 
From over 475 paintings and drawings, 111 were chosen. Artists from many countries including Canada, Norway, USA, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine, Switzerland, Philippines, Mexico, Greece, Australia, France, Thailand, UK, Spain, Hong Kong and India are taking part in this amazing show. The pieces span an impressive range of mediums, including Acrylic, Watercolor, Oil, Soft Pastel, Colored Pencil, Graphite, Pastel, Ink, Tempera, Scratchboard and Gouache. 
Thank you to the jury and congratulations to all accepted artists! I see many familiar names amongst the list.

 



Sunday, July 12, 2020

Pastel Society of America’s 48th Annual Exhibition “Enduring Brilliance”

 Thrilled and honored beyond words that my painting was accepted into the 2020 Pastel Society of America’s 48th Annual Exhibition “Enduring Brilliance”! Due to the pandemic situation the show will be held online and not physically in the Grand Gallery of the National Arts Club in New York. Thank you to the jury Duane Wakeham PSA-MP HFH, Claire Schroeven Verbiest PSA-MP, and Anna Wainright PSA-MP! They selected 207 works for inclusion from a field o 1715 submissions. Congratulations to all who were accepted! The exhibition opens in September 8th and I can’t wait to see it!




Thursday, June 18, 2020

Hyperrealism Magazine Issue 11

 Thank you Hyperrealism Magazine for the 6 page interview and feature!! Issue 11 is available worldwide through Magcloud. Grab your issue now: Hyperrealism Magazine Issue 11

 


Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Outstanding Pastel in BoldBrush Painting Competition

I am happy to share with you that "B is for Boat" was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the March 2020 BoldBrush Painting competition! Also it was selected as part of the FAV15%! Thank you BoldBrush jury!! Congrats to all winners and finalists! You may view all of the winning paintings at the following link.


"Small Works" at Abend Gallery


I am delighted that eleven of my works are part of Abend Gallery’s “Small Works” show alongside many incredible artists! Many thanks to Didi Menendez of PoetsArtists and Dave Ethridge of Abend. Check it out here: Abend Gallery - Small Works Exhibition