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2018 – 2017

MFA, Master in Artistic Research and Production (extraordinary prize),

University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

2014 – 2008

BFA, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece

2008 – 2007          

Drawing and Painting, Plakas Arts Centre, Athens, Greece

2006 – 2005          

Traditional Korean Painting, Noksan Gujaok studio, Geoje, South Korea

2004 – 2001

Diploma in Environment and Development, The Open University, UK

1999 spring semester

Department of Cultural Studies, State Academy of Slavic Culture,

Moscow, Russia

1998 winter semester

Department of Economics, Moscow Economic and Linguistic Institute,  

Moscow, Russia

1997 winter semester

Department of Geophysics, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas,

Moscow, Russia


2018/04/19 – 04/18         

Seminar “Art and Research: Contemporary Art and Digital Humanities.

Territories of art: digital traces and artists' impressions”,

University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

2011/07/14 – 07/04  

“Art and Technologies of the Image: Art and Game”,

collaboration between Université Paris 8, Athens School of Fine Arts, Goldsmiths University of London and Polytechnic University of Valencia, Université Paris 8, Paris, France

2009/12 - 2009/11          

Seminar “Performance - Chorokinisis”, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece


2018/06 - 2018/02  

Grant - Residency ProdArt, Art Factory Fabra i Coats, Sant Andreu, Barcelona, Spain

2012/06 - 2011/09

Erasmus scholarship, University of Granada, Granada, Spain


2020/12/17 - 2021/01/30

“Art Emergent Sabadell 2020”, Acadèmia De Belles Arts de Sabadell, Sabadell, Spain

2020/03/05 – 01/17  

"METANARRATIVAS 1.164,42 km Marburg – Barcelona", Marburger Kunstverein, Marburg, Germany

2018/08/19 – 07/12  

"Guasch Coranty International Painting Award", Tecla Sala Art Center,

L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

2018/07/22 – 06/15

"Residences “FiC-ProdArt´18”", MFA final project,

Fabra i Coats Centre D´Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

2018/ 06/03 – 05/26

“La Nueva Generación de Maestros - Mensaje de la Memoria”, MOFUTA Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

2017/12/23 – 12/13

“Find Refuge in Art”, Art Factory, Athens, Greece


“On the Road”, Art Saranda Gallery, Ag.Saranda, Albania

2014/10/03 – 10/01

BFA Final Project, Nikos Kessanlis Exhibition Hall, Athens School of Fine Arts,

Athens, Greece


Performance “Rendezvous”, Melanithros Gallery, Athens, Greece


Support exhibition for the residents of Keratea, Lavrio Michanourgeio, Keratea, Greece


“Rejected”, SYN Gallery, Athens, Greece

2011/ 06/30  –   05/19

“Eikastika Simmikta”, Eikastikes Anazitisis Gallery, Kolonaki, Athens, Greece


"Young Greek Artists", the “The Future Sound of London” venue,

Softball Stadium Elliniko, Athens, Greece


Russian, English, Greek, Spanish

b.Tomsk, 1980, USSR

lives and works: Athens, Barcelona

Svetlana Limnios is a Russian painter, performance artist and sculptor.

Limnios feels the necessity to produce new alliances across institutional domains.The transcendental images that she deploys demonstrate the transitory character of the world.Absurdity is the concept that she closely explores in her work.