Who we are
Who we are

Lily and Ileana are two artists, both graduates from leading UK universities and with a rich and diverse experience in the field of art, design and art history.


“Our passion for art, our drive for learning through doing, and our dream to create a studio in Athens that houses our creative practices and our urge to promote practice-led inquiry and education within a studio atmosphere, are the foundations of Athens Open Studio.” 

Lily Hassioti

IB DP H.A.E.F Athens College

BA Hons in Fine Art
DJCAD, Dundee

John Kinross Scholarship to Florence

Awarded by the Royal Scottish Academy

2020 ARTWORKS Stavros Niarchos Fellowship Award 




Ileana Arnaoutou

IB DP Geitonas

BA Hons in Fine Art

Slade School of Fine Art, UCL


MA History of Art, UCL

2020 ARTWORKS Stavros Niarchos Fellowship Award 





Make work restlessly, be open to new people and possibilities, learn along the way, and share it with others


New media - interactive installations

3D objects - sculpture - video


Painting - drawing - sculpture

art history and theory

© Athens Open Studio 2018