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An artist studio, run by two practicing visual artists, focusing on practice-led inquiry and education.


The vision of Athens Open Studio is to embrace the dynamics of a creative studio and offer a space that functions as a bridge between school and higher education.

Founded in 2018 in Athens, Greece.

The team

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

Lily and Ileana met while doing the Foundation Diploma in Art & Design in UCA in 2012. After that they both took different roots, building diverse academic backgrounds based on which they have both developed independent art practices. The last three years Lily and Ileana live and work in Athens, Greece. 

Their expertise stems from their personal, academic and professional experience, on the basis of which they designed and run the services in Athens Open Studio.

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



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