Mariva Zacharof is a dynamic visual artist who is nationally and internationally awarded. She develops a visual language by using expressionist drawing, installation and mixed media to depict human issues, which concern all of us. Her work has a strong sense of humor, sweetness and intensity.


Mariva Zacharof was born in Athens, Greece in 25/02/1978. Raised in Liege of Belgium and studied Fine Arts in Great Britain. Currently lives and works in Athens, Greece. She is a member of the Hellenic Chamber of the Fine Arts, and her work is part of several Archives of Greek Museums and Foundations for the Contemporary Greek Artists. She has publications both in the local and the international press. She was a fellow of the Shillizzi Foundation for the realization of her studies and secured prize money to produce artistic work from the Sidney Perry Foundation.

On November 2008, she had her first Solo exhibition "Childhood Dreams", with Astrolavos art gallery in Athens. On December 2016, she had her second solo exhibition entitled "Life has a lot of Grey shades" with the Municipality of Piraeus. On December 2017, she had her third solo exhibition entitled "The Child that lives within ourselves" with the Municipal Gallery of Kallithea "Sophia Laskaridou". From 1st February till 5th of April 2018 she had her fourth solo exhibition in the Municipal Gallery LEFA of Psychico entitled "The Tree and the River".


On 2011 she took part in the International Biennial of collage and assemblage in Serbia. She represented Greece on 2012, in the 5th International Beijing Biennale, China. In the year 2013, she took part in the X-Border Biennial between Lulea, Rovaniemi and Severomorsk. In 2018 she takes part in the 17th INTERBIFEP International Portrait Biennial in the city of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

She exhibits in International Art Festivals in Greece, Europe, USA and Asia since 2001.


She is also an art pedagogue.





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