Akis Vassilopoulos lives and works in Patras. He has owned a private art gallery and studio since 1995, a place he inherited and used from his father. Many exhibitions were hosted there by both of them together that welcomed the art-loving public of Patras. He is a Member and Vice President of the Association of Patras and Achaean Artists "Kostis Palamas". He organizes solo exhibitions, participates in thematic, group exhibitions and concludes collaborations with renowned galleries and art galleries in Greece and Cyprus.As a student of the Impressionist painter George Vassilopoulos, he took painting lessons from the painter.

Akis Vassilopoulos had access to preparatory studies with teachers of painting and use:

  • 1985 - 1986 Charalambos Themistokleous
  • 1987 - 1990 Theodoros Drossos
  • 1990 - 1993 Costas Rigoulis - Tsigris

In 1993 he was admitted to the School of Fine Arts of ANGLIA COLLEGE OF CAMBRIDGE. In 1994 he continued his studies with a scholarship in the subject "Psychology of Children through Painting".

In March 1994 he held his first solo exhibition at the LEVER HELLAS exhibition space. There he meets for the first time his future wife, Aliki. They soon got married and, as he says, ""together they created the three most beautiful works of their lives, the three most beautiful paintings, their three boys, George, Vassilis and Nikos. Since then, he has been active professionally and uninterruptedly, with continuity and consistency to this day.

The theme of his art painting is developed in a variety of subjects but focuses on the human presence as a form or as a figure. Evolutionarily, it completes themes such as landscapes, seascapes, city views, rainy days, nightlife in the city, erotic, emotional expression, train stations and season trains, performance issues in black and white, horse racing, horseback riding and more. The structure and composition of the shapes are dictated by the image, reaching the colour, many times, at high intensity levels.

The movement of the compositions is enchanting, fascinating and interesting, with a sense of illusion giving breath and life even to objects or still lifes. For technical performance it uses oils and acrylics. He paints with a brush, he loves the spatula, which he believes ""that she also loves"". He attributes his expressionist disposition to the spatula and its strong contrasts.

ARTIST STATEMENT:

"I believe that every art form, but especially painting, is called to give the viewer the opportunity to see the world with a new look and to play many roles, decorative, didactic, entertaining, investment. Above all, however, it is called through painting, the creator to make the viewer see the beauty of shape and color, simplicity and economy in the formulation of the image and the quality of the technique"