Δημητρα Κληρονομου

Biography

Δήμητρα κληρονόμουDimitra Klironomou lives in the North of Corfu Greece. From a very early age she showed an interest in pencil and colours. At the age of 16 she started paining, making collages and working with clay. She has also painted on old pieces of wood which she is exceptionally good at and loves to do. She began her lessons in painting in 1999 beside the fine artist Markos Banos in Acharavi Corfu.

From the years 2001-08 she studied and graduated with honours from the Arts School of Corfu, having teachers such as Melina Grammenou, Spiros Alamanos and Eva Karidi a sculptor of European fame. The years 2004-05 she attended a course given by Natalie Konstantis in aquarella.

She studied and graduated for the drawing and painting diploma with Distinction from the    London Art College in Lancaster

She is a member of Portrait Society Of America EIKE (Corfu Visual Association) 'Unesco' Piraeus and islands and the Ionian Theatre.

Dimitra has been full time artist since 2007 and tutor for many art groups since 2010.

Her realistic style and colourful tones characterize her work. Her main themes are the woman’s body and face. She aims to capture the look and mood by making faces “speak” through peace, love and anger which are depicted in her work. The mystic language she tries to convey to the art lovers leaves him/her to fulfill the image with him/her own personal taste.

…paintings of Dimitra Klironomou have a playful mood, with faces and bodies alive, realistic, speaking their own languages. Behind the gestures hiding a puzzle, behind the colors a feeling that is difficult but so delightful to guess. 

Marina Mavromichali Corfu Gallery curator.