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Hi, I'm Daphne

My body of work is developed from a longing to connect with my Greek heritage. Loud and inviting, these paintings are portals to seemingly mundane moments that have fascinated me. I grew up understanding the music and dances before the words. From that lens, my objective is to recreate experiences as if you were uninhibited by language and being an outsider, to truly feel the richness of the everyday. Whether that be at an overwhelming summer festival, enjoying the midnight Meditteranean air, surrounded by blues musicians, or sitting in a smokey tavern and sharing a drink with strangers that feel oddly familiar. 

Daphne Philippoussis(b.2001, Huntington, Pennsylvania)

splits her time working in Philadelphia and her maternal village in Epirus, Greece. She has received her BFA from Tyler School of Art. Her work has been exhibited in both solo and group shows in Rome and Philadelphia.

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2019 - 2023    BFA, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2017 - 2018    Emerging Artist(highschool program) Studio Incamminati,                                      Philadelphia PA 

 

2023              Vestige, 82Parris, Portland, MA

2023              At the Table, Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2023              Festa Di Roma, Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2022              Where the Future Lies RUFA, Gallery of Art, Rome, Italy


 

2023             The Richard Cramer Color Award in painting

2022             Diamond Peer Teaching Scholarship

2022             Nomination to attend Yale Norfolk Program

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