George Giannoutsos

"What fascinates me the most is investigating and experimenting with innovative materials and techniques, and their implementation in jewellery making. "

George Giannoutsos was born in 1982 in Athens. His education includes Physics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and training on various musical instruments over the years. 

His training in goldsmithing began on 2012 in Maria Tsimpiskaki, art and contemporary jewellery, studio.

He chooses the profession of contemporary jewellery designer and maker as a means of communication, experimenting with innovative materials and applying his personal techniques in his work.

Member of Ragtag Collective, art jewellery group.

Education – seminars

  • Visual Arts in Vakalo Art and Design College.
  • Sculptural construction with Constantinos Papadoukas in Vakalo Art and Design College.
  • Sculpture classes with Rena Griva – Karachaliou and Giorgos Karachalios in Chalkis school of art.
  • “An-isoropies” workshop with Andronikos Sagianos in goldsmithing school of Stemnitsa.
  • “Corpóreo in Corpóreo” workshop with Jorge Manilla in Popeye Loves Olive – Art Space.
  • “Developing your own script” seminar with Charon Kransen in Popeye Loves Olive – Art Space.
  • Japanese alloys and Patination seminar with Pr. Kimiaki Kageyama in Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School.
  • Creative jewellery design and concept classes with Akis Goumas (art jewellery designer and teacher).

Group exhibitions – shows

2020

  • A-Ω Jewellery trade show, Athens, Greece.

2019

  • A-Ω Jewellery trade show, Athens, Greece.
  • Come & See: The days after Munich, Popeye loves Olive art space, Athens Jewellery week, Greece.
  • Popeye loves Olive art space in Munich jewellery week, Munich, Germany.
  • α-ύλη with Ragtag collective, Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, Athens, Greece.

2018

  • A-Ω Jewellery trade show, Athens, Greece.
  • Autor 2018, Bucharest, Romania.
  • 50/50’ CHEAPART Artists and Designers in Dialogue, Thessaloniki International Exhibition & Congress Centre, Greece.
  • New Jewellery, Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, Athens, Greece.
  • Ragtag collective exhibition, Huit de coeur gallery, Paris, France.

2017

  • A-Ω Jewellery trade show, Athens, Greece.

2016

  • A-Ω Jewellery trade show, Athens, Greece.
  • Alliages legacy award during Joya Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Jewelry loves misery with Ragtag collective, Athens Jewelry week 2016.
  • Environments with Ragtag collective, El. Marneri Gallery, Athens, Greece.
  • Unclasped, Helenic Museum, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Alliages: The legacy collection, Melting point 2016, Valencia, Spain.

2015

  • A-Ω Jewellery trade show, Athens, Greece.
  • Empreintes 2015 – The Permanent Alliages Art Gallery, Lille, France.
  • Inhorgenta Jewellery trade show, Munich, Germany.
  • Memories inside jewellery Gallery “Samona”, Padova, Italy.
  • The After Joya Effect II Popeye Loves Olive – Art Space, Athens, Greece.
  • Joya Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Alliages 2015 Award, Barcelona, Spain.

2014

  • Joya Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Sieraad Art Jewellery Fair, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Selected ALMA Contemporary Art Gallery, Trikala, Greece.
  • 1st Christmas Designer Weekend Popeye Loves Olive – Art Space, Athens, Greece.
  • I feel lucky AS Gallery, Heraklion, Greece.
  • The Parallel worlds Alliages Art Gallery, Lille, France.