Ioannis Papadopoulos

He was born in Athens in 1947.


  • 1964-67: Vakalo School
  • 1973-77: West Surrey College of Art and Design, England


  • 2011: Handmade paper seminar at the School of Fine Arts of Florina
  • 2009: Handmade paper seminar for teachers of the Athens School of Fine Arts
  • 2005: Teaches handmade paper at the Arts Center of Chalkida
  • 1999: Teaches in a seminar organized by EUROSKILLS
  • 1996: Teaches applied arts at ARSIS youth support center
  • 1996: Textile lectures in Amman, Jordan
  • 1993: Illustrated the book “the computer and the LOGO”
  • 1993-96: Teaches applied arts at CAMPUS – ZIRIDI college
  • 1986-93: Teaches in seminars organized by EOMMEX in Kalymnos, Prespes, Leonidio
  • 1985: Teaches weaving in a workshop organized by the Municipality of Athens
  • 1984: Visits Barcelona and Madrid and organizes the exhibition “Miniature Textiles” by Spanish artists at the AFI Center
  • 1983: Participates in the World Crafts Council conference in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1980: Lectures on weaving at the IONIAN center in Chios and Oinousses
  • 1979: Founding member of the AFI team
  • 1978–90: Together with Maria Grigoriou they create the weaving workshop in Voula
  • 1965–72: Engaged in graphic arts at the ORA Art and Cultural Center


  • 2017: “Oestrus”, Athens, Greece (AFI team)
  • 2016: “Oestrus”, Bologna, Italy (AFI team)
  • 2015: AFI Team, Krebsen gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2013: “Sense of touch”, AFI team, PERIPLE, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2012: “In a mythical and paper world”, alma art gallery, Trikala
  • 2012: “gr”, AFI team, Berlin Institute of Greek Culture
  • 2012: “gr”, AFI team, HANDWERKSFORM HANNOVER
  • 2009: “Ano Kato”, AFI team, BENAKI MUSEUM – “Interventions”, AFI team, BENAKI MUSEUM