Athina Ioannou was born in 1968 in Athens, Greece. She studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and the Art Academy of Düsseldorf. Recent solo exhibitions include: Mythologies, Irene Laub Gallery, Brussels (2019); Polifonias, Galeria Hilario Galguera, Mexico City (2017); and Athina Ioannou, Rose is a Rose is a Rose, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels (2016). Select group exhibitions include: Gigantisme - Art & Industrie, FRAC Grand Large, Hauts-de-France and LAAC, Dunkirk (2019); L’Art Chemin Faisant… Paysages des Formes, Centre d’art L’Atelier d’Estienne, Bretagne (2019); and the 7th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Greece (2019). Her work is found in the permanent collections of Galerie des Petits Carreaux, Musée Régional d'Art Contemporain Occitanie, Lieu D’art Contemporain, Deutsche Bank AG and Daniel Buren in France, Damien Hirst in the United Kingdom and the Benaki Museum in Greece. She lives and works in Düsseldorf.