Contemporary Art | Art Consultant | Nitra Gallery Director
Aliki Tsirliagkou is an Art Consultant and the Founder/Director of Nitra Galleries (Athens-Thessaloniki, Greece), covering Visual Arts in a 360 way. Apart from her Gallery work she designs and curates exhibitions for museums and works as an art consultant for private and corporate collections.
She is a second generation gallerist which allows her to have an in-depth knowledge of the artistic prodution in Greece of the past thirty years. After studying Business she studied Contemporary Art at Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, a joint degree with University of Manchester.
Amongst the projects she has independently curated since then, are the 'Techniques of the Body' installation in Alaca Imaret, Thessaloniki; a joint project by Columbia University Professor Mark Mazower and Film-maker Constantine Giannaris (exclusive donor Stavros Niarchos Foundation (2016). She was a member of the curatorial team of the PhotoBiennale of Thessaloniki 'Logos' (2014), organized by the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography. She has worked with the Contemporary Arts Center (part of the State Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki), the Biennale of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki (Biennale:3/Old Crossroads- Old intersections, Make it new).
She has also curated for the Greek America Foundation, the Greek Film & Foto Week (Toronto Canada). As the Visual Arts Director of the not-for-profit Organization 'Thessaloniki Allios' organization she has designed, curated and implemented a series of large scale exhibitions and art projects.
Aliki is the Artistic Director of the Artists in Residence Program by Eagles Palace powered by TORhotel Group (presented its 5th Edition in May 2021 in collaboration with ARTWORKS) which has hosted more than 45 artists in weeklong residencies, leading to group exhibitions of the created works.
In 2016 she was selected to participate in the NEON Curatorial Exchange in collaboration with Whitechapel gallery in London.
Aliki has worked on private and corporate collections and has collaborated with various corporations, among which the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, TOMS and Louis Vuitton, for which she has delivered tailor made art programs and exhibitions.
She has extensively curated private and corporate Art Collections. Aliki has worked as the Contemporary Art Program Consultant for PCAI, a not-for-profit organization which aims to raise environmental awareness through contemporary art with a focus on the moving image. In November 2017 she was a member of the Jury for the Best VR film at the 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
She has also curated Art Collections and Programs for high-end hospitality projects with most recent ones including Domes of Corfu, Domes Zeen (Chania), Makedonia Palace (Thessaloniki), Mediterranean Palace (Thessaloniki), Eagles Palace (Chalkidiki), through ARTSPARK; an applied service for hospitality art projects she founded in 2018.
She is a member of the Young Patrons of the Museum of Cycladic Art and Benaki Contemporaries in Athens, Greece and the Young Professionals in the Arts, London.