Penny Monogiou

Penny Monogiou (*1989) studied painting at the School of Fine Arts in Athens from 2007 to 2012. She moved to Hamburg in 2013. In 2018, the artist received the LIA residency scholarship at the Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig. Her work has been shown in numerous exhibitions, in museums and galleries internationally, including in Cyprus, Greece, Germany, France and Turkey. The artist’s works are part of private and public collections. She lives and works in Hamburg, Germany.


since 2018 part of the collection of the Municipal Gallery Limassol, Cyprus

since 2012 Her sculpture “Through Time” is part of the permanent exhibition of Eleftherios Venizelos Airport in Athens Greece.

2011 she received the 1st prize for the Student Biennale of Greece


Feb. 2018 – March 2018 Scholarship Holder of LIA Leipzig International Art Programme

2021 Scholarship by the Zeit Stiftung, Hamburg



Solo exhibitions


2023 Mirror Mirror of the soul Gallery Peri Technon Karteris, Athens (upcoming)

2022 Karyatiden, In the Box, Künstlerhaus Sootbörn Hamburg

2021 Mercy Mercy Me, Raum für Schönes, Hamburg

2019 Ideale, Beat Pazaar, Limassol

2016 Chimera, Greskewitz-Kleinitz-Galerie, Hamburg

2011 Exile, Kaplanon5 Galerie, Athens

2009 Bodies, Mosaic Collective Galerie, Limassol

Group exhibitions


Arch & Pillar is She, Archiv Massiv, Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig stay.strong.resilient, Jahresausstellung BBK, Kunsthaus Hamburg Augen auf! Kolonialismus und seine Folgen in Bremen, Focke Museum, Bremen The strong Women of Augustus, Renate Kammer Galerie, Hamburg Dulde, mein Stein, Feinkunst Krüger Galerie, Hamburg


More than Champagne, Galerie Renate Kammer, Hamburg
Weiter Machen, Annual exhibition of BBK Hamburg, Kunsthaus Hamburg
MeetFrida Outdoor-Gallery, Berlin, Frankfurt, Leipzig PArt Benefizauktion collaboration with Van Ham Aktionshaus, Cologne Art Athina Virtual, Peritechnon Karteris Gallery, Athens
MeetFrida Artist Residency and Exhibition, Stilwerk Hamburg
200 Greek Revolution, Michalis Kakoyannis Foundation, Athens The visualization of a Revolution, Athens War Museum, Athens


Umformung, Evelyn Drewes Galerie, Hamburg
Paperwork from the 70s till today, Renate Kammer Galerie, Hamburg
Nachts allein im Atelier #7, Evelyn Drewes Galerie, Hamburg
PArt Platform Online Exhibition, organised by Spiegelberger Stiftung
PArt Benefizauktion collaboration with Van Ham Aktionshaus, Cologne City Art Week / Meet Frida, Passagenviertel Hamburg
Architectural Identities / The Berengaria Project, ARTos Foundation, Nicosia Return Codes, Annual exhibition of BBK Hamburg, Kunsthaus Hamburg
heilig, xpon-art Galerie, Hamburg


Water Event mit Yoko Ono, MdbK Leipzig
Millerntor Galerie #9, Millerntor Stadion, Hamburg
POSITION. Forum/Exhibition 2019, BBK Künstler, Fabrik der Künste, Hamburg ART OFF HAMBURG, Westwerk, Hamburg
The Berengaria Project, Limassol Municipal Arts Center, Cyprus The Berengaria Project, Artnaldas, Nicosia, Cyprus Discovery Art Fair Cologne, Cologne
IN DA WOOD II, Gängeviertel, Hamburg
Frieze of Parthenon, Teloglion Foundation of Arts Thessaloniki besetzen, xpon-art Galerie, Hamburg


7, Stoart Korai, Athens
All about art, Bunkerhill Galerie, Hamburg
Leipzig in Hamburg, Greskewitz Kleinitz Galerie, Hamburg
All you cant eat, LIA Spring Group Show Frühjahrsrundgang, Spinnerei, Leipzig


Reference to Aphrodite – European Capital of Culture Pafos 2017 Pafos, Cyprus Kleine Format, Atelierhaus Breite Strasse, Hamburg
Keras tis Amaltheias. The art in a grocery, Athens

Oktana, Purple Squirrel Publications, Athens Gallery walks / As a side-bar to Documenta 14, Athens Strange Kiss Atelier-Exhibition, Hamburg


Odysseus Elytis. The poet of the Aegean, Mandoulides Schools, Thessaloniki
The waiting room – Compassion Collective – ART ATHINA 2016, Athens


Compassion on the phenomenology of being ill, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin Affordable Art, Papenhuder57 Gallery, Hamburg
George Vizyinos. Towards the town, Mandoulides Schools Constantinople, Turkey Tropical Island, Kunstverein Süptitzvilla e.V.,Hamburg


Gotham City Ateliers Speicherstadt, Hamburg Anasistasi, En tipois Cultural Center, Nicosia, Cyprus


Re-Culture, Argiris Market, Patra Art en Capital, Grand Palais, Paris


LAVARA, Michalis Kakoyiannis Foundation, Athens Graduates of Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens
Memories and Realities, Florina Museum of Modern Art Florina Art-walks, Municipal Gallery of Lamia Fire, Melina Merkouri Foundation, Athen, Griechenland


Sommer of young artists, Kaplanon5 Gallery, Athens
On the poetry of Odysseus Elytis, House of Cyprus, Athens Stops and Stations, Train at Rouf, Athens
Diaries of the fire, House of Cyprus, Athens
6th Student Biennale, MIET, Athens


Exile, House of Cyprus, Athens


Cambridge International Examinations, Spyros Kyprianou Foundation Limassol, Cyprus

Cambridge International Examinations, American Academy, Limassol, Cyprus