Despo Pringi (Famagusta, Cyprus) is a Printmaker living and working in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Studied Fine Arts at Ecole des Beaux Arts de Ville de Perpignan and Tourism Management at Ecole Superieure de Tourisme in Paris. She took sketching courses at St. Martin’s School of Art, UK.
Worked closely at Aegea School of Arts with the Printer Eleni Panagides (Head of the Board of Directors at “The Hambis Municipal Museum of Printmaking”).
Currently, working on Linocuts, Collagraphy, Etching, Silkscreen and Collages.
1st prize winner at Telemachos Kanthos Foundation “6th Art Awards” 2020 and “7th Art Awards” 2022, category Engraving
-Blue Iris Gallery, Paphos, Cyprus, January 2020
-“Erma”, Nicosia, Cyprus, December 2021
“New Cypriot Printers” at Hambis Printmaking Center, 2017, Plataniskia,Cyprus
In permanent collection of :
– Cyprus State Collection of ContemporaryArt
– Hambis Printmaking Center, Plataniskia, Cyprus
– In private collections around the world
– 2019, “Εκκρεμότητες και Διεκπεραιώσεις” by Mrs Roulla K. Malli (Aigaion Publications)
-2020, “Υγρό Γυαλί¨” by the Rector of The European University of Mr. Kostas Gouliamos (Gutenberg Publications)
I love to combine techniques, media and textures.