Susan Vargas Stefani


category: artist, painting, drawing, installation, happening
characteristics: oil paint

b.: 1963  •  gender: female

Born in Bogotá, Colombia, she now lives and works in Paphos, Cyprus.

She started her studies in art at Agnes Scott College of Atlanta, USA. She continued with studies in applied arts at the Hocshule fur Angewendete Kunst in Vienna, Austria, and a lithography/engraving and video art courses at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogotá. She also did a postgraduate course in art at the Cyprus College of Ar of Lemba, Paphos.

In 1990 she started the “Praxis” with Rinos Stefani, a series of installations and happenings. She also participates in the art-group 'Kathodos' activities with Rinos Stefani and other artists.

She has presented her work in some solo exhibitions in Paphos, Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca, Cyprus and has participated in several group exhibitions in Cyrpus, Greece, Colombia and the USA.

In 1999 she represented Cyprus in the Thrace - Aegean - Cyrpus Programme with the art project “Sail colony” , which was exhibited in Greece at Samos Island, Thessaloniki Municipal Gallery, Xanthi Municipal Gallery and in Cyprus at the Limassol Municipal Gallery.