Vangelis RINAS

1966 Born in Samos, Greece

Has enjoyed nearly twenty solo shows in Europe, USA and China (The National Art Museum of China-NAMOC, Tenri Cultural Institute, NY etc) and has taken part in many group exhibitions and International Biennale.

Selected Collections of which his work is part are, The National Centre of the Performing Arts-NCPA , Beijing, The Hellenic Parliament, Beijing International Art Biennale Collection.

Holds an MFA from the Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece .
Lives and works in Athens New York and Florida.

His works can be found in many private collections in Greece, Cyprus, USA, Saudi Arabia and Europe.



  • 2016 :PRESENCES….Evripides Art Gallery, Athens.
  • 2012 :Vangelis Rinas Palimpsests of Time, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, New York.
  • 2012 :Passages: Loss, Search and Ascent, Elga Wimmer PCC Gallery, New York, New York.
  • 2010 :Endless Sailing III ,National Art Museum of China (NAMOC), Beijing, China.
  • 2010 :Endless Sailing III, School of Fine Arts, Shanghai University,99 Creative Center, Shanghai, China
  • 2007 :Endless Sailing II, Skoufa Gallery Athens, Greece.
  • 2007 :National Printing House of Greece Annual Calendar, Agathi Gallery, Athens, Greece.
  • 2005 :Childrens’ Portraits, Agathi Gallery, Athens ,Greece .
  • 2002 :Endless Sailing II, Athinais Gallery, Athens, Greece
  • 2002 :Communication between Painting and Photography, Adam Gallery Athens, Greece.
  • 2001 :Water and Wind II, Adam Gallery, Athens, Greece.
  • 1998 :Water and Wind I, Prisma Gallery, Livadia,Viotia, Greece.
  • 1993 :First Reading, Maria Papadopoulou Gallery, Athens, Greece.
  • 1992 :Engraving, Miranda Gallery, Hyrda Island, Greece.