Ms. Yianna Christophorou

School : School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
Position : Lecturer, Graphics Design, Visual Communication, Typography and Graphic Production

Ms. Yianna Christophorou Mailing Address
Nicosia
Cyprus

 22029909  22029909

Email: Y.Christophorou@euc.ac.cy Y.Christophorou@euc.ac.cy

Profile

Yianna Christophorou is a graphic design artist who studied Visual Communication at Middlesex University and went on to gain an MA in Graphic Arts and Typography at the University of Arts, London. She has exhibited in various exhibitions including Upper & Lower Street Galleries and Candid Arts Gallery in London, and in Cyprus at Famagusta Gate and Kasteliotisa. She participated at the 2nd and 4th Annual Exhibition of Young Cypriot Artists organised by the Chamber of Fine Arts. Yianna was also one of the 32 Cypriot graphic designers that were invited to contribute to the show ‘32 Posters Against Poverty and Social Exclusion’ co-organized by The Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology and the NGO, Culture in Action. In 2010, Yianna has participated at the 2nd X-dream Art Festival organized by ARTos Foundation, with the group art intervention titled ‘Systematically Arranged’ that took place at the Cyprus Library. Since 2005, Yianna Christophorou has been teaching Graphic Design at European University Cyprus and is also a practicing freelance graphic designer. Her work includes the design of book covers, posters, logotypes, advertisements and the construction of corporate imagery. Some of her clients are prestigious organizations such as UNDP ACT, Cyprus Network for Youth Development, European University Cyprus and RUBSI Research Center.

Degrees

  • MA in Typo/Graphic Studies London College of Communication. University of the Arts, London
  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication Middlesex University, UK
  • Diploma in Graphic Design Intercollege, Nicosia

Conferences

  • 2016 - The Wonderland Project –An Interdisciplinary Collaboration  (Paper)
  • 2016 - 6th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication (ICTVC) – Thessaloniki
  • 2015 - Wonderland project’.  Organised by Pharos Arts Foundation and International Motion Festival Cyprus.
  • 2013 - 6th United Designs - International Poster Biennial, United States (Missouri, St Louis) 
  • 2011 - 5th United Designs - International Poster Biennial, Cyprus (Limassol) 
  • 2010 - “32 Posters Against Poverty and Social Exclusion” at Kasteliotisa Exhibition Centre
  • Group Graphic Design Exhibition organised by Cyprus University of Technology and the non profit organisation Culture in Action
  • 2010 - “4th Annual Young Cypriot Artists Exhibition” at Akamantis Exhibition Center Group Art Exhibition organised by the Cyprus Chamber of Fine Arts
  • 2010 - “Outdoors” Group Graphic Design Exhibition at ARTos Foundation organised by European University Cyprus.
  • 2009 - “I heard a fly ...” Solo Art Show, Dino Art Cafe, Limassol
  • 2008 - “2nd Annual Young Cypriot Artists Exhibition” at Akamantis Exhibition Centre
  • Group Graphic Design Exhibition organised by the Cyprus Chamber of Fine Arts
  • 2007 - “Third International Meeting of Artistic Production in Digital Format” . Online Group Exhibition organised by the Fine Art Department of the National University of La Plata, Argentina
  • 2003 -  “Check Out” Group Graphic Design & Illustration Show, at Candid Gallery in London