Melita Couta

1996-1998 Master of Fine Arts – M.F.A SculptureThe Slade School of Fine Art UCL, London
1993-1996 Bachelor of Fine Arts – B.A SculptureCentral St, Martins College of Art and Design, London
1992-1993 Foundation Course in Art and Design, Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, London

1996 The Leventis Foundation Scholarship for post-graduate education

Solo exhibitions
2012    “JOURNEYS”, Navigo Museum, Koksijde, Belgium
2011    “Before leaving this kingdom let me tell you something which I had forgotten”, Works on paper Athens, Greece
2009 I LAND / Solo exhibition DIATOPOS Centre of contemporary art, Nicosia, Cyprus
2008 WAITING FOR YOUR NEWS Curated by Andri Michael. Action Field Kodra, Former Millitary Barracks, Thessaloniki, Greece.
2005 “Urban Legent” DIATOPOS Centre of Contemporary Arts, Nicosia, Cyprus
2002 “Osmosis” DIATOPOS Centre of Contemporary Arts, Nicosia, Cyprus

Group exhibitions

2015 AISTHISIS AND NOESIS – Still life in the work of Cypriot artists, Curated by Dr Eleni Nikita, Lanitis Foundation, Limassol.
2015 FIGHT OR FLIGHT, Scenography and visual arts exhibition featuring the work of five women artists. The Space, Nicosia.
2015 PAPER TRAILS,  PAPER TALES, Co curator and participating artist. Group exhibition of contemporary art based on paper. Phytorio Art Space, Nicosia.
2015 UNBOUND, The Collection gallery, Nicosia
2014 WORKS ON PAPER, Melita Couta, Eduard Bezembinder, Sophia Papacosta. Chiaki Kamikawa Contemporary Art Gallery, Paphos.
2013 A LETTER TO CYPRUS, Chiaki Kamikawa Contemporary Art Gallery, Paphos.
2012 TERRA MEDITERRANEA – IN CRISIS / STIS MARUDIAS, House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios – Ethnological Museum of Nicosia
2012 BEAUFORT 04, Triennale of Sculpture, Belgian Coast
2011 THE LOCATION OF CULTURE, Curated by Pavlina Paraskevaidou, Pulchri Studio, The Hague
2011 ART-ATHINA 201, International Art Fair, representing DIATOPOS Centre of contemporary art. Athens
2010 RE –ENVISIONING CYPRUS, Curated by Dr Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert, Pantheon Gallery, Nicosia.
2010 CHYPRE 2010: L’ ART AU PRESENT, Curated by Yiannis Toumazis and Andri Michael, Gallery Espace Commines, Paris
2010 RAINZONANCES 3 A soundscape / installation art project. Collaborated artist: Antonis Antoniou, Melita Couta, Harris Kafkarides The Nicosia Municipal Art Centre, Cyprus.
2010 THE LITTLE LAND FISH Curated by Antonis Danos and Yasa Yaman. Antrepo Exhibition Space, Istanbul, Turkey. 2010.
2010 BREAKING WALLS – BUILDING NETWORKS Curated by Iara Boubnova, Lydia Chatziiakovou, Christos Savvidis, Thalea Stefanidou

2008 PARIS / CHYPRE European Cultural Season organized by the French presidency of the EU, Curated by Andri Michael. Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardt, Paris, France.
2008 WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? Nikos Patihis private collection. The Nicosia Municipal Art Centre, Cyprus.

2007 BODY Casoria Contemporary Art Museum. Curated by Antonio Mafredi, Casoria/ Naples, Italy.
2007 AGORAFOLLY OUTSIDE Public sculpture at the Place de Grand Sablon. Europalia 2007, Brussels, Belgium. 2007 AGORAFOLLY INSIDE, La Centrale Electrique- European Centre for Contemporary Art Europalia 2007, Brussels, Belgium.
2007 PQ07 11th International Exhibition of Scenography and Theatre Architecture. Cyprus Pavillion. Prague, Czech Republic
2007 SUPERNOVA- Constellations Curated by Caroline Douglas and Yiannis Toumazis. The Nicosia Municipal Art Centre, Cyprus.
2006 C H E C K – I N E U R O P E Reflecting Identities in Contemporary Art. Curated by Beral Madra. European Patent Offices, Munich, Germany
2004 “Idiosistasies” DIATOPOS Centre of Contemporary Arts, Nicosia, Cyprus
2003 The 9th International Biennale of Cairo, Egypt
2002 “Beauty and the Beast” / 7 Young ArtistsCenter of Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium
2001 “Beauty and the Beast” / 7 Young ArtistsCenter of Contemporary ArtThessalonica. Greece
2001 “Beauty and the Beast” / 7 Young ArtistsDRAG Alsace, Strasbourg. France
2001 A Moving Festival for the DigitalCulture. De-Globalizing / Re-GlobalizingPart of the Cultural Olympics Athens 2004 Lavrio- Greece, Sofia, Belgrade, Maribor,Osnambrouk, Frankfurt
2001 “Chaos and Communications”10th Biennale of Young Artists from Europe andthe Mediterranean, Sarajevo 2001 Bosnia and Herzegovina
2001 “Beauty and the Beast” / 7 Young Artists”FRAC Corsica, Corte. France
2001 “Beauty and the Beast” / 7 Young ArtistsOrganized by “Apollonia Echanges ArtistiquesEuropeens”, Strassburg and by Laiki Group CulturalCenter, Kasteliotissa, Nicosia. Cyprus
2000 “DISCLOSURE”Open Studio Exhibition at 10 Ariadnis Street, Nicosia
2000 Art and Technology”Art Symposium organized by “Fournos” CulturalCenter of Greece and the Cultural Services of theMinistry of Education and Cultural at the MelinaMerkouri Hall, Nicosia
1999 “The Alexandria Mediterranean Festival”organized by ECUME, Alexandria, Egypt
1997 “All Change” 2001Group Exhibition of Fine Artists at theHarvey Nichols shop windows Knightsbridge,London
1996 Fitzrovia OpenExhibition of artists working at Camden, London
1995 King Sturge ExhibitionThe London Institute, London
1994 “Disclosure”, Young Artists Group ExhibitionOld Street, London
1994 The Medal Exhibition, London