Bay Olympia

olympiabeiOlympia Bay was born in Despotiko (Ioannina), she now lives and works in Heraklion (Crete) and she is also a member of UNESCO group of Arts, Literature and Science in Greece .

Her great love for painting, leads her – from her childhood – to be dedicated to it and express herself conjectural.

She studied close to well-known Greek and foreign Painter Instructors:

“Atelier of Arts” by Barbara Daling

  • “Painting Workshop” by Anastasia Souzana-Souvle
  • “Atelier of Arts” in Heraklion by Renate Georgantopoulou-Crevaux.
  • Painting School of George Th. Georgiadis in Heraklion.
  • Painting Workroom and Art Multipurpose Place of Manolis Apostolakis in Heraklion.

Personal Exhibitions

  •  “Figure in Dreams” on December 2013 in Saint Marcus Basilica in Heraklion Crete.
  • Solo Painting Exhibition at the event for the union of Crete organized by the Palso club in Heraklion Crete on October 19, 2013 .
  • ‘’Insight of the inside’’ in Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort and Spa in Elounda, Crete, July – August 2014.
  •  “Figure in Dreams ” at EL . Gallery in Thessaloniki from March 16  until April 15, 2016.

During her long pursuit in Painting, she has presented her work in various collective Painting Exhibitions.

  • “Trip in Colour” – Painting exhibition dedicated to the Painter George Th. Georgiadis in Saint Marcus Basilica
  • “Souls’ Brushstrokes” – Painting Exhibition during Kornareia 2013 in Siteia Municipality of Crete.
  • 2nd International Symposium for Hellenism  “The Hellenes Technology and its Route in time”. Heraklion Chamber of Commerce.
  • Dominikos Theotokopoulos – El Greco Painting Festival in Fodele, August 2013 and August 2014
  • Dominikos Theotokopoulos – In honour of 400 years of the death of El Greco, art exhibition by contemporary Greeks and Italian artists, June 23 2014, Bologna.

Her paintings are located in both Greek and Foreign private collections and in Public Places such as:

  • Municipal Art Gallery of Heraklion.
  • Municipal Art Gallery of Maleviziou.

Her work has been published in local and Athenian press as well as the Society for the Study of Ancient Greek Mythology.