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Sofia Mitsola

Born in 1992, Thessaloníki, Greece

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

Overview

Sofia Mitsola works primarily with painting, using oils on canvas and linen to develop a wide host of characters. Drawing on her Greek heritage, Mitsola digs into the feminine figures within Greek mythology and other sources such as Egyptian Folklore, or the Bible, reimagining these women and mythical creatures in a playful, empowered lens. This methodology links Mitsola to artists such as Eileen Agar, Ana Mendieta or Nancy Spero. Often working in large scale, Mitsola will exaggerate the curvatu...Read more