The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts founded and established in Paros over 40 years ago continues its tradition in offering small-group intensive study in the fine arts. Study abroad programs for university students fall & spring. The center is housed in a restored Neoclassical building in the heart of the Old Town of Parikia, which also operates as an art gallery in the summer.
+30 22840 23287 | Parikia, Old Town, Market Street
HISA is an accredited study abroad program that offers full semester and year courses in the arts and humanities at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Check out their website for the programs currently offered.
+30 6948 516797 | Parikia, Old Town, Market Street
A multi-functional space in the Kastro (Parikia) area, that will host contemporary art exhibitions and cultural events, and provide a working and living space for artists in Residence.
+30 693 6810127 / +32 475 715942 | Parikia, Old Town, Kastro
Richard King began carving marble in 1983 and is autodidact. His work is predominantly in marble, though he has also carved in granite and wood. His sculptures are part of private collections in Greece and throughout Europe.
+30 22840 91735 | +30 6946 667359 | Parikia, Sotires
Aristides lives and works on Paros as a professor and as a sculptor, searching the truth of human "prosopon", through the paths of philosophy and science, as well as the apocalyptic ways of the Art. His work is on white marble.
Painting, drawing and printmaking classes in week-long programs, designed to study practical elements of painting & drawing such as color theory and composition while helping students to develop a personal approach and expression.
+30 22840 25331 | Parikia, Old Town
In the old village of Chalki, Katharina & Alex create ceramic items for various use, with their distinct sea life and olive tree imagery. Visit them for a warm welcome and a tour to their shop and gallery across the street.
+30 22850 32829, 31771 | Naxos Island, Chalki
Passionate potters, Monique & Stelios Ghikas, offer fine ceramics for decorative and daily use. Visit them at their workshop where they also operate a shop.
+30 22840 29007 | Kostos, by the Parikia-Lefkes road
Wim Drion is a Dutch painter and former professor of art at the Willem de Kooning Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam. He lives on Paros from April to November and organizes drawing and painting workshops.
+31 20 6200164 | +30 6939 667664 | Parikia, Old Town, Kastro
Yiannis Dendrinos is a self-taught painter from Paros. A builder for a living, he is an artist with straightforward candor and honesty, looking at his everyday environment with an often sarcastic eye.
+30 22840 24571 | N/A
A non-profit independent publisher, publishing works by both new and accomplished writers. It publishes works online in the Young Writers World & Selected Poets Series. The purpose of this online community is to provide a link between young aspiring writers and their more accomplished others. Also supported by organization in Athens & Paros.