MAGGIDIS, Chrysanthe

MFA (PAFA); MA (Univ. of Athens); Ph.D. candidate (Univ. of Athens); Adjunct Professor, ACAM

Born in Athens, Greece, raised in the United States, educated in both countries, Cynthia is a citizen of both the Old and the New World. Having graduated from Dickinson College (BA cum laude, gpa 3.70/4.00) with a double major in Art Studio and Archaeology, and a minor in Art History (2012-2016), Cynthia received an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) (2017-2019) and an MA in Greek and Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology (grade 9.54/10) from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (Ε.Κ.Π.Α) (2020-2021), where she is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Classical Archaeology. Cynthia is bilingual in Greek and English with limited working knowledge of Italian, French, and German. Cynthia has been formally trained and creates artwork in multiple fields of studio art such as drawing (in lead, ink, and charcoal), painting (acrylic and oil), photography (film and digital), sculpture (wood, plaster, welding), printmaking (paper and lithography), architectural and archaeological drawing. She also has many years of field experience in archaeology and museum work (drafting and conservation) (2012-). During her graduate studies, she complemented her studio practice with curatorial experience in art galleries managing and curating shows, and teaching experience as graduate teaching assistant. She is the recipient of several academic distinctions and awards, and participated in several art exhibitions and competitions. Cynthia is currently a PhD candidate for Classical Archaeology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and simultaneously an active artist preparing her first art exhibitions in Greece (Corinth, Nafplio, and Athens).