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The Alumni Association of the American College of Greece (Pierce-Deree) in June 2019 started the activity of the ACG Alumni Arts Committee.

The purpose of the Committee is to bring in contact, to create collaborations, to promote the work, experiences and actions of the graduates of the School who are engaged in culture and arts.

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Interviews of our alumni:

Chloe Akrithaki

Chloe Akrithaki was born in West Berlin and grew up in a highly artistic environment. She finished Pierce College in Athens and in 1987, she returned to Berlin where she studied graphic design, photography and visual communication  She has worked as a photographer and graphic designer while at the same time she was involved in [...]

Daphne Kalogeropoulou

Daphne Kalogeropoulou is an alumna of the American College of Greece (Pierce College) from where she graduated with honors. She began to study Classics at the National Kapodistrian University and at the same time music at the Athens Conservatory, when she received a scholarship from Berklee College of Music to study singing and music. She [...]

Sculptress Venia Dimitrakopoulou

Sculptress Venia Dimitrakopoulou was born in Athens where she lives and works. She graduated from Pierce – The American College of Greece in 1983, and went on to study Theater at the Drama School of the Athens Conservatoire. She also attended sculpture classes at the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA) with Professor Theodoros Papagiannis, […]

Marsa Makris – Cinema & Theatre Director and Writer

Marsa Makris(P ’76) is an acclaimed cinema and theatre director and writer currently based in Greece.Her latest feature-length film Ierόsyloi (Sacrilege), co-produced by the Greek Film Centre and ERT – the Greek National Broadcasting Network – won the prize for best original soundtrack at theX’-Edition of Otranto Film Fund International Festivalin Italy for 2018. It […]

Lydia Iatraki: a talented and accomplished pianist and singer!

Proudly presenting Pierce and Deree alumna Lydia Iatraki, a talented and accomplished pianist and singer! After spending her school years at Pierce, Lydia chose Deree for her Music Performance degree while at the same time pursuing Parallel Studies at the Greek University. Deree was instrumental in her singing as it gave her the chance to […]

Chris’ love for adventure and living life to the fullest, led him to become a photographer.

Our alumnus Chris Anagnostopoulos after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and a Minor in Marketing and Advertising, Chris’ love for adventure and living life to the fullest, led him to become a photographer. Watch his story to get inspired here: :   Source: acg.edu

Katerina Soldatou: “I wanted to be two things – Superman and a ballerina. Every year, I insisted on dressing up like Superman to save the world.”

Katerina Soldatou, Deree alumna Because Greece has Soul Meet extreme aerial dancer Katerina Soldatou, a Deree alumna, causing quite the sensation dangling off of Greece’s beautiful landmarks on billowing colorful fabric strips. She spoke to us about her motivation, her time at Deree, and her various initiatives and causes she believes in.   She takes […]

Panos Karan: “If I can leave this world even a bit better than I found it, then mine is a life worth living.”

PANOS KARAN (Panayotis Karanikolos) was born in Chania, Greece and graduated from PIERCE in 2000. In high school he proved to be an all-around prodigy, with special affinity for music and sports. He is a concert pianist and was educated at the Royal Academy of Music. At age 19, he made his professional debut performance at […]

Christina P. Mallaki: Tik-Tok has helped small businesses and large multinationals to increase their profits

Countess Wilhelmina, Christina P. Mallaki, the diverse person speaks to “A”    Zeta Tzioti writes   Christina Mallaki and I have known each other since our student years. He always stood out for many reasons. Smart, with stellar behavior, she left her mark. When I learned that he left for New York, I was not […]

Our graduate Nikos Sfakianakis is an ethnographic director, co-founder of the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival

Our alumnus Nikos Sfakianakis as a kid, he wanted to grow up to be an explorer! A stock-broker turned ethnographic filmmaker – watch Nikos’ interview to find out just how far he got. Watch the video: Source: acg.edu

Our Alumna Amalia Charikiopoulou believes there are innumerable worlds of creative expression!

Amalia Charikiopoulou believes there are innumerable worlds of creative expression! While studying she explored each one of these through an interdisciplinary journey that combined philosophy with the arts. Watch the video: Source: acg.edu

Our graduate Konstantinos Dagritzikos is the owner and artistic director of the cultural space six dogs

Our alumnus Konstantinos Dagritzikos blends music with visual arts, and cocktails with art festivals in the city’s trendsetting cultural hub, six d.o.g.s. Source: acg.edu

Nia Hefe Filiogianni: “The Cream Athens Art Platform was created out of despair at my beginning in the field of art”

Interview with Sofia-Iliana Georgiadi Stefania (Nia) and I were classmates at Deree in Visual Art. We have collaborated many times for the Visual Art Society. After completing her studies at the (DEREE) American College of Greece with a degree in Visual Arts and Art History she received a scholarship for postgraduate studies in communication design […]

Ioanna Anousaki: “Dance is my life”

Conversation with Sofia Iliana Georgiadi She went to New York, danced at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, choreographed for the Eurovision Gala Night in Luxembourg for two consecutive years, participated in clips of famous singers, in the movie “Angelo” produced by Markus Schleinzer and many more. She is a person who has fought to […]

Emilia Papafilippou: “I consider Art a technology of thought and a strategy of evolution”

Interview with Sofia-Iliana Georgiadi Emilia Papafilippou is a distinguished artist that I did not know personally. But I felt very proud approaching her work and knowing that she is a graduate of my school. So I asked her to meet me and talk about her work. Emilia, what is the first creative moment you remember? […]