MARINA KANAVAKI, Athens Member Since September 2011 Artist Statement Marina Artemis Kanavaki [full name] was born in Athens, Greece. Painter and musician at heart [from a very early age]. Studied art – design and music in London [UK] and Athens [Greece]. Currently works at her own design studio [ANMAR creative design center], in Athens, and constantly explores new aspects of design. A few years ago she begun a project “MARWAX” applying her design concepts on wax which has evolved to "MARWORKS" with a broader variety of artistic items. Her work [painting / design] has appeared in Smith’s Gallery Covent Garden in London, Epohes Gallery & Benaki Museum in Athens and the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki. Her motto: Art Towards a Happy Day! Also a member of MK-O [Marina Kanavaki & Oannes - duet in music and life], with 5 albums out so far.