For his Master, he received a scholarship from NEON organization (2015-2016) and for his master thesis he was awarded the Hugo Roelandt Price by the Royal Academy of Arts, Hugo Roelandt Estate and Objectif Antwerp.
In 2013 he represented Greece at the Young Artist Biennale in Ancona, Italy. In 2017 he had his first solo show at Annie Gentils Gallery in Antwerp (Belgium) and participated in European art fairs (Art Rotterdam, YIA Maastricht, Art Brussels). In 2018 he was a resident at the Initiator AiR Program in Eleusis (European Capital of Culture 2023). In 2019 he was commissioned artist of Kantharos Gatherings by Eleni Tranouli at Dexamenes Sea-side Hotel, and in 2020 he participated in Hydra School Project curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis. Profitis is an Artworks fellow, Artist Support Program SNF Artist Fellowship (2018). Most recent group shows include: “Epistemologies of the Sun” curated by Marina Fokidis at Rebbeca Camhi Gallery (Athens, 2022) and “MYTHOLOGIES | NEW TERRAINS” at the SNFCC (Athens, 2022).
The Museum of Cycladic Art presents the Cycladic Café Art Project – part of the Modern Art Program – combining places of social gathering with art. With the ultimate aim of embracing the Greek and international scene of modern art, the Museum presents works by internationally acclaimed and emerging artists linked to its current exhibitions and activities at Cycladic Café. The Cycladic Café Art Project motivates the dialogue between art and everyday life.
Aphrodite Gonou & Atalanti Martinou