Christos Kechagioglou was born in Thessaloniki in 1960. He paints consistently since 1978. He studied civil engineering at the Technical University, Film Direction at Chatzikou school in Athens and completed his postgraduate studies in Philosophy of Art in Paris, at University Paris I – Sorbonne, studying the connection between cinema and painting.
He is the creator of many art videos and experimental films, presented in galleries in Greek and international festivals. He has done 33 individual exhibitions, starting in 1981 at Arts and Literature Club in Thessaloniki, and has participated in over 70 group exhibitions in Greece and abroad.
His latest individual exhibitions: October 2013 in Zoumboulakis gallery in Athens, July 2014 (retrospective exhibition) in the Cyclades Art Gallery in Syros, October 2014 at Theorema Art Gallery in Brussels, December 2014 – January 2015 at the Art Gallery Metamorphosis Thessaloniki, July-August 2016 in Megaron Gyzi in Santorini and last the ‘Future’ October – November 2017 in Zoumboulakis gallery.
His work has been featured in many books, catalogs, museum albums and publishing houses. His paintings can be viewed at galleries, museums and major collections throughout Greece and abroad. He is a permanent collaborator with ZOUBOULAKIS galleries in Athens and THEOREMA ART GALLERY in Brussels.