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Irene

Vergitsi

After studying BA (HONS) Fashion Promotion & Illustration at University for the Creative Arts (UCA, Epsom), and in parallel taking specialist courses in Painted & Printed Textiles and Costume Design at Central St. Martins (UAL), in 2004 she had her first solo exhibition. In 2006 she took part in the Athens Cowparade with the cow “Spidercow”, worked at Attica Dept. Store as a Full-Time Designer & Project Manager for 2 years (2006-2008) and since 2006 she has been working as a freelance designer under the name ‘IV’ collaborating with various Greek and International brands.

 

She has been named a creative chameleon and 

multi-tasker, who is also no stranger to the design

of home products; co-Founder of the company IV Casa (2007-2010) showcasing her infamous hand-painted porcelain and linen products. In 2015

her prints and designs took new form with

the brand ROTATE

 

In parallel and for 11 years (2007-2018) she was an active member of the Greek Education sector, working at Doukas School in the positions of 

Fashion/Textiles Senior Tutor, BTEC Foundation 

Coordinator, Head of the Art & Design Department and GCE Coordinator. Since July 2018 she has been the Creative Director and Head of Publishing at Artoon Entertainment (Greek animation company), responsible for publishing 70 book titles in 2018 and reviving existing characters and projects, such as "Magic Birds".

 

Her paintings are exhibited and sold through

Mamush Gallery

Collaborations // Attica Dpt. Store / Venetia Vildiridis

Free Shop / Pennie / Cycladic Museum / Doukas School

Ibo Maraca / Mima / Till Twelve / IONIA / Brandy Butter PR

Kreations, Elements of Interior / SoFIA Education Experts

Artoon Entertainment / MDA Hellas / Pinko Italy / TOMS

Hotel Grande Bretagne / Triple Crown Basketball Academy

iFly / Mood Media / Nicky Economou Photography / ROTATE 

ARTIST // DESIGNER