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Painter Mytaras elected member of Athens Academy

(ATHENS NEWS AGENCY) Painter Dimitris Mytaras was elected on Thursday as regular member of the Athens Academy. Mytaras was born in 1934 in Halkida and after his secondary education he arrived in Athens to study at the School of Fine Arts. During his studies he was awarded with two prizes. After completing his studies at the School of Fine Arts in Athens, he received a scholarship which allowed him to study popular art in Mytilini. He later received another scholarship and continued his studies at the School of Decorative Arts in Paris.

After his return to Athens from Paris, he became director of the Workshop of Internal Decorations at the Athenian Technological Institute of the Doxiadis Foundation. In 1977 he became professor of painting at the Athens Fine Arts School.