Religious icon of Virgin Kardiotissa
Religious Art painting on ostrich egg
The icon painter Adamantia Karatza was born in 1965 .She lives and has her own workshop in Athens.
She studied in the department of decoration at VAKALO school of arts in 1987 to 1989.From 1992 to 1997 she was apprenticed by the hagiographer Dimitris Hatziapostolou at the following schools:''Center of Art and Civilazation" and "Painting Religious icons".
In the meantime,she was taking lessons of Paleography at the C.I.N.B (Cultural Institute of National Bank of Greece) for three years.
From 2000 she has his own workshop and she paints portable icons-iconography,and wall-paintings for churches.She has taken part in many exhibitions of Iconography in Greece and Abroad.Her icons can be found in Private Collections,Monasteries and Churches all over the Greece.
She is a member of the Hellenic Chamber of the Visual Arts and member of the Panhellenic Union of Hagiographers .