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Niko J. Kallianiotis was born in Greece and is an educator and photographer based in Pennsylvania. His formative years were spent in Greece, but for all of his adulthood he lived in the United States. Because of his hybrid background he views the world and his surrounding environs from two different perspectives, both culturally and socially. With photography he is attempting to comment on his cultural dichotomy; the decision of use of color, light, and form, is of ultimate importance and plays a significant role in representing himself. Like our daily life experiences and moods, those entities are a fluctuating variable that is represented on a two-dimensional surface.

He started his career as a newspaper photographer, first as a freelancer at The Times Leader, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and then as a staff photographer at The Coshocton Tribune in Coshocton, Ohio, and The Watertown Daily Times in Watertown, New York. He is currently teaching at Drexel University in Philadelphia and the University of Scranton, and he is a contributing photographer for The New York Times.

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2019 Solo Exhibition, “America in a Trance” Photometria Festival, Ioannina, Greece.

2019 Solo Exhibition, “America in a Trance” Marketview Arts Gallery, York College, York PA.

2018  Solo Exhibition, “America in a Trance” The Hope Horn Gallery, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA.

2018 Solo Exhibition, “America in a Trance” Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2018  Solo Exhibition, "America in a Trance" JKC Galley, Trenton, NJ.

2018   Solo Exhibition, "America in a Trance"  Penn State, Reading, PA.

2017   Solo Exhibition, "America in a Trance" Mahady Gallery, Scranton, PA.

2017   Group Exhibition, "Impending Future" Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA.

2015   Northeastern Biennial, Scranton, PA.

2015   National Juried Exhibition, Juror Steven Harvey, First Street Gallery, New York, NY.

2015   “The State of Being Human” University of Central Oklahoma, Woody Gaddis Photo Arts Gallery, Edmond, OK.

2015   "Call to Artists" Juried Exhibition, Juror Mark Klett, Capture 12 Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.

2015   "Open Call" Juried Exhibition, Juror Jeff Curto, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT.

2014   Night Contact Juried Exhibition, Juror Rebecca Norris Webb, Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton, UK.

2014   "Documentary Photography" Juror, Mark Leong, LH Horton Gallery, Stockton, CA.

2014   Solo Exhibition, "Bittersweet Apple" Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA.

2014   Solo Exhibition, "Bittersweet Apple" Camera Works Gallery, Scranton, PA.

2014   ArtLink, "American Photography" Israel.

2014   "Illumine" Dark Room Gallery, Essex Jct., VT.

2013   "Magic of Light" PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT.

2012   Annual Photography Exhibition, Charles Bank Gallery, New York, NY.

2012   "Portraits" The Center of Fine Art Photography, Juror Anna Walker Skillman, Fort Collins, CO.

2012   Solo Exhibition. "Odysseys", New Visions Gallery, Scranton, PA.

2011    AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA.

2011    "Street Stories" Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA.

2011    "A True Story" Juror's Choice, Peter Turnley, Dark Room Gallery, Essex Jct., VT.

2011    Annual Group Exhibit, Vermont Center of Photography, Brattleboro, VT.

2011    Juried Group Show, New Visions Gallery, Scranton, PA.

2010   Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke, PA.

2010   AFA Gallery, Group Exhibition, Scranton, PA.

2003  Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton PA.

2001   Thessaloniki Photography Exhibit, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2000  Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke, PA.