The Studio

The Studio and Staff

The DELLATOLAS Studio is located on the Cycladic Island of Tinos in the Aegean Sea; a relaxing three-hour boat ride south from the ports of Athens. Just minutes outside the harbour town of Tinos, the studio is convenient to all categories of accommodation, shopping, beaches and restaurants.

We welcomes everyone interested in being part of a creative learning sculpture studio. Novice and master carvers work in a shaded out door area where air hoses and electricity are available for all compressed air and power tools. Work areas adjoin a well-equipped marble factory that produces monumental and architectural commissions.

The studio hours are from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm, Monday through Saturday and from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Monday through Friday. The staff works closely with the participants during the morning hours allowing for a mid-morning coffee break in the garden. Carvers are welcome to return to the studio in the evenings for two hours of unassisted work. The working language of the studio is primarily English and Greek, with a working knowledge of French and German.

Your Instructors

Petros Dellatolas Photo Gallery

Petros Dellatolas - Sculptor

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Participants work daily with master carver and sculptor Petros Dellatolas. Born and raised on Tinos, and a graduate of the School of Fine Arts, Panormos, Tinos, Dellatolas has been carving marble since he was five years old.

Dellatolas has done major architectural work throughout Greece, as well as restoration of ancient sites under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Ephorate of Antiquities for the Cyclades, as well as the French School of Archaeology working in Greece. He is acknowledged as one of Greece's finest marble sculptors and his work is in private and public collections throughout Europe and North America.

Annette Fougnies Photo Gallery

Annette Fougnies - Sculptor/Painter

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Coming from a radically different background, painter and sculptor Annette Fougnies was born and raised in the Chicago area and joined the studio in 1984. Her art education includes studies at Iowa State University, The Ealing School of Art, The Slade School of Art, London England, and the Art Students League in New York City where she studied with Jose de Creft. She has a BFA in sculpture from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her work is in private collections throughout Europe and North America.