Yiannis Michael, a graduate from the Vakalo Art & Design School - Athens and the University of Derby - UK, produces Interior Architectural Designs, Installations and Prototype Models in Cyprus and abroad.
His work involves dealing with Architects, Civil Engineers, Land Developers, Entrepreneurs, Construction and Private Sector to configure living and professional spaces. He also supervises projects from primarly stage to completion.
Yiannis Michael is also a Jewelry Art Designer and Creator.
Through his multidimensional career in the arts, starting from the 12 years he lived in Athens until his later professional activities in Cyprus and abroad, he founded the Enalia Gallery as a base where all forms of art and dialogue can coexist.
Recognitions & Awards:
2011 Derinia & Famagusta Municipality Town Hall, 2nd Prize
2010 Ayia Napa, Famagusta, Makronissos,1st Prize
2007 Stage Prototype Design & Construction for theatre 'KYPRIA' (THOK)
2007 Kourion Archaeological Site, Limassol
2006 Paphos Marina,1st Prize
2004 A.H.K. Building, Larnaca,1st Prize
2003 Paphos National Theatre, 3rd Prize
2002 Ayia Napa Marina,1st Prize
1998 Greece International Airport 'ELEFTHERIOS VENIZELOS' HOCHTIEF
1996 General Hospital of Nicosia
Eleni Michael is a a First Class Honours, BSc graduate in International Hospitality & Tourism from the University of Surrey and the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong. She also holds a Master's degree in Anthropology of Food from SOAS University of London.
Over the past seven years, she delivered Sustainability Consultancy projects for Public Policy and Planning, as well as Business Management Strategy Development for corporatons in England, Spain and Hong Kong.
In addition, Eleni Michael excelled in F&B and hospitality within leading five-star hotels and Michelin-starred Restaurants in London, to Copenhagen and New York.
An active volunteer for Non-Profit Organisations including the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, UK and the International Institute of Hospitality as Secretary for the London Branch, she is often a Guest Lecturer and Mentor to University students.
Eleni is bilingual in English & Greek, fluent in French and is currently learning Russian and Japanese
Her education in Arts, Theatre and Music since young age has led her to her current occupation in Curating Enalia Gallery, supervising all aspects of its daily operation.
Recognitions & Awards:
Gold Service Scholarship, Patron: Her Majesty The Queen - Quarter Finalist 2020
HOSPA Future Career Investment Development Scholarship 2017
Surrey’s Top Achievers (STARS) Award 2016
HOTS Hotel Simulation Competition Winner 2016