Nitsa Meletopoulos lives and works in Burgundy, France. She was born in the South of France in 1984. The first time she played with clay was in her father’s workshop, a glazed earthenware potter. Later, she started studying art and psychoanalysis at Montpellier University between 2004 and 2007 with one BA in fine arts and one MA in Esthetics. Then, she went to the art school of Avignon, where she graduated with her MA in 2010. At that time, she made mixed-media sculptures and installations. In 2014, during an artistic residency in Leipzig, she started working with clay. She then lived there for four years, working for a ceramic factory as well as managing the French-German cultural platform and residency “Fugitif”. In 2018, she returned to France to strengthen her ceramic skills at Maison de la Céramique de Dieulefit. Alongside her personal work, she created the project “Duo Vertigo” with Victor Alarcon.
Her work has been acquired by the collection of the Grassi Museum of Applied Art of Leipzig, the Museum of Carouge in Switzerland, and the collection of Moly Sabata in France, as well as by several private collectors. Nitsa exhibited her work at various fairs, museums, and galleries nationally and internationally, including the COLLECTIBLE design fair in Brussels, the Belgian art and design fair PRELUDE, the gallery CHAPELLE XIV in Paris, the COMO LAKE DESIGN FESTIVAL in Italy, gallery DROSDE in Berlin, several contemporary art center in France: CRAC 19 in Montbéliard, MO.CO in Montpellier and LA TOLERIE in Clermont Ferrand. Since 2019, she has collaborated with the gallery Fracas in Brussels, Volume Ceramics in Paris, Shebamart Gallery in Leipzig, Moly Sabata and Gallery Tatiss in France, Kitte in Madrid, and the design galleries Superhouse and Rhett Baruch in New York and Los Angeles.