Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos is a self-taught sculpture and installation artist. She was born in Thessaloniki, Greece and grew up in Paris. She now lives and works in NY.
Her works connects Art with social causes. She uses whimsical imagery as a way to engage the audience and open the dialogue about important issues.
Her latest public art installation, "the Palm Authority Project" was presented during Miami Art Basel 2011.It also won the Scotiabank Prize in Canada and will be part of the Figment Art Festival in NY in June and the Toronto Nuit Blanche on October 2012.