Barbara Mavrakaki was born in Piraeus on 1942.
She studied at the Visual Art School and at the National Academy of Design in New York.

Personal Exhibitions
2010 Touching the Intangible. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens.
2006 Aspects in Colour of the Black and White Word. Word Hall, Book Arcade, Athens. (Book covers for Roes-Printa editions and an exhibition of the related Fine Arts material).
2005 Offering to Antigoni. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens.
2001 The Adventure of the Trace. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens.
1996 Samlevende Tider (Cohabiting Times). Galleri Krebsen, Copenhagen. (This exhibition was part of a broader cultural programme under the title: European Tangents in Copenhagen, in the framework of the events: “Copenhagen Cultural Capital of Europe”).
1995 Cohabiting Times. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens.
1993 A Threat. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens.
1992 For Odysseus. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens.
1987 Antony Ralph Gallery, New York.
1986 Dada Gallery, Athens.
Group Exhibitions
2006 Egg’s Engomium. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens / Curated by Maria Maragou.
2005 Town Hall of Paros / Curated by Dora Iliopoulou-Rogan.
The Art of Greece Meets China. Apothiki Art Center Beijing, Pekin / Curated by Olga Bati.
The Best off 2004-2005. Medusa Art Gallery, Athens.
Art Athina 12: Contemporary Art Fair. Participation under the Medousa Art Gallery, Hellexpo Exhibition Centre, Maroussi (Athens).
2004 11th International Triennial of Tapestry: Łódź `04. Central Museum of Textiles, Łódź (Polland).
2001 Art Athina 9: Contemporary Art Fair. Participation under the Medousa Art Gallery, Hellexpo Exhibition Centre, Maroussi (Athens).
1996 Κuks International Exhibition of National Poster Art. Copenhagen. (In the framework of the events: Copenhagen Cultural Capital of Europe).
1991 Para Demon Oneiron. House of Cyprus, Αthens. (Organised by 24 Art Gallery).
1990 A Glance at Contemporary Greek Art. The Trammell Crow Center Dallas, Texas / Curated by Dora Iliopoulou-Rogan and Donald Knaub.
1989 Agra and Ypsilon 1979-1989: Ten Years of Publications. Centre of Contemporary Art Ileana Tounta, Athens.
1988 Light: Greek Space and Time. Eirmos Gallery, Thessaloniki / Curated by Dora Iliopoulou-Rogan.
1987 Image and Expression. Britisch Counsil, Αthens / Curated by Dora Iliopoulou-Rogan.
4 Femmes - 4 Présences, M. Kassi, P. Κyriazi, B. Μavrakaki, Κ. Μertzani. Institut Français d` Athènes / Curated by Dora Iliopoulou-Rogan.