Demetra Kallitsi (born 1989, Nicosia, Cyprus) is a conceptual artist, working in the mediums of performance art, textiles/embroidery and poetry/creative writing. She completed an MA in Fine Arts at The University of Brighton, UK, 2013 and a BA in Visual Arts at the University of Salford, Manchester, UK, 2012. Kallitsi has presented her artwork in solo and collaborative art performances, art exhibitions, short films and theatre plays in Cyprus, Germany, Malta, Italy and the United Kingdom. Her poetry work has been featured in literary journals, publications and music vocals (Nicosia, Berlin, Prague, Athens and Zurich).
In 2016, Kallitsi, in collaboration with Jacqueline van De Geere, co-created ‘Blind Date’; a platform for artistic collaborations in performance art in Germany, Canada and Cyprus. In 2017, she served as the Financial Manager for PRWeile Studio, Berlin, Germany, in 2014-2016 as the Cultural Officer at ARTos Cultural & Research Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus and in the year 2013 as the Museum Coordinator for the Loukia & Michael Zampelas Art Museum, Nicosia, Cyprus. Kallitsi is currently the Coordinator for Xarkis Festival and Artists Residency and a Board Member and Organiser for the cultural organisation Xarkis, Nicosia, Cyprus.