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Third generation potter, with Cycladic origin. His family has made history in the art of pottery. His grandfather, Nicholas Rhodes or Paparodios, who came from Kythnos, settled in Skopelos 1900. Were experienced and great artist, inspired by the masterpieces of ancient vessels learned the art at the Botanical, the potteries of the Levant. It was so good is that there are masters called him by fourteen years Mastro – Nicholas. As we said grandson Nicholas Rhodes, worked on many pottery centers outside Greece, Turkey, Romania and Egypt, but this did not affect his own techniques based purely on the classical archaeological art. Since 1907 began taking part in exhibitions and gathered the works of many Greek and international awards. His works had such beautiful lines that are difficult to distinguish from the ancient artefacts. Prized the time in Greece and abroad. For the gloss and the indelible ink color of vessels in 1930 got a patent. In 1931, Eleftherios Venizelos sent him laudatory letter to his works.
The Encyclopedia Eleftheroudaki him as the first Greek virtuoso wheel and as the father of angioplasty and the Academy of Athens honored him and got honorary public pensions. From the lab then spent several politicians of that era as Skopelos was an exile during those years. Politicians like Rallis, the Baltatzis the Kalimasiotis visited his workshop and admired and bought his works.
The art of Nicholas’s grandfather taught her to his sons George and Basil Rhodium. Vassilis dealt with art following the style of his father, and participated in many international exhibitions and received an award and excelled. His brother George from Rhodes who worked from fourteen close to his father “spent” art and knowledge to his son Nikos Rhodium, a remarkable man and artist who uses the same traditional media production and addition to the old archaic shapes of the vases has established and other forms. The workshop and store the report vascular Nick of Rhodium will find the town of Skopelos. The phone is. 2424022779