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Was born in Nİcosia in 1947. He studied fine arts at the “Sourikof” School of Fine Arts in Mosow, from 1969 to 1975. His supervisors were internationally distinguished artist and scholars, such as Clavdia A. Toutevol (fine arts) and Michael Alpatof, Youri Kolpinski and Nikolai Tretiakof (history of art)
His thesis “Cyprus 1974” has benn exhibited in the finest galleries of Moscow, including the Academy of Fine Arts of the Soviet Union and the Manez Gallery, as well as in galleries in St. Petersburg and Kiev. It was also published in several art magazines in the Soviet Union.
In 1976-77 he has tought art in various high schools in Cyprus. From 1978 until 1980 he worked as an assistant professor at the “Sourikof” School of Fine Arts, in Moscow. In 1980 he returned to Cyprus and founded his own Art School in Nicosia, which runs to the present day. A great number of young Cypriot artists took their first steps in painting, there.
In 1982 he participated in an international symposium/wokshop in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and in 1983 he worked as a visiting lecturer at the Pratt Institute of New York.
In 1993 he participated in an international symposium in Yiellivare in Sweden. A painting of his is exhibited in the local art gallery. In 1999 he participated in a bi*communal workshop which was held under the auspices of Unesco in Visbi, Sweden.
In 2003 he was one of the organisers of the bi-communal group exhibition in Nicosia, which took place on the occasion of the visit of the secretary General of the United Nations Mr Kofi Annan, in Cyprus. In 2003 he also participated in the bi-communal symposium that took place in Istanbul. In 2004 he participated in an international symposium of art and literature in Rhodes, Greece.
Periodically he has benn the president and secretary general of the Cyprus Chamber of Fine Arts and a member of the administrative board of the Theatrical Organisation of Cyprus and the Advisory Committee of Monuments.