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Painter - Illustrator

Lefteris was born in Athens in 1984. He studied painting at the School of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
He has exhibited his work in group exhibitions in Greece and the USA and solo in Greece and Iceland. He has worked as a teacher and has traveled around a lot. From 2013 to 2016 he divided his time between Greece and Iceland.
A series of unfortunate events brought him back to Athens where he now lives and works. In December 2010 he was invited as an artist for the “Herhúsið” Artist Hosting Program in Siglufjörður, Iceland.
In March and April 2011 he was invited as an artist for the “Kanaal10” Artist Hosting Program in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and in October 2015 he was hosted at the Kansas City International Residency at the Artists Coalition in Kansas, USA.
In 2014 he published the book / album "55 Ways to pronounce the word Siglufjörður ".
Since 2018 he has been working as a comic artist and has published two indie-released comic books: "Dichala", in collaboration with Kampos Publications and "The Struggles", in English, written by himself and Lydia Athanasopoulou.

You΄ll find him exhibiting at a comic book festival, studying art at museums, or climbing mountains. He likes to paint, drink beer and sleep.

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