Stavros Stamatiou

Stavros's bio

Stavros is an amateur photographer,  born in Kozani-Greece  in 1965. He studied at the Pedagogical Academy of Heraklion and since 1988 has been working as a teacher in public education. He currently lives in the Municipality of Thermaikos. He is a member of the Photography Center ofThessaloniki, BULB collective and the CLICKERS photography team. He has attended photography lessons with Tasos Schizas and art photography seminars with Plato Rivellis, Stratos Kalafatis, Paris Petrides and Iraklis Papaioannou.  Stavros has participated in  workshops with photographers Eva Voutsaki, Nikos Economopoulos, Michael Ackerman, Achilles Nasios and Jason Eskenazi  and had portfolio reviews with Haris Kakarouhas and Jacob Aue Sobol.  He has also participated in many group exhibitions and photography festivals and some of his works have been published in reputed Greek and foreign journals - printed and online - and photography websites. His series "A raven's dream" was shortlisted for the Gomma Grant 2017 and awarded for the Best B/W picture.