Yiannis Psychopedis
 
Jannis Psychopaidis (b. 1945 in Athens) live and works in Athens. He received a scholarship to study Engraving in the Athens School of Fine Arts (1963-1968) and then completed a postgraduate degree in Painting (1970-1976) in the Munich Academy of Fine Arts with a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). After completeing his degree, he continued living in Germany as a guest of the City of W. Berlin Cultural Programme. In 1994 he was elected professor of the Athens School of Fine Art. During the ‘60s he was member of the “A” Artistic Team in Athens and the visual arts team of the magazine “Epitheorisi Technis”. He was also a founding member of the “Young Greek Realists” group (1971-1973) and the Visual Arts Centre (1974-1976). Since 1966 he has been showing his work in solo and group exhibitions in the main European capitals, in the USA and Japan.