John Valyrakis was born in 1985, and raised in Athens, Greece, where he completed his basic studies, continuing with Architectural Renovation in the city of Patras.
He continued his postgraduate studies in Art and Design (Scholarship) in Loughborough School of Arts in the UK and in Visual Arts at South Nottingham College. He holds an MA in 2D and 3D Visualization.
He has worked as a freelance artist in his studio in the UK and has collaborated and exhibited his work at the Backlit Studios, Surface Gallery in Nottingham, Arbitrage Magazine in Canada, the British Council and the International Olympic Truce org.

Selected Exhibitions
2018  –  Ikastikos Kiklos Sianti Athens, GR  – “In Between” Solo Exhibition
2018  –  Art Athina int. Arts Fair Athens, GR – Participation w/ Ikastikos Kiklos Sianti Gallery
2018  – The Blender Gallery Athens, GR – “Crossroads” Group Exhibition w/ Paul Oz and Marcelo Ricardo Zeballos
2018  –  Ikastikos Kiklos Sianti Athens, GR  – “Small Paintings” Annual Group Exhibition
2017  –  C.John Gallery London Mayfair, UK –  Group Exhibition w/ Mr.Brainwash, Pavlos, Hawini
2017  –  Ikastikos Kiklos Sianti Athens, GR –  “Small Paintings” Annual Group Exhibition
2016  –  G & E Vatis Art Gallery Syros, GR – “Close-Up” Solo Exhibition
2016  –  Magic Mountain Gallery Drama, GR –  Group Exhibition
2015  –  Artion Gallery Athens, GR – “Electric Cinema” Solo Exhibition
2015  –  Art Athina int. Arts Fair Athens, GR – Twin participation w/ David Gerstein, Gallery Ersi
2014  –  Artion Gallery Thessaloniki, GR – “Lights Off” Solo Exhibition
2013  –  Surface Gallery Nottingham, UK – “Street Art Now” Group Exhibition
2012  –  Backlit Studios Nottingham, UK – “Abstract Exchange” Group Exhibition
2011  –  Backlit Studios Nottingham, UK –  nnual Group Exhibition

Last modified: 10/10/2018