Greek, b. 1945
Apostolos Yayannos was born in Tripolis of Arcadia (Greece) in 1945.
Apostolos moved to Athens in 1960. He studied Graphic Arts at the A.T.I. with professors A. Tassos, H. Decoulakos, D. Mytaras. In 1968 he founded and run the studio of Applied Arts “Morfi”. In 1974 he gave up Applied Arts and dedicated himself to painting.
Apart from participating in over 100 group exhibitions in 14 countries including the USA, Canada and Australia, he has had 69 solos across Europe. His work is also on permanent display in numerous public and private collections, embassies and museums in Europe.
Apostolos has illustrated books of Greek authors. He has published literary texts in several magazines, was involved with folklore writing and the shadow theatre “Figures”, “Stage Scenery”, Hermes Publications, 1975-1976. In 2003, his novel “Good Bye Forever” is published, by Cactus Publications.