George Stamatakis was born in Heraklion, Crete in 1979. Currently, he works on his postgraduate thesis at Tokyo University of Arts in Japan with Professor Sidji Ohmaki, in an exchange program with the Athens School of Fine Arts, where he has been a student since 2013. He has a degree of Economics (Marketing) from the Technological Educational Institute of Athens and a degree in Journalism and Media. He held his first personal exhibition at the “Simeio” theatre in 2015. Since then, he has taken part in the 8th Biennale of the Fine Art Schools Students in Greece at the State Museum of Contemporary Art, he was a member of the Elective Affinities education project of “Documenta 14”, where he also took part as a new artist. He has also joined various group exhibitions, such as “Integral II” at the Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, “Juvenoia” at the “Michael Cacoyannis” Foundation, “Nefele Project” with the exhibition’s documentary screening at the Acropolis Museum, the 10th International Arts & Mental Health Festival “Art4more” at the Trii Art Hub, “Anti-Retro” at the “Sfageia” of Tavros Municipality, “Small Object” at Ianos Art Room, Ethniki Asfalistiki Exhibition, “Rebetika” at the Tsitsanis Museum and many more.
Since 2016 he has represented the ASFA at AUEB’s (Athens University of Business & Economics) “Art and Education” educational programme as a lab assistant.