Panos Famelis was born in Athens in 1979, where he lives and works.
He graduated with honors degree (BA) from the school of fine arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Fine Arts (2005) and continued his studies (MA) at the school of fine arts in Athens. He has been awarded by the Bank of Greece (2008) and the Greek State Scholarship Foundation IKY for excellent performance of studies (2000, 2002, 2005). He has also been awarded by the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki in “Graduates Exhibition (2003 – 2005).
The artist’s main media is painting and sculpture, but he is also occupied with drawings installations, performances, theater and curatorials (“Grounded” Re-Culture, Patra 2013 / “Coney Island”, Athens 2012 / “Art is Hard” Festival, Athens / “Oasis”, Skironion Museum 2010 / “Black Jack” Rhodes Casino 2010 ).
Panos Famelis has had seven solo exhibitions: “Aenima”, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens 2016 / “Τhe Torn Cloth”, Busy Building’s project space, Athens 2015 / “The Wave”, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens 2013/ “In Between”, videoperformance, A.F.K 2011 / “Flash Back”, Art21 Gallery, Athens 2010 / “Existence”, Fizz gallery, Athens 2009 / “Chaos Project”, Zina Athannasiadou gallery 2007 and has also participated in many group exhibitions in Greece and abroad like.
He was the founding member of Under Construction group.