Yiannis Sakellis was born in Pafos in 1983. In 2007 he completed his studies in the Fine Arts Academy “Pietro Vannucci” in Perugia – Italy and in 2018 achieved a master’s degree in Art History and theory in the Technological University of Cyprus. He completed 6 solo exhibitions in Cyprus and he participated in many other collective exhibitions in Cyprus, Italy, U.K, U.S.A., Moldavia and France. Alongside his artistic work he curated many exhibitions and visual arts events in Pafos and also worked as visual events coordinator for the European Capital of Culture PAFOS2017. His artworks are hosted in the state gallery in Cyprus and in various private collections in Cyprus and abroad.