Gerasimos Valentis was born in Thessaloniki. He holds a diploma in Architecture from the Instituto Universitario Architectural Venezia (IUAV). Subsequently he studied Art History under the supervision of Dr. Michelis, Visual Arts, Photography and Communication under Zanier and Morpurgo. In Italy he attended Emilio Vedova’s painting workshop at the Academia di Belle Arti di Venezia, while in Greece he created an impactful visual dialogue with artist Constantine Kallinikos. Valentis’ works are held in private collections in Greece, Italy, Norway, and the USA. He now lives and works in Athens.