Christos Christides was born in Salonica in 1926 and died in 2005. He was brought up in Athens, where, at the Gymnasium of Nea Ionia, his Art Teachers were Tricoglydis and Polykandriotis.
He worked with his uncle, the artist Stephanos Almaliotis, first on giant posters which he was the first to adopt, and subsequently on the Byzantine Hagiography of Large Churches and icons. At the same time he studied at the Athens School of Fine Art under Hubert Argyros and Andreas Georghiades (the Cretan).
After graduation he went to Paris where he enrolled at the workshops SOUVERBIER and DUCO DE L’HILLE of the ECOLE DES BEAUX ARTS.
On his return to Greece he exhibited at Pan Hellenic Exhibitions in Athens and at many group and solo exhibitions in various Greek towns.
On four occasions he had the opportunity to demonstrate the Art of Byzantine Hagiography in various cities of the United States. He then taught drawing, colors, and Byzantine Hagiography at Doxiadis Art School in Athens for five years , until the closure of this school. During these five years he taught a large number of students , and continued teaching Art and Byzantine Hagiography at his own workshop.
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