Artist Profile: Nicolas Stefadouros


Cyprus Comic Con is proud to announce its next Featured Artist, talented illustrator Nicolas Stefadouros.

Nicolas was born in Athens in 1980. His parents were born in Alexandria, Egypt, but with roots from Kalymnos and Cyprus. He studied Civil Engineering in the N.T.U.A., worked as an engineer but soon was drawn by the field of lllustration and comics. He has worked as an illustrator for major companies like Desyllas Games, MAC Cosmetics and FAB Sportswear, created comics and editorial cartoons for magazines and newspapers like “Casa e Gente”, “CITY FREE PRESS Cyprus”, “The Machine” etc and websites like TVXS.gr, SOCOMIC.gr, ANTOULASTORIES.gr. lllustrated browser games, books, fairy tales, CD covers, and also posters for great Greek artists like Giannis Zouganelis and Stamatis Kraounakis. He also studied comics in Vakalo College of Art and Design under the guidance of Nikos Koutsis.

To see more of Nicolas’ illustrations, visit his website.

His works abroad are digital inking for Chozen Studios comics in Canada, participation in the 3-day conference on 50 years of ASPHER as the official cartoonist of the event in Athens 2016 and at the moment he is drawing a graphic novel (script: Effi Gavrilou) for Neurinox and University of Geneva. He collaborates with SOCOMIC.gr of ION, TEESNEY.com where he creates designs for t-shirts, FAB Sportswear, and he also creates the graphics for the tv show “Animaniac” of ALPHA TV.

Some of his recent publications include OMG, Zombie! #1 (Webcomics 2014), Memory Lane (Jemma Press 2015), OMG, Zombie! #2 (Webcomics 2015) and Gramers: The Comics (Webcomics 2016). Nicolas was also a participating artist in GC Fanzine (GreekComics 2015), Say it with Comics (ADDArt 2016) and Comic Book Bubble (CBB 2016).

Nicolas received numerous awards in various art competitions, including the 3rd prize at Artifesto, One Salonica Outlet Mall in 2015, the 3rd prize at Ornerakis School of Art in 2014, the 2nd prize at the 2nd National Cartoon Contest of Nafplio in 2014, as well as the Best New Artist Award at this year’s Comicdom Con in Athens!

 

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