Andros Efstathiou

Andros Efstathiou was born in Cyprus in 1974.

He studied fine art photography in Athens (1994-1998)

He is the founder of isnotgallery, a contemporary art gallery in Nicosia Cyprus that was inaugurated in 2008 and which hosts contemporary art exhibitions of distinguished artists from Cyprus and abroad, as well as curated group shows.

He has participated in important exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad.

His photographic project Nicosia International Airport was exhibited in 2017 at Evripides gallery in Athens, curated by Marios Teriade Eleftheriades. This was preceded by a presentation of the project in the official programme of the Photo Biennale of the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Thessaloniki in 2014. During the Cypriot residency of the council of the European Union in 2012, photographs of the project Nicosia International Airport were selected to illustrate the cover of the publication that was offered as a gift to the foreign delegations.

He participated in the exhibition As they Suited a Lot hosted at the museum Bath House of the Winds, Athens, on the occasion of the celebration of the “Kavafis Year”. He also participated in the exhibition Contemporary Art from Cyprus at the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, in 2017 curated by Dr. Britta Von Compenhausen.

Efstathiou won the first prize of Fuji Film International for his photographic work Camel Trophy 2000.

He has collaborated with local and international press, amongst which “K magazine” of Kathimerini newspaper, Cyprus; Greek fashion magazines, as well as with fashion agencies and advertising companies in Greece.

Selected group exhibitions 
2020 We are Still Alive, isnotgallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2020 Lush Art in Austere Times, isnotgallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2019 Everything is Connected, isnotgallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2018 The King is Coming, isnotgallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2017 Contemporary Art from Cyprus, curator: Dr. Britta Von Compenhausen, European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
2016 Isnotgallery goes to Almyra, Almyra boutique hotel, Pafos, Cyprus
2014 As they Suited a Lot – Kavafis year, Bath House of the Winds, Athens, Greece
2014 Nicosia International Airport, official participation in the photo biennale of the Museum of Contemporary Photography MOMUS, Thessaloniki, Greece

Selected solo exhibitions 
2018 Instantάνε, isnotgallery Nicosia, Cyprus
2017 Nicosia International Airport, curator: Marios Teriade Eleftheriades, Evripides Gallery, Athens, Greece
2016 Nicosia International Airport, Anassa Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus
2015 The People of Cyprus, isnotgallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2013 Dark Side of Myself, isnotgallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2012 Nicosia International Airport, isnotgallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2011 Sea, International Centre of Culture (Munich Zeit Centrum), Munich, Germany
2009 Oblivion, isnotgallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2005 Loneliness, Artos Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus