Antonis Staveris was born in Athens in 1973. He was an Athens School of Fine Arts student (1992-1998) of Dimitris Mytaras. In 1998 he attended the Erasmus Programme and studied at the Parisian École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts under Vladimir Velickovic. He worked with ‘Simio’ art group, for the period 2001 to 2009. In 2010 he won the Academy of Athens award for new painters under the age of 40. From 2010 to 2011 he lived and worked at the Cité internationale des arts Paris.