The Artist

Yianna Nicolaou is the owner of and main artist of Etsi ki allios...xeirotehnimata.

Yianna was born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1981. She studied Fine Arts in the University of Central England at the Birmingham Institute of Art & Design.

She started working with ceramic tile design since 2004 at Michalias Cermi studio where she learned to handle glazes under the guidance of Mr. Nikos Michalias.

Her illustration work includes:
  • Character illustration and children's book for Loukia & Michael Zampelas Art Museum
  • Illustration of cover, Papageorgiou Costas. (2011)
    • Κύπριον Πατερικόν του Άθωνος
  • illustration of children's book for Laiki Insurance. (2010)
    • Η οδική ασφάλεια… δεν είναι παραμύθι!
  • Illustration of traditional fairy tale book
    • Μια φορά κι ένα καιρό στη Κύπρο (Συλλογή)
      • Ήταν μια αφτοτζηνάρα
      • Με γέλια και με κλάματα
      • Η αλεπού, ο γάτος και η φίνα
      • Βασιλοπούλες και βασιλόπουλα
  • Illustration of book for priest Christos Vourias (2007)
    • Όλα θα πάνε καλά
  • Illustration of Anastasias Tsami children's book (2006)
    • Τότε που χάθηκαν τα χρώματα
Other work
She also coorporated with various adverting agecies for logo designs and character illustrations.
Design of 2009 mascot for the Games of the Small States of Europe.


Happenings & Social

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