Stavros Stamatiou was born in Kozani-Greece in 1965. He studied at the Pedagogical Academy of Heraklion and since 1988 he has been working as a teacher in public education. He currently lives in the Municipality of Thermaikos. He is a member of the Photography Center of Thessaloniki, Little Box Collective and the CLICKERS photography team. He has attended photography lessons with Tasos Schizas and art photography seminars with Plato Rivellis, Stratos Kalafatis, Paris Petrides and Iraklis Papaioannou. He also has participated in workshops with photographers Eva Voutsaki, Nikos Economopoulos, Michael Ackerman, Achilles Nasios and Jason Eskenazi and portfolio reviews with Haris Kakarouhas and Jacob Aue Sobol. His works have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in various photography festivals and have been published in many reputed Greek and foreign magazines- printed and online - and photography websites.