Nectarios Stamatopoulos (b.1976) is a visual artist based in Athens Greece. His artistic output stretches in many media and is much influenced by his early stage career
as an illustrator and comics artist containing many narrative and autobiographical elements.
Background studies include Graphic Design and Multimedia Arts Production. Exhibitions in museums, institutions and galleries worldwide in venues such as the Royal Scottish Academy, Tate Gallery /Space Project Room, Royal West of England Academy, Royal Ulster Academy, Royal Cambrian Academy, Derby Art Museum, Newlyn Art Gallery and the Exchange, Phoenix Art Museum, Reece Museum ETSU, Ray Johnson Estate (USA), Karuizawa New Art Museum (Japan), Reykjavík Art Museum (Island), Benaki Museum, NEON Organization, Institut Français d'Athènes, Theocharakis Foundation, TEDxAcademy and others. He has been an artist in residence at the Royal West of England Academy presenting there his specially commissioned ''I am not here'' project for the Drawing Lab, part of RWA / Drawn exhibition 2017. It is an ongoing interactive artwork and curatorial project about drawing and collaborative practice including internationally renowned names like Yoko Ono, Martin Creed, Michael Landy, David Horvitz, John Baldessari, Steve Dalachinsky and others, to amateurs and people with special abilities. His work has also been selected for inclusion in exhibitions by Art Societies like the Society of Scottish Artists and the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, and has been featured in local and international print and online publications such as Dazed Digital, Cafe Royal Books, The Photocopy Club and others. Works are held in the collection of various museums and libraries worldwide. Most notably MoMA Library, Tate Library, Ray Johnson Estate and in many private collections including the collections of Sir Richard Heaton KCB, Sir Paul Smith and others. He has contributed work for various charity events and auctions like Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show, National Brain Appeal, The Strokes Association, Hospital Rooms, Visual Aids NY and TedxAcademy. Working experience includes communication design, scenography and illustration for various clients
and regularly teaching drawing in seminars and workshops.