STMTS (Stamatis) is a Greek visual artist, working in painting, street art and illustration. Born in 1993 in Athens, he studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and began exhibiting at a young age. He has been featured in exhibitions, commissions, and collections in the US, Europe and Middle East. His work appears in multiple museums and institutions, including the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago, the Benaki Museum, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Onassis Cultural Centre (SGT) in Athens, and beyond. With AVANT Gallery, he has exhibited in several international art fairs, including Art New York, Art Miami, Art Wynwood, Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, and SCOPE Basel in Switzerland.
His commissions include projects for Nicky Jam, KPMG, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), SOS Children’s Villages, Carpisa, and Doctors of the World. And his pieces can be seen in campaigns for Adidas and Reebok.
His street art is some of the most recognizable in the city of Athens, generating global interest and impact. “I Love Life,” one of his most popular street artworks, became a viral sensation in 2020. His street art can be found in publications like the New York Times, the Guardian, La Repubblica, Washington Times, Russia-24, i-D, Spiegel, YLE and Vice.