Giannis Zikas (1945-2008)
Born in Thessaloniki in 1945. He started painting regularly while in Athens in 1968. Since then he had various solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibitions. His last exhibition took place in Ianos, Thessaloniki, in October 2008, two months before he passed away, 13th December. Parallel to his painting, Yannis Zikas worked on poetry and prose. Some of the books that he published are: “Shipping Pegasus” (prose, Exantas publications, 1976), “Water” (prose, ASE, 1977) and “Poems” (Nisides publications, 2000).