“Talent alone is not enough in an artist. There needs to be a constant personal introspection. When another person’s emotions are evoked by looking at something I have created, my work as an artist on the particular project has been achieved.”
Stella aka astrakistrikes, is a highly motivated artist and cultural community connector looking to further develop her vision in art related fields. In her twenties, she decided to study Graphic Design & Applied Arts at Frederick University in her hometown Nicosia. She subsequently continued her studies at the School of Visual & Applied Arts of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (GR). In the year 2000, she won a two-year scholarship at the Beijing University & Culture in China. In 2005, she relocated to Spain and lived in Madrid and Granada for two years, learning the Spanish language while also expanding her knowledge on the culture and history of the country. She has taken part in numerous group exhibitions in Cyprus, Greece, Serbia, Palestine, Sweden, Finland, Spain and elsewhere. She is the founder of the studio admiradOres deL circulO*, which since 2005 has been involved in a variety of projects such as: Murals | Ongoing Projects | Short Films | Productions | Theatrical Perfomances | Scenography | Installations | Flip Books | Posters | Visual Constructions| Exhibitions | Workshops | Street Art Festivals | Artist-in-Residence.
You are welcome to meet the artist in person at her studio · 13A · in the Old Town of Nicosia.