Freelance awarded photographer and artist George Rossidis was born in Cairo on 1948, by Greek parents..
He moved to Athens in 1966, where he studied Economics in the University of Athens and worked in the aviation industry as Finance Manager for several Airlines. (CP Air, QANTAS, KLM).
He also studied Psychology, Philosophy, People Management and at the Cardiff Private Institute of Contemporary Painting.
He was involved with photography since he was 16, but only since 1998 exclusively and professionally. His work has been awarded in many national and international competitions, with gold medals and other prizes. His articles and photographs have been published in many major newspapers, magazines, calendars, etc.
His work was exhibited in many personal and group exhibitions in Greece (Athens, Serres, Kalamata), at the museum of Hellenism in Canada, at the Olympic Museum of Lausanne (twice), at the Art Museum of Reus in Spain, the USA, Argentina, Australia, Finland, Rumania (by personal invitation), Belgium, France, the UK, Holland, Austria, Luxembourg, Germany, S. Africa, China, Cyprus and Egypt (by personal invitation from the Greek Embassy in Cairo).
In 1998, he was awarded the title of ARTIST (AFIAP) by the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), in recognition of his work and achievements in Photography, and in 2003 he was awarded the title of EXCELLENCE (EFIAP). For the same reason in 2000, he was awarded the title of EXPOSANT DISTINGUE (EDISF) by “Image Sans Frontiere”.
He has published several books: Alternative Painting, Birds of Greece, Karpathos island, Panoramic, Nude Temptation and other.
During the last few years, he is also involved with painting, very successfully. He attended several courses at the Cardiff Private Institute for Contemporary Painting, and he published a book with his first paintings (book title: Alternative Painting).
The majority of the original paintings are of large seize (50 inch and over, the large side). Most of them are oil on canvas and some are aquarelles, some are drawings (pencil, fumo, charcoal) and very few are photographs.
A lot of the originals are already sold. The few remaining are not available for sale, any longer. Reproductions, however,of all images, are available for sale, here below, via Fine Art America, or by direct contact of the artist. : firstname.lastname@example.org