Yiannis Adamakis was born in 1959 in Piraeus, Greece. He has presented his work in 31 private and many group exhibitions in Greece, Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, France, Poland, Turkey and Russia. He also took part in the following international art fairs: Art Athina (Athens, Greece,1994,1998), Art Jonction (Nice, France, 1997), Lineart (Gent, Belgium, 2000) and Art Paris (Paris, France, 2004).