Yiannis Galanopoulos has been a visual artist for the past seventeen years. He has participated in numerous solo and group international art exhibitions in Europe, UAE the USA and Japan. His work has been acquired by private and public collections. He has a BFA in Photography and Audiovisual Arts from the Technological Institute of Athens, a Master of Arts degree in Humanities from Old Dominion University, and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Visual Studies from Norfolk State University. He is a Ph.D candidate at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia. He currently holds a lecturer’s position at United Arab Emirates University. He is the coordinator of the Fine Arts Program at UAEU, while retaining an ongoing research, exhibition and service record.