Tolis Tatolas was born in Greece and currently lives and works in Athens as a visual artist. He received a BA (Hons) (2008) in interior design from the Vakalo College of Art and Design/University of Derby and a BSc (Hons) (2002) in biology from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has had eight solo shows and participated in 21 group shows in Greece, the UK and Austria. He has written the book Animals in the Homeric Ages (2005, Erodios) and has contributed to the edited volume Science and Tehcnology in Homeric Epics (2008, Springer). Texts and artworks by him have been published in the Greek and international press. In the frame of his artistic activity he has curated the sets and costumes of works by Greek and international playwriters in Athens (Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall, Aggelon Vima etc.). Works of his are part of private collections in Greece and abroad (USA, UK, France, Canada and Czech Republic). He has been a member of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece since 2014. Tatolas' artistic interests focus on geometry and abstraction and on how they can reflect ideas and conditions, and create and communicate feelings in a way similar to representational art. Creatively, he employs a holistic approach to aesthetics, within a framework of unity of all arts.