Vangelis Gokas was born in Korinthos, Greece in 1969. He holds a BA in Fine Arts from the Aristotle University of Thesaloniki, Greece and two Masters degrees in Fine Arts from the Athens School of Fine Arts and the School of Fine Arts in Barcelona, Spain. To date he has had seven solo exhibitions and has participated in numerous group shows both in Greece and abroad, including the Athens Biennale of 2011. Works of his form part of important private and museum collections including the Van AbbeMuseum in Eindhoven. Gokas is currently assistant professor at the School of Plastic Arts of Ioannina, Greece.