Spyros Agathou was born in 1976 in Nicosia. He is originally from Larnaka where he lives and works.
He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts “Pietro Vannucci” Perugia, Italy, where he attended a four - year programme in Painting. He graduated with honours and distinction. In 2003 he attended the Postgraduate degree in Theory and Practice of Contemporary Art, at the University Complutense, Madrid, Spain.
In 2002 he was awarded with distinction at the contest of Engraving “3rd Premio Giovanni Biella per l’incisione 2002” in Italy. In 2010, his engraving work was honourably mentioned at the competition “Telemachos Kanthos”. In 2014 he received the second prize in Engraving in the same competition.
In October 2007 he presented his first solo exhibition entitled MIMNISKO at the Gallery Kypriaki Gonia, Larnaka. He has participated in many group exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad.
Since 2007 with Antonis Tziarrides, he is one of the founders of the interactive educational workshop for children spyrA.art.studio in Larnaka.
October 2007 MIMNISKO, Gallery Kypriaki Gonia, Larnaka
October 2016 MIMNISKO 2, Gallery Kypriaki Gonia, Larnaka
May 2000 “Limes”, Corciano (Italy)
November 2004 “Pirotecnia”, University Complutense of Madrid
February 2005 “Unclaimed luggage”, Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid
February 2005 “all drawing”, An untitled space/ espacio sin titulo, Madrid
May 2007 “Space Walk 2”, Municipal Gallery of Larnaka.
September 2010 “Printmaking Exhibition Days 2010”, Nicosia
June – December 2010 “The 50 Years of the Republic of Cyprus engraved by Cypriots”, London – Patra – Athens – Nicosia
December 2013 “Playing”, Argo Gallery, Nicosia
March 2014 “Print Act”, Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia
September 2014 “No words”, Municipal Gallery of Larnaka
March 2015 “My different other” by Costas Manouris Apothiki 79, Larnaka