Antreas Nicolaou was born in Cyprus in 1966. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich on an Easmus Scholarship and at the Athens School of Fine Artsalso on a state IKY scholarship. He graduated in 1992 with excellence and having worked in the studio of Panayiotis Tetsis.
His work is exhibited in many public and private collections. He participated in significant group exhibitions and has exhibited his work in 42 solo exhibitions in various galleries and museums in Cyprus and abroad. He lives and works in Athens.