The Greek sculptor Aris Katsilakis was born in 1974 in Romania where his parents were expatriated and in 1980 he was repatriated in Greece where he lives and works until now. In 1998 he enrolled in the Fine Art School of the Tinos Island, famous for its long history in marble producing and sculpting. He graduated in 2001 with a scholarship to continue his studies at the University of Fine Arts in Athens.
He progressed his studies in the Sculpture Workshop Department with Professor I. Papagiannis and in Photography Workshop with Professor M. Babousis, both distinguished artists in their field.
From 2007 to 2011 he taught sculpture as Lecturer (407/80) of the Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Western Macedonia and since 2011 teaches Plastic and Pottery in the Department of Interior Architecture, Interior Design and Drawing Objects in Technological Educational Institution of Serres, Greece.
His works have been exhibited in some of the most influential galleries. He presented 2 solo exhibition held at Kaplanon 5 (Athens) and House Papavasileiou (Serres), and in numerous group exhibitions (Baton 7 2012, Gallery Zoumboulakis 2012, Gallery Myro 2011, Kaplanon, House Shina, 8th Festival of Ancient Amphipolis 2007, Municipal Gallery of Kallithea “Lambrakis" 2007, 12th International Month of Photography 2005, 11th International Month of Photography 2004, Biennale Internazionale Vicenza 2002, Venice.)
His works are located in private collections and public spaces worldwide.