Alexandros Papakonstantinou was born in 1952, in Neo Falero, at the outskirts of Athens. He spent his childhood years on the island of Oinousses, Chios, where he first got involved with painting even before school. He later studied Painting and History of Art, in Athens and Rome. He also studied under Dianandis Diamandopoulos.
Prof. and member of the Greek Academy, the late Chrysanthos Christou has written about his work, as well as British Academic Alan Andrew Moran, Dr. Dora Rogan, Prof. Athina Schina, Giacomo Baroncini, Dimitris Haritos, and others.
There are works of his at the Munipal Art Gallery of Athens, Pinacothiki Kykladon, Marika Kotopouli Museum, Pinakothiki Alekos Kontopoulos, the art collections of Commercial Bank of Greece, and Geniki Trapeza, as well as in many private art collections in Greece and abroad.
Select Solo Shows
2008 "Horizons" Galerie Zygos, Athens
2003 "Autumn Sonata", Galerie Zygos, Athens
1999 "Painting Retrospective", Municipal Art Gallery of Thessaloniki
1998 "Compositions" Selini Art Gallery, Kifissia
1996 "Double-Sided", Ersi Gallery, Athens
1994 "Landscapes", Galerie Zygos, Athens
1992 "Angeli", Palazzo Palumbo, Vaticano, Rome
1990 "Terra Ferma", Galleria Spazzio, Rome
Select Group Shows
2000 Pinakothiki Psyhari, Ersi Gallery, Athens; 1999 Espace Kreonidis, Athens; 1998 Selini Art Gallery; 1997 Adam Gallery, Paros; 1997 Ariadni Art Gallery; 1996 Ermoupolis, Syros, by Ersi Gallery; "Pagine della Memoria", Galleria Spazzio, Rome; "Imagine di Fede" Palazzo Palumbo Vaticano, Rome.