Christos Simatos is one of the most recognized names in the Greek fine art photography.

He  was born in Athens in 1977. He graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts and has completed a post graduate there. He has attended courses on painting and photography in the UCM Facultad Bellas Artes in Madrid of Spain with the Erasmus programme. His works can be found in various private collections in Greece and abroad. He lives in Athens and works in the universe.

He specializes in High-Definition and Ultra-High-Definition photography, in multispectral photography (UV, IR), in archeological photography as well as macro photography. He photographs works of art, pictorial installations, architectural sites and portraits. Since 2013  he has been collaborating with the National Hellenic Research Foundation in photographing inscriptions of  the Classical and Hellenistic period in the region of Macedonia. He has photographed findings in several archeological museums and sites, including the National Archaeological Museum, the  Archaeological Museums of Thessaloniki, Pella, Edessa, Kilkis, Argos, Aigai (Vergina), the fresco in Philip II’s tomb etc. He is a member of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece, the Hellenic Center for Photography and the Hellenic Copyright Organization.

Solo-exhibitions

2017
Landscapes, Loukas and Euangelos Bellonias Foundation, Santorini, Greece

2015
Municipal Art Gallery of Agrinio

2014
Santorini, Loukas and Euangelos Bellonias Foundation,Santorini, Greece

2012
Syn-Chronies, Athens Art Gallery, Greece

2009
Familiar - Unfamiliar, Athens Art Gallery, Greece

Selective Group exhibitions 

2017
Art Athina, Athens, Greece

2015
Intermediate spaces
MacArt cultural center

2014
Art Athina Contemporaries 
"Statement made
(curator Artermis Potamianou)

2011
Slow Down Rooms, Benaki museum,
Athens, Greece

2010
Tracing Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey,
(curator Iris Kritikou)
Tracing Istanbul
Technopolis Athens Gazi Industrial
Archaeological Park, Athens Greece,
(curator Iris Kritikou)
 

2009
A Paler shade of white,
Loukas and Euangelos Bellonias Foundation,
Santorini, Greece, (curator: Iris Kritikou)
Art Athina, Athens, Greece
 

2008
Graduates of the Master's in Fine Art
 of the A.S.F.A.
Exhibition space «The Fadctory»
Athens, Greece.
Young Artist's exhibition 
Picture - Space - Action 2,
Technopolis Athens Gazi Industrial
Archaeological Park, Athens Greece

2007
Human - Color + Iron II,
Fine Arts exhibition
Shipbuilding zone at Perama,
Athens, Greece

2005
Capturing Utopia, Fournos Centre
for Digital Culture, Athens, Greece

2003
Painting: Gallery Ε Hanco, Finland

2001
Among Others , pedestrian
Dionysius Areopagite, Athens, Greece