Nikos Kouroussis (b.1937, Mitsero) lives and works in Nicosia. He studied in London at St. Marin’s School of Art (1960-1961) and at Hornsey College of Art (1961-1964). He later attended a course on stage design in England in 1977 (on a scholarship from the British Council) and made research and gave lectures in U.S.A. (on a Fulbright scholarship) in 1986. He gave a series of lectures on art at Pratt University in New York in 1976 and 1988 as guest artist, as well as at South Dacota State University. Kouroussis represented Cyprus at the 44th Venice Biennale of Art, as well as the 36th Venice Biennale of Art together with four other Cypriot artists.