Konstantinos Efimidis is a professional artist based in Greece
Konstantinos Efimidis was born in 1962. He graduated from the University of Fine Arts in Moscow. Since his childhood, Kostas had pursued and developed his interest in painting obtaining his first experience from his father who was a painter.
He made his first painting at the age of twelve. He decorated the Literature classroom with several portraits of famous writers.
In 2001 he became a member of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece (EETE) and Visual Artists Association of Northern Greece (SCETB). He is also a member of the Moscow Association of Artists. In December of 2001, his name was inscribed in “The Atlas of Greek Diaspora”, in which all honoured workers of worldwide Greek Diaspora are listed. The biggest artwork created by Konstantinos is “Alexander The Great – Battle of Issus” (2002). This battle-piece is 15 meters wide and 3.5 meters in height, oil on canvas. The painting is permanently exposed in Officers Chamber’s Ceremony Hall in Thessaloniki. There is also exposed his other battle-painting “1940 Battle against Italians in Northern Greece” (2003, 2.6m X 3.6m, oil on canvas).
In September 2017, the “Saint George” painting (1.24m X 3.34m, oil, charcoal, canvas) was gifted by the Russians of Greece at the 870th anniversary of Moscow and today it is located in the Moscow Museum. His paintings are also located in the Municipal Gallery of Thessaloniki, the art gallery of Drama as well as in public and private collections around the world. Konstantinos lives and works in Thessaloniki (Greece) since 1992.