Poetis was born in 1965 in Varosha. After the Turkish invasion he was
obliged to go abroad with his family to Hamburg, Germany.
1988 he was awarded the Diploma in Painting by the School of Arts of
Professor Andre Gerard. Three years later he completed his second cycle of
studies, and he was awarded the Diploma of Communication Designer by the
Highest Technical School of Arts in Hamburg.
the year 2002 he returned to Cyprus.
unorthodox way in the art of painting of Christophoros Poetis has its source
in ancient and recent history. The intensive colours are combined with wood,
and the contact is immediate. Wood, as known, has its own life and, after
completion of the painting, continues to live by itself.