Grivas Vasilis

Brief Bio

Vasilis Grivas was born in Lamia, Greece. He is an illustrator of children's and adults’ books. In his long career he has worked with many publishers and illustrated more than a 100 books and covers, in Greece and abroad. He is also involved with painting, participates in exhibitions and performs two solo. He also writes and illustrates his own stories, which have been published internationally.

In 2022 he made prints on linen, exclusively for the collection "Dassios S / S 22 campaign" by fashion designer Dimitris Dassios, for his collection spring-summer 2022.

He is a member of the Chamber of Visual Arts of Greece.

Work Experience

Participations & Exhibitions

2022 - International Reggae Poster Contest: First award.

 2018 - Kishenev, Moldova: III International Contest of the Theatrical Poster

 2017 - Slanted: Participation in the German design magazine 
- Liverpool, UK: Art of Reggae exhibition (Awards by the 5th International Reggae Poster Contest)
 - Chania, Crete: 100 Posters from Crete

 2016 - Athens: BikeArt Exhibition in Technopolis of Gazi

 2013 - Tate Publishing and Enterprises, LLC
 - “Zaf, the Persian Cat”, written and illustrated
 - “Cat’s Eyes”, illustrated

 2012 - Sharjah International Book Fair, Ministry of Culture, United Arab Emirates: Participated with three artworks
 - Spa & Spa Advertising Company, Udine, Italy
 - Design for Hear Vision glasses for Rock Run Roll Company
 - Stimulus Respond Online Magazine, UK
 - Illustration for an article about modern cities’ architecture

2007 - Athens: Solo Exhibition in EOS Gallery
 - Prenatal Diagnostic Center, Cytogenomic FA, Bucharest, Romania: Logo creation

2006 - Athens Voice’s Magazine: Cover and illustrated articles

2002 - Embassy of the United States of America, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service of the United States: Creation of brochure and logo for the agricultural department

 1997 Lamia, Greece: Solo Exhibition in Davanellos Art House


Dream Chasers Magazine (vol 12, 2011)