Tasos Anastasiades holds a BA in Graphic and Advertising design and a Masters Degree in Visual communication. In 2000 he started teaching in various private Art Schools and he also founded his own Art School, I.T.OMIC Art Studio. Since 2004 he has been employed by the European University Cyprus, in the position of Lecturer teaching Graphic Art and Design courses.
In 2004 he started publishing the "Plastic Comics" magazine, the first comic book created and published by a Greek-Cypriot in Cyprus. Ever since his work has been published and reviewed in many magazines and websites in Cyprus, Greece, Europe and the USA.
In 2005 he represented Cyprus at the 1st International Conference for the study of comics organised by the Aegean University and at the Syros Festival of Science Fiction. In 2007, 2008 and 2012 he was a selected participant at the Researchers Night organised by the ΙΠΕ - Research and Promotion Foundation –Cyprus. In 2008 he was a selected participant at the 2nd Annual Exhibition of Young Cypriot Artists. In 2006 and 2009, he won Distinctions for professional artists in the Annual Greek Comic Book Competitions in Greece organized by the magazine "9" of the Greek newspaper Eleutherotypia and Akto Art & Design University. His visual work was selected and presented at the official European World of Warcraft website gallery.
In 2010 he won an Honorary Distinction in the 2nd Annual Public Digital Festival in Greece, was a selected participant at 1st Comic Book Festival in Cyprus and the “32 Posters Fighting Poverty and Social Exclusion” exhibition and book publication organised by the Ministry of Education in Cyprus. In 2011 he was a selected at the 5th international biennial in Design and the 2nd Comic Book Festival in Cyprus.In November 2012 he was an academic representative of the European University Cyprus at the St Vincent European Art Exhibition -SVEART organized by the St Vincent Municipality and he also presented the evolution of Plastic Comics at the 1st Annual Comic Conference of the University of Seville organized by the University of Seville.
His Creative Designs involve the exploration of experimental graphic design techniques, illustration, image manipulation, comic book designs and 3d digital modelling. You can find more about his visual designs at http://tasos.webplus.net