Alekos Fassianos was born in Athens in 1935. He studied at the Αthens School of Fine Arts under Yiannis Moralis. In 1960 he went to Paris with a scholarship to study lithography at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. He has presented his work in many individual exhibitions: Zygos in Athens, Milan, Paris, Cologne, Dusseldorf (1980), Stockholm (1981), Art Gallery Pieridi (1985), Eirmos in Thessalonica (1992), Paris (1998). He has taken part in many collective exhibitions: Biennale Sao Paolo (1971), Biennale Venice (1972), and Biennale Baden-Baden (1985). He has taken part over the years in collective exhibitions and well-known international art events all over the world.
He has also been involved with engraving and poster-designing, as well as scenography – collaborating mainly with the National Theatre of Athens (Kafka’s America, 1975, Helen, by Euripides, 1976, The Birds by Aristophanes, 1976, etc.). He undertook the illustration of several books, both in Greece and abroad, of well-known poets and writers. He has also published his own writing, both prose and poetry. From his work there have been four films made both for the Greek and the French television, while there are monographs which refer to his visual production. His works can be found in many art galleries and art collections.