Vasilis Sperantzas was born in Athens, in 1938. In 1956, he went to study painting at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, in Paris. He remained in Paris after his graduation and in 1976 he became Assistant Professor in the lithography studio of that same institution. He has held many personal exhibitions in Paris, Athens, New York and Sweden. He participated in many salons and international engraving exhibitions, in many countries. He lives and works in Athens and Paris.