Giannis Manikatis graduated from the School of Fine & Applied Arts of the University of Western Macedonia situated in Florina. He is holding a degree of Sculpture under the known greek sculptor Prof. Hector Papadakis. His works vary from installations to sculptures made from ceramics or constructed by mixed media, cement, clay, wood, stucco, acrylics and other materials. He has shown his works in 2 group exhibitions in public venues of Thessaloniki, and he has exhibited an installation entitled “A game of chess” in Myrό Gallery of Contemporary Art Vitrina Space. Other public views of his works took place during his studies in many occasions around Greece.