Tonis Maniatis was born in Greece in Leikia near Kalamata on Pelepones. This region is called "Mani". There he finished the scool of economics and left Greece in 1960 to go to Stuttgart in Germany where he studied painting and fine arts. However he develloped mainly as an autodidact.
The paintings and exhebitions of Tonis Maniatis have been reviewed in many articles and esseys in journals and newspapers. The art critics in Germany and french publications have been so kind ton give him the attribute "Maler des Lichts" what may be translated to "painter of illumination". This probably characteriseses his work in the very best way.
Extract of an article of A. Alexandropoulou - journalist in Athens, Greece.
i believe you are the right person
for me please send
me an email at my email id
for me to give you my pictures
and more about me.
http://www.art-bloxx.com Big Time
wrote on the 27.06.2008 to following subject: Grüße
aus Österreich und viel Erfolg wünschen BigTime. Drab
wrote on the 26.05.2008 to following subject: Wahnsinn
Ihre Bilder gefallen mir außerordentlich gut. Meine tiefste Verneigung vor so einem Meister. Schöne Grße nach Deutschland, Drab Wolfgang Leng
wrote on the 17.05.2008 to following subject: Grüße
Hallo Tonis Maniatis, möchte Dir einen schönen Gruß senden+Dir viel Erfolg mit Deinen Arbeiten wünschen!