Socrates Sandman Sapounas is a self-taught writer, painter and cartoonist from Athens, Greece.
He specializes in surrealist/esoteric portraits, poems and comics. Through his art he explores themes of escape, isolation, violence, ecstasy, delirium and above all the search for identity and transformation.
He has created covers and concept art for a variety of creators internationally and as of 2020 the main focus of his creative endeavors is the ongoing independent comic book series “Metamorphosis” for which he has run 2 successful Kickstarter Campaigns (Self-Published-Kickstarter 2021 and 2023).
He has exhibited his works at 12 group exhibitions both in Greece and abroad. He has taken part in some of the most prominent comics and hobby festivals in Greece and he has held two solo shows (Just Like Mirrors-2021 and Hide and Seek-2023).
He studied Communication, Media and Culture at the Panteion University of Athens and has a master’s degree (MA) in Communication Studies and Cultural Management.