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Stella Kapezanou was born in Athens.

She studied Painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA) where she was awarded an honorary scholarship by the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) on taking first place in the ASFA entrance examinations and then a scholarship from the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München (The Academy of Fine Arts, Munich) to attend that institution in 2013.

Received, under Motoroil Hellas scholarship, her MA Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts, London, where she was awarded The Frank Bowling Scholarship.

She is the recipient of the Clyde & Co Emerging Star Award 2017, the winner of the Cass Art Prize 2018 and finalist for the Rise Art Prize and the ACS Studio Prize (Artists’ Collecting Society Studio Prize) on the same year.

She currently works between Athens and London.