- bio - cvHe was born and grew up in Greece in 1960. He studied Painting at the School of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He received his degree with distinction and continued his studies at the Department of Brooklyn college of New York from 1990 until 1993 with specialization in Painting. From 1995 until 1997 he was a postgraduate scholar (engraving) of the National Scholarship Foundation. Kastritsis has taught in secondary education 1993-97, at the Technological Educational Institutes of Athens (Department of Decorative Arts and Graphic Design) from 1997 until 2013, at the Aegean University (Syros) 2001-02 and since 2007 he has been teaching at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Florina.
He has done 10 solo exhibitions and has taken part in group exhibitions. The books of his personal works “The World of Things” (in Greek), “In the Big Pothole” (in Greek), “The man and his shadow”(in Greek), “The doubt o Cezanne”(in Greek), “Interpretation o lives”(in Greek) are released by Futura Publishing Company. Alongside painting he has dealt with photography and woodcarving.
- solo shows995 “Art Space X” ,Athens
1996 Antonia Xavani Contemporary Art, Corfu Greece
1998 Galerie Artio Athens
2000 Zina Athanasiadou Art Gallery Thessaloniki
2002 Galerie 3 Athens
2004 Galerie 3 Athens
2006 Galerie 3 Athens
2010 Athens Art Gallery, Athens
2011 Museum of Contemporary Art Florina Greece
2013 Museum o Byzantine Art, Athens