Marios Varellas was born in 1970 in Larnaca, Cyprus. He studied Art at the Surikov University and Graphic Design at the Stroganov University of Industrial and Applied Art in Moscow. He graduated with a Master's Degree in Art Criticism in 1996, and has been living and working in Limassol, Cyprus since.
Marios paints on wood and canvas using bright colours and mixed media such as fabrics, paper, silver, gold, etc. He experiments with different materials combining expressionism and surrealism with decorative elements. His inspiration is the beauty of nature, love, happiness, and the female charm and fragility.