N. P. Fine Arts Studio is a private art studio located in Nicosia, Cyprus that offers studies in art through specialised courses to children, students of all ages and adults. Its main aim is to provide its students with the highest quality of art education and to produce excellent contemporary art project and works of art in general, providing the society with responsible artists committed to high critical standards. The studio offers its students a friendly and creative environment to get inspired from, learn and create. Seminars, lectures involving the contemporary local art scene and history of Cyprus as well as Europe, and workshops are held on a regular basis.
Its purpose is to introduce students, professional educators and art lovers to:
• the language, concepts and practices of art through visual and art historical perspectives
• critical thinking strategies so as to engage with and appreciate works of art
• the creative process of experimentation and art production
• the preparation of student portfolios for introduction to schools of fine arts.
Nikos Papaloukas studied Fine Arts at the School of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, where he graduated with excellent. He also studied graphic design at the Frederick University in Nicosia. In 2011 he continued his postgraduate studies in visual arts (MA Fine Arts) at Northampton University of England. He presented his work at many solo exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad. Works of the artist belong to the collection of the State Gallery of Cyprus Contemporary Art and other state and private collections, while many of his texts and works have been hosted in art and culture magazines in Cyprus and Greece. Between 2012-2017 he taught Art History at the Design and Multimedia Department of the University of Nicosia and Design-Color-Synthesis at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology in Limassol. Since 2016 he collaborates with the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute where he designs and delivers a series of workshops to in-service art teachers.