Petros Ptochopoulos was born in Nicosia in 1953 and he grew up in Famagusta.
After completing his studies at the Weder School of Arts in Switzerland he returned to Cyprus, where he runs an Art Workshop in Larnaca preparing students for the Fine Arts Academy of Athens.
After 29 solo and participation in many group exhibitions, his works are found in many private collections and institutions, in Cyprus and abroad. His works are in the collection of the Archbishopric of Cyprus and in 7 National Galleries abroad (Greece, Russia, Ukraine, New Zealand and Bulgaria), the National Gallery of Cyprus. Probably the best known artist on the island of Cyprus!