Artist Feature: Seth Siro Anton

Seth Siro Anton’s (born in Athens, Greece) love for art was revealed early, at the age of 8, when he started painting his first portraits and landscapes on small wooden surfaces. Much later, in 1989, he decided to experiment with music and formed a band called Septicflesh, along with Christos Antoniou and Sotiris Vagenas, yet the urge to bring his inner visual worlds to the light was also strong.

In 1990 he entered a private school on DTP, Digital Design and Graphics. One year later, he started taking private lessons on painting, as a student in the Art Workshop of Mr. N. Stefos, developing his skills with the purpose of entering the Supreme University of Fine Arts in Athens. Two years later in1993 he succeeded. He passed the appropriate exams, by gaining one of the top positions among the contestants and was accepted from the Supreme University of Fine Arts in Greece. He decided to initially focus his study in the painting workshop of art, having as a professor the famous Greek painter mr. D. Mytaras. His methods of creating art has since include dmixed techniques with photography and painting, with digital processing through computer software.

From 1997 to 2009, he has worked as an Art Creative Director in Metal Hammer of Greece. He has also pursued his career as an extreme visual artist, by creating the artwork for many albums of well known bands. Concerning his career as a musician, he has continued working hard with Septicflesh.

“I consider my art, a dark portal to things forbidden, freed from the safeguarding valve of Reason. My works are distorting dream mirrors of the body and soul. When I am painting, I am trying to emulate the conscious state of lucid dreaming. Besides, a dream is actually a canvas filled with images (and much more) from the subconscious, with responsible artist the Hyper Ego.”

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