Konstantinos Markopoulos (b. 1977) is a painter and illustrator. He studied Visual & Applied Arts at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and currently teaches art in primary education. He has illustrated numerous books for adults and children; his work also includes painting and handicraft. In 2015 Konstantinos was awarded the Greek National Prize for Illustrated Children Books for The Angry Cement Mixer (Epomenos Stathmos, 2013). His artwork features on several covers of the Modern Greek Classics series of Aiora Press.
Panagiotis Stavropoulos (b. 1962) is a painter and iconographer. He studied painting and engraving at the Gerrit Rietvelt Academy in Amsterdam, and has painted icons and frescoes in churches around Greece. From 1996 to 2014 he lived on the island of Tinos, where he focused mainly on sculpture. His work has been presented in solo exhibitions in Athens and Tinos. Panagiotis has also participated in several group exhibitions, and his artwork features on numerous covers of the Modern Greek Classics series of Aiora Press.