Dimitriοs Skourtelis was born in Athens in 1959. He studied art in France, at the 8th University of Paris, from where he graduated with honors, with specialization in Byzantine Art. Since then he has been practicing iconography of saints, at first by joining the art workshop of K. Georgakopoulos and simultaneously taking up personal projects. Today he collaborates with other iconographers of saints .
He has produced, alone or in collaboration with others, many murals in over twenty temples in Athens and the provinces of Greece and in private chapels as well as a multitude of portable icons.
Moreover he has done the illustration for books. He is a member of the Chamber of Visual arts.
He studies and illustrates Medieval epic poems of Acrites. He also studies the relationship between ancient Greece and Byzantium as well as Byzantine history.
He speaks English and French
He is studying and practicing Historical European Martial Arts focus on Joachim Meyer style of combat and Byzantine hoplomachia.