Marcos Venios was born in 1947 in Folegandros island. He stated painting from a really young age. He has offered a lot to the greek artistic world and heritage. He has participated in more than 400 exhibitions in Greece and abroad.
In 2015 he created a series of paintings under the general title “Alkyonides Meres” depicting the various wildflowers that one can find in Folegandros. He lives and works in Athens.