Vassilis D. Gonis was born in 1976, in Athens, Greece. He has been keen with photography since 1993 but was devoted to it since 1997, when he started attending the Zographou municipal photography seminars, working at the same time at various bookshops and publishing houses. Founding member of FoZ (Photogroup of Zographou) (2000-2006 & 2011- ) In September 2000 his first solo photo exhibition takes place at Peri Tehnon gallery. In 2001 he graduates from AKTO/Middlesex University, with BA in Photography. In 2002 KMOPA museum in Japan, obtains two of his photos for its permanent collection. The same year he was assigned from a teneues publishing house for a book in the series “Photopockets” about Athens. It was published in 2004, in time for the Olympic Games. In September 2007 his second solo photo exhibition takes place at Peri Tehnon gallery. He has received many awards in Greece and his work has been used in magazines, books, records and the theatre.