Christoforos Balabanidis was born in Athens in 1952. He started exploring the world of art and took his first steps in becoming an artist in the 70's. From 1982 to 1985 he studied in the Veloudakis School of Fine Art, where he was taught by professors Theodoros Pantou and Petros Koufovasilis.
His works have been inspired by surrealism and cubism. In recent years he has been painting his tankers using larger and cleaner forms.
Christoforos has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions.