Costas Kafkarides was born in Nicosia in 1945. He studied scenography and costume design at the Academy of Fine Arts Sofia. He has exhibited is stage designs in solo exhibitions and many group painting and stage design exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad. He has helped create stage designs and costumes for over 150 productions of the Satirical Theatre, Cyprus Thetrical organisation and other theatre ensembles since 1973. He is the permanent stage designer of the Satirical Theatre in Cyprus.
Costas Kafkarides, The walls of the Free Part of Nicosia, 1999, Oil on canvas, 80 x 70 cm