Manolis Sivridakis was born in Athens in 1946. He received his first drawing lessons with Panos Sarafianos. He studied painting at the school of Fine Arts at Moralis Workshop, where he graduated in 1974. While he studied painting, he also took lessons of scene painting with B.Basiliadis and mosaic with Calefas. Mr Sivridakis took part in many group exhibitions in Athens, Piraeus, Siros, Thessaloniki and Stuttgart. His painting are to be found in private collections in Greece and abroad.