Andreas Karabelas was born in August 1945 in Athens, Greece. He attended painting classes at the studio of Panos Sarafianos during 1964-1966 and later at the Athens School of Fine Arts - ASFA until 1968, when he left the school to pursue his studies and work on visual applications. In the same period studied the design of ancient Greek vase painting and sculpture in the Archaeological Museums of Athens and Heraklion of Crete. He spent long periods in Cyprus, France, Germany, Sweden and the USA, and for his information travelled to many other countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, Great Britain, Holland, Italy and Spain).
At the same time he engaged with interior and exterior design, graphic arts, ceramics and illustration of books. He collaborated with the Tapisson factory for the designing of carpets and tapestries (1976-1981) and participated in theatrical groups. He published poetry and painting albums "15 Poems - 16 Drawings" in 200 numbered copies (1982) and the "Epigrams" in 190 numbered copies (1993). Many of his works have been been printed as serigraphs and lithographs. He gave lectures and participated in cultural symposia and seminars in Greece and abroad and has published articles in newspapers and magazines. He is a member of the Board of the Hellenic Cultural Movement since 1988, of the Chamber of Fine Arts and of the Society of Friends of the Municipal Theater of Piraeus.