Aliki Sapountzi was born on 4 July 1947 in Athens, Greece. She studied photography at École de la Photographie, Geneva (1966-1968). She furthered her studies at Regent Street Polytechnic London - University of London (1968-1970). Since 1972 she has worked as a freelance photographer doing socio-documentary and travel photography as well as still life, landscape and portraiture. Since 1995 she has also worked as a freelance film-maker doing socio-documentary, corporate and art centered themes. Sapountzi's dedication to a cause or subject enables her to meet day to day and long term challenges with creative and imaginative results. With an eye for detail and extensive experience, Sapountzi achieves high quality in work with striking results.
Aliki Sapountzi presented the following personal exhibitions: Building a Boat & Other Stories, Brighton, England (1987); and Looking Back: Afghanistan at Peacetime, Andrew Grant Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art - ECA, Edinburgh (2008). She also took part in the following group exhibitions: Cypriots of London, London, England (1971); Steiner Education, UNESCO world touring exhibition (1994); Glimpsing Women in India, Gallery 21, Edinburgh, Scotland (1999); Visual Arts, Edinburgh, Scotland (1999, 2000); India, Brighton Festival, Brighton, England (2000); ArtNow, Gracefield Art Centre, Dumfries, Scotland (2001); Anniversary Juried Exhibition, Women In Photography International - WIPI, California, USA (2001); Open Art Competition, Conference Centre, Arbroath, Scotland (2002); and AoP Document Awards, London (2005). She presented the following screenings: Crossing the Line, Edinburgh College of Art - ECA, Edinburgh (2002); and Creative Hands, Filmhouse, Edinburgh (2003). She produced the following films: Journey into Sound, with Chloe Goodchild (1995); A Wee Celebration, Trust of Hope & Kindness, Galloway Scotland (1996); Garvald Dolphinton versus Tarmac Scotland(1998); Opportunities for People with Learning Disabilities, Garvald Centre Edinburgh (1999); Dusshera Festival, Edinburgh (2000); Gayatri Mantra London (2001); Steiner Education & Child Development, UK(2002); Crossing the Line, with artist Ettie Spencer (2002); Creative Hands, Garvald Centre Edinburgh (2003); Interior, with artist Ettie Spencer (2003); Future Perfect, with artist Ettie Spencer (2004); Jessie Brennan, Artist & Printmaker (2004); Evergreen, Inverleith House, Edinburgh (2005); A Creative Partnership: Multi-Sensory Learning & Creativity, Scottish Executive (2005); and To the Hebridean Lighthouse, with Vanessa Underwood (2007). Her photographs are published in the following magazines: The Nursing Times; The Times Educational Supplement; Traveller Magazine; Steiner Education; Caduceus; Renewal and Resurgence. Sapountzi also has work published in the following books: Casimir Reymond, Sculpteur, Switzerland (1970); Waldorf Education, Floris Books, UK (1998); Celebrating Boxes, Stobart Davies Ltd, UK (2001); Autumn: Nature Activities for Children, Floris (2005); Columba: Poems by K. Steven, UK (2005); AOP Photography Awards (2005); Windows into Waldorf, Association of Waldorf Schools of North America - AWSNA, USA (2006); and Massage for Therapists (2008).
Aliki Sapountzi currently lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland.