Dionysios Zois Zaverdinos was born on 10 December 1947 at Spanochori of Lefkada Island, Greece. He studied painting at Montreal Fine Art School of Canada (1969-1970). He furthered his studies at the Art Students League in New York (1978-1979) with Theodore Stamos. In 1986 he illustreated Silent Dialogue, a collection of poems by Argyris Sfoudouris published in Zurich.
Dionysios Zois Zaverdinos presented the following personal exhibitions: Cultural Center, Lefkada (1979); Cultural Center, Patras (1980); Galerie Sigristenkeller, Bülach, Switzerland (1981); Egonopoulos Gallery, Athens (1983); Galerie Nicola Von Senger & Stratos Hatzipanagiotidis, Zurich (1991); Cultural Center, Zurich (1995); Titanium Art Gallery, Athens (1998); Like the Child Playing, Cultural Center, Lefkada (2001); Cultural Center, Sfakiotes, Lefkada (2003); Galerie Kapfsteig, Zurich (2005); and Homage to Maria Callas, Theater Rigiblick, Zurich (2008). § He also took part in the following group exhibitions: Piraeus Port Authority - OLP, Piraeus (1976); Ericson Gallery, New York (1979); Art Students League, New York (1979); CIGNA Foundation and Museum, Philadelphia (1982); Kouros Gallery, New York (1983); Stadthaus, Bern (1984); Stadthaus, Zurich (1984); Chämigalerie Riesbach, Zurich (1984); Galerie Eterna Interim, Zurich (1986, 1987); 6 Artists from Zurich, Cultural Center, Lefkada (1989); Galerie Alexander Hodel, Zurich (1989, 1991); Mandat, Galerie Ziegler, Zurich (1991); Zürcher Kunstzene, Helmhaus, Zurich (1991); Panionian Exhibition, Lefkada (1994, 1995, 2009); Hiro Gallery, Tokyo (1995); Galerie Stubnitz Kontor, Zurich (1997); Zürcher Kunstzene, Toni Milcherei, Zurich (2003); and Triklino Vineyard, Corfu (2008).
Dionysios Zois Zaverdinos is currently active in Lefkada and Zurich.