|Name Costas Valsamis||Died 2003|
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Costas Valsamis (1908–2003) was a Greek Sculptor. He was born on the Greek island of Symi, Dodecanese and died in Athens.
In 1932 he entered the Athens School of Fine Arts where he studied under Costas Dimitriadis. Completing his studies in 1937, he worked as a sculptor in Athens until 1945, then was granted a scholarship by the French government.
He entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the atelier of Marcel Gimond then, at the Académie de la Grande Chaumiere, he was a student of Ossip Zadkine.
In 1979, he was nominated as a Knight in the Orders of Arts and Letters by the Ministry of Culture and Communication of the French Government.
In 1987, he became a member of the corresponding French Academy of Fine Arts.
Valsamis was married to Zoe Valsamis, a painter and graduate of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.