Sophia Vari is a Greek artist who lives and works in Monaco. Born in Athens, to a Greek father and a Hungarian mother, Sophia Vari spent part of her childhood in Switzerland, studied in England and France, and lives nowadays between New-York, Monaco and Pietrasanta. Famous for both her painting and sculpture, her work has been internationally exhibited in Paris, Athens, Florence, Basen Basen, New York and Caracas. Her work is strongly influenced by Mayan, Egyptian, Olmec, and Cycladic traditions as well as Ancient and Baroque aesthetics. Internationally renowned as a painter and a sculptor in her own right, she is also married to the well-known Columbian painter Fernando Botero.