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Welcome to, the online home for the Byzantine and Greek Orthodox Icon workshop and studio of Ioannis and Yiorgia Petrakis, located in the scenic village of Elounda, Crete.

The Petrakis Icon Studio

Ioannis Petrakis specialises in Greek Icons from the Cretan School of Byzantine Icon Painting.

Based at his studio and workshop in Elounda, his work may be found in many churches, public and private collections in Greece and beyond.

Using only traditional methods, materials and techniques, including genuine gold leaf, natural pigments and organic glue, his works are meticulously hand painted authentic artistic creations.

Ioannis Petrakis at work

Ioannis Petrakis and Cretan Byzantine Icons

To learn more about the life and work so far of Ioannis Petrakis, please click on the 'About' link. Within the pages of this site you can also find details of the methods and techniques used in the traditional icon painting process aswell as pictures of the Petrakis studio workshop and the artists at work.

Interior of Greek Icon workshop and studio of Ioannis Petrakis

The 'Gallery' pages feature images of a number of previously created icons. For location, telephone and email details of the workshop in Elounda, or to make an enquiry about icons currently available to purchase, please see the 'Contact' page.

The Byzantine Icon Workshop and Studio of Ioannis and Yiorgia Petrakis in Elounda, Crete, Greece. Traditional Greek Icons from The Cretan School of Icon Painting.