Tony Garifalakis is a male artist, currently working in Australia.

Tony Garifalakis’ practice involves painting, drawing, sculpture and installation. His work explores the shadowy aspects of contemporary culture.

Garifalakis lives and works in Melbourne and completed a diploma in Graphic Design at Victoria College, Prahran in 1985 and MFA (Painting) at RMIT University in 1999. He has held a number of solo exhibitions including COVER-UPS at Uplands Gallery, Melbourne (2008), NEW WORK at ISCP, New York (2008), PARADISE SLAVES at Uplands Gallery, Melbourne (2006), THE SPECTRE SMITTEN at Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2003), DIRT at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne (2003), LE GRANDE GRIMOIRE at TCB Art Inc, Melbourne (2002), DEMONAZ DOOM OCCULTA at First Floor Artists and Writers Space, Melbourne (2001).

He has also contributed to many group shows in Australia and internationally, some of these include COCK AND BULL at Margaret Lawrence Gallery, VCA, Melbourne (2009), BAD MOON RISING 3 at Boots Contemporary, St Louis, USA (2009) BAD MOON RISING (SPECIAL) at ISCP Picture Parlour, New York, USA, (2008), LIFE DEATH AFTERLIFE at Silvershot Gallery, Melbourne (2008), NEO GOTH, BACK IN BLACK at University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane (2008), RELENTLESS OPTIMISM at Carlton Hotel, Melbourne, (2007), SILENZI at the Palazzo Delle Prigioni, Venice, Italy (2006), PRINTROOM POSTERWALL at Bureau Gallery, Manchester, UK (2006), DROPS IN THE OCEAN at Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2005), THE BEAST WITH THREE BACKS, at RMIT Project Space, Melbourne (2005), POSTED at MOP Gallery, Sydney (2003), LA PEAU PARLE, at Musee de la Civilisation, Quebec, Canada,(2002), ONLY THE LONELY at Block, Sydney (2002), SKIN at Deste Foundation, Athens Greece, (1999), AERPHOST at The Debtor’s Prison, Dublin, Ireland (1996).

Garifalakis’ work is held in numerous public collections in Australia including – The Museum of Old and New, Artbank, Monash University Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Victoria. His work is also in private collections in Europe, UK. Australia and the United States of America. Tony Garifalakis is represented by Uplands Gallery, Melbourne.