stelitsa home x Despina Tjobanakis 

Despina Tjobanakis is a Melbourne-born and based artist ... and my sister!

Her distinct style is inspired and influenced by her eclectic interests, Greek Australian background, and fascination for everything South American.

Her love of textiles, ceramics and art has lead to studies and work in fashion and costume garment construction, design and production, as well as painting and illustration.

Highlighights have included work on Victorian State Opera costumes and receiving a high-commendation from renowned Australian fashion designer Prue Acton, for Despina's hand-painted costume work.

Despina has showcased her work at various Melbourne Fringe festivals and Artwear Awards.

She works as a freelance artist and illustrator.