Alexandros Demetriades was born in 1967 in Nicosia, Cyprus. In 1984, he moved with his family to the U.S where he later completed a BA in Business and Economics, and an MBA in Finance and Investments at the George Washington University in Washington D.C. In 1996, he formed a cross-disciplinary design firm, where he acted as Creative Director. In 2009, Alexandros studied cinematography at New York University. Upon graduating, he returned to Cyprus to commit to photography professionally embarking on both personal projects and newsworthy events around the region. He is currently represented by Unframe photo agency.
Alexandros has received numerous awards, including International Photography Awards, Photo Annual Awards and Sigma Annual Photography, Best of Photography 2012; Portfolio Award from B&W Magazine. In 2012, he was nominated for the Terry O'Neil Award. In 2013 he was a finalist at the ONWARD Compé awards, won a Gold and Bronze at the Prix de la Photographie Paris (Px3) for both his work "Intemporality" and the "Color of Scars". He also received Gold and Silver awards at the San Francisco International Awards, the Fotovisura Grant awards and the City Streets Country Roads awards sponsored by PhotoPlace gallery. He was also one of the five winners of "My story" at the New York Photo Festival and a finalist at the PhotoLucida, Critical Mass Awards. He was also a recipient of seven Honorarble Mentions at the 2013 International Photography Awards and a finalist at the New York Photo Awards. In 2014 he was selected by Molly Roberts, from Smithsonian Magazine to have his work exhibited and projected in the Weil Gallery and in the community at the Oso Bay Biennial XVIII Juried Exhibition
His work has been published in the International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, The New York Times Lens Blog, Leica Fotografie International, B&W magazine, Vervephoto: a new breed of documentary photographers, Private photo review, The Cyprus Dossier 05: Collabo-Nation! An issue about collaborative living in times of crisis, distributed in Cyprus and Venice as part of the 2013 Venice Biennale, Life Force magazine amongst others.