Iannis Delatolas was born in Germany, raised in Greece and emigrated to the United States at age eighteen. Following an apprenticeship with Robert Wilson, he collaborated with the theatre director on Wilson's opera Prometheus (World Premiere, Athens, 2001) for which he structured the score by incorporating excerpts from compositions by the composer Iannis Xenakis. He studied photography, printing and aesthetics with photographers Marcus Leatherdale and David Armstrong. Delatolas has had solo exhibitions in New York City at Kouros Gallery (2006), the Gallery at the Chocolate Factory Theater (2007), The Italian Academy At Columbia University (2006, 2003), The Living Room Gallery (2004), the Salvatore Ferragamo Showroom (2002); and also at the Greek Embassy in Washington D.C. (2006). His work has been included in group shows in New York at Jen Bekman Gallery (2011), LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Center, 2011) and Haven Arts Gallery; and elsewhere.