Roubina Sarelakou was born in Athens in 1950. She was a student of the painters P. Sarafianos, N. Nikolaou and J. Moralis. She graduated the Faculty of Engraving of the Athens School of Fine Arts as a student of the painter-engraver K. Grammatopoulos. She extended her studies at Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris under the instruction of G. Dayez. She taught for a number of years Painting and Drawing at Vakalo College of Art and Design of Athens. She was a founder member of the “Circle of Art and Philosophy” where she taught painting and engraving. In 1980 she was honoured by Athens Academy for her engraving work after being nominated by the Academics: sculptor G. Pappas, painter N. Hatzikiriakos-Gikas and the Art Historian P. Prevelakis. In 1985 she was awarded the 1st Prize of Engraving by the Foundation of Arts. In 1986 she was awarded the 1st Prize of Engraving by Tranoulis Foundation. In 1987 she received Honourable Mention at the International Biennale of Graphic Art in Berlin, Intergrafik ‘87. She studied jewelry making as a student of the painter-jewelry artist D. Nikolaidis and silversmiths L. Grypaios and I. Roumanis. She has presented her work in many private exhibitions as well as in group exhibitions in Greece and abroad.