Dr. Severis received a Ph.D. in History of Art from the University of Bristol. She studied Philosophy, at University College, London University, and (BA Hons) and received a Diploma in Journalism from the London School of Journalism. She is the Executive Director of the Centre of Visual Arts and Research, of the Costas and Rita Severis Foundation, and a member of its Board of Directors. She specializes in travelling artists in Cyprus of the 18th to the 20th centuries and has published widely on the subject.
Christina Roditou is the Research Centre Manager at CVAR. She has a BSc in History and Archaeology from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an MA in Museum Studies from Leicester University, and a Ph.D. in Science & Technology in Cultural Heritage from The Cyprus Institute. Her specialization is in photographic collections and digital libraries.
Natasa Charalambous is the Educational Officer at CVAR. She is a graduate of the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Cyprus, and an MA in Art Museum and Gallery Studies from the University of Newcastle. During her time at CVAR, she has designed and developed several educational programmes and projects for families and schools.
Stella Loizou is the librarian at CVAR. She received a BSc in Information Science and Museology from the Ionian University of Corfu. Her research interests include English Literature and rare book editions about Cyprus and other cultures.