Stella Vamvakari was born in Athens – Greece. She studied Architectural Engineeringin the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), 1974-1979.
From 1979-1987 worked with the architects G&H Manetas, G. Nikoletopoulos, P.Mylonas and A.Tobazis
Since 1986 till 2004 she has directed a large number of architectural planning studies of private houses in Greece.
In the summer of 2006 she studied modelling with Monica Verhoeven in Saltzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts.
After this, till 2014 she studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts deparment of sculpture under George Houliaras.
The summers of 2011 and 2013 participated in workshops with Judy Fox in Saltsburg and Venice .
She also studiedceramics in 2017 with Menandros Papadopoulos.