Doukanaris studied Fine and Applied Arts at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and in 2016 he received his M.A in Fine Arts from Birmingham City University, UK. This year he will start his - PhD at the School of Fine Arts, Cyprus Technological University (Tepak). In 2016-19, he worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Visual and Applied Arts in Fine Arts in Thessaloniki.
First solo exhibition ‘Painting Beyond the Image’, Art Seen, Nicosia, Cyprus (2019). Selected group exhibitions include: 'Painting Beyond the Image' solo exhibition at Art Seen, Nicosia (2019); 'UK Young Artist', Biennial of Young Artist from Europe and the Mediteranean (Bjcem), Nottingham, UK (2019); 'Join the Dots', Salone degli Incanti, Trieste , Italy; 'Painting Notes', Art Seen, Nicosia (2018); 'I Like Us', Institut Francais de Thes, Thessaloniki; Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki; Teloglion Foundation of Art, Thessaloniki, Greece (2017). 7th Biennale of Fine Art Schools Athens, Theoharaki Foundation, Athens, Greece; Cypriot Young Creators, Teloglion Foundation of Art, Greece (2014).