Asproftas was born in the village of Tripimeni, Ammochostos and graduated from the Ammochostos Gymnasium in 1937. His teacher was Christodoulos Kanthos, the father of Telemachos Kanthos, who recognized his talent and encouraged him to continue with his artistic endeavours. He studied medicine at the Medical School, University of Athens and later painting at the Perugia School of Fine Arts, Italy. After his graduation, in1968, he returned to Cyprus and was appointed a secondary school teacher of art and music.
Metaphysical matters was of great interest to Asproftas. He formed his own philosophical perception of the world and was a man that loved reading and wanted to fully understand human existence and nature. He liked studying philosophy such as that of Plato and Socrates.
Exhibitions that Asproftas participated in include: 1956, 1957 Cyprus Union of Art Lovers, group exhibition.1961solo exhibition, TRUST Youth Union, Nicosia.1962 solo exhibition, Limassol Municipality Hall. 1963 solo exhibition, Ledra Palace Hotel, Nicosia. 1983 solo exhibition, Gloria Gallery, Nicosia.1999 last solo exhibition, Iliotropio Gallery, Larnaca, a tribute to his 60-year contribution to the arts.
His work can be found in many public and private collections in Cyprus. Notably at The State Gallery of Contemporary Cypriot Art, The Nicosia Municipality Collection, The Paphos Municipal Gallery, The Limassol Municipal Gallery, The Leventis Gallery, The Bank of Cyprus Cultural Centre-Foundation, The Archbishop Makarios III Foundation-Cultural Centre and The Costas & Rita Severis Foundation.