1960 Manolis Charos (Haros) was born in Cythera (Greece).
1978 He studied in Paris, in the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts
(Fine Arts, Etching, Lithography) and in the Ecole Nationale Supérieure
des Arts Décoratifs (Visual Communication).

1982 Post Graduate Degree at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs
on Visual Communication.

1984 He was awarded the Prix des Fondations, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des
Beaux Arts, Paris (lithography) and the French State acquired certain of his
works.

1991 He traveled to the U.S. where Absolut Vodka used his painting for their
advertising campaign.

1994 He represented Greece in the International Art Festival in Cagne sur Mer
(France).

1996 Several of his drawings were shown in the Lumière 96 Exhibition in Paris
and in Ambiente 96 in Frankfurt.
He designed the campaign of the Greek National Book Center.

1998 He was awarded the Athens Academy First Prize for Artists 
under 40 years of age.
1999 He was exhibited at Princeton University with his drawings for the book 
´´Odes ´´of the Greek poet Kalvos.

2000-01 He worked as Invited Artist at Princeton University, U.S.A. 

Shows

1984 ´´Biennale de l´Estampe´´ in Mulhouse, France, representing France.

1985 ´´Vitrina della Biennale´´ in Turin, Italy, representing Greece.

1986 ´´Second Biennale for Young Artists of the Mediterranean Countries´´,
in Thessaloniki, Greece.

1987 ´´Third Biennale for Young Artists of the Mediterranean Countries´´,
in Barcelona, Spain. 
´´Five Greek Artists´´, European Community, Brussels, Belgium.

1989 ´´Five Greek Artists´´, Strasbourg, France.
1989 SAGA (FIAC Edition), Galerie La Lithographie, Paris.
Paintings, Galerie France T., Paris.



1990 ´´Metehmio´´, exhibition at the Municipal Gallery of Athens.

1991 Young Greek Graphists, the House of Cyprus, Athens.

1992 International Competition of the Monte Carlo (Monaco) Art Museum.
Spiral I, Twelve Greek Creators. Circule de Bellas Artes, Madrid.



1994 ´´To Thendro´´, Municipal Gallery of Nicosia, Cyprus /
The Pierides Foundation, Glyfada.
´´Du bleu ´´, Galerie Fr. Bordas, Paris.

SAGA (FIAC Edition), Galerie Fr. Bordas, Paris.


1995 Art Athina 3, Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens.
New York Art Fair, New York.

´´The Absolut Collection´´, Paris.


SAGA (FIAC Edition), Galerie Fr. Bordas, Paris.
Paquebot Editions,
´´Rip Arte 96´´, Rome.

Salon Montrouge, Paris.
1997 Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens.
Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki.
Wigmore Fine Arts, London.

1998 ´´ ´ ´The Absolut Collection´´,London.

Contemporary Greek Artists´´.
Tower Vianden,
Luxembourg / Museum Falun, Sweden.

2005 Absolueamerikana gallery St Augustine Florida
2007 National Arts club New York
2007 Belgravia Gallery London
2008 Tsihritzis foundation Athens
2009 National Museum of contemp.Art Rhodes