1960 Manolis Charos was born in Cythera (Greece).
1978 He studied in Paris, in the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts (Fine Arts, Etching, Lithography) and in the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs (Visual Communication).
Diploma in Etching (Grade Excellent).
Diploma in Painting (Grade Excellent).
1982 Post Graduate Degree at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs on Visual Communication. 1984 He was awarded the Prix des Fondations, Ecole Nationale Superieure 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.
1993 He designed, together with artist M. Zacharioudakis, a number of games and brochures for the exhibition "The Child in Modern Greek Art" of the National Gallery, Athens.
1994 He represented Greece in the International Art Festival in Cagne sur Mer (France).
1996 Several of his drawings were shown in the Lumiere '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.