Christos Karas was born in Trikala in 1930. He graduated from the School of Fine Arts in 1955. From 1957 to 1960 he was in Paris and studied fresh at the Ecole Superieure des Beaux Arts. In 1973 he went to New York on a scholarship from the Ford Foundation. In Greece he actively participates in the creation of a contemporary artistic climate with many individual and group exhibitions. In 1961 at Zygos Gallery in Athens, in 1963 at the Hilton Athens, in 1975 at the Athens Art Gallery, in 1979 at Polyplano, in 1984 at the Artio Gallery, in 1986 at the Pieridis Gallery and in 1987 at the BP Gallery in Sweden. His works are in many collections in Greece and abroad.