Katerina Charou was born in 1990 in Athens, Greece. In 2009 she moved to Paris where she entered École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris (ENSBA) and studied alongside Jean-Marc Bustamante and Wernher Bouwens. In 2015 she graduated with honors in her master's degree in painting and new media. She has participated in group exhibitions in France, Ecuador, the United States, Morocco, Serbia, Cyprus, Turkey and Greece. Her work was presented at the Louvre Museum in 2022 and 2017 and at the Art History Festival (INHA) in Château de Fontainebleau, in 2018. Since 2011 she has been collaborating with the theatrical group oper(o) as a set designer and visual artist, and her latest work in the field of opera was the creation of the set design for the contemporary opera Orpheus at the National Opera stage of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
In April 2019, together with two other artists from Greece and France, she founded the non-profit artistic organization NOUCMAS, in the neighborhood of Kypseli, in the center of Athens. The goal of the organization is to create an independent platform for young artists from Greece and abroad.