Venia Karolidou was born in Athens. She studied Economics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She was taught Photography, technically and artistically at the Photographic Circle as a student of Plato Rivellis and History of Art at the Athens School of Fine Arts as a visitor. She also participated in several seminars. She became a travel photographer in collaboration with various magazines and newspapers. She was a founding member of DOC4LIFE, a cooperative photographic group. She presented 3 solo exhibitions and participated in many group expositions in Greece and abroad.