Kostas Karakitsos was born in Kavala. He took his first ceramic art lessons at Georgia Galinou ceramics studio, in Serres.
Immediately after he set up his own ceramics studio, in Kavala, 1985. Since then he has taken part in many group exhibitions in Greece and abroad (Japan, Germany, Australia, Turkey, Switzerland etc) and he has made 10 individual exhibitions.
Since 1996 he is member of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece.
He has organized 3 international ceramic art symposiums in his new ceramics studio in Avramilia, Kavala where he lives and works the last 10 years. In the same place he is organizing multi-day ceramic art seminars in Ceramics-Camp frame. Check more here.
He took part in many international symposiums in Greece, Slovenia, Italy, Turkey and Thailand.
He participated in the collective volume “Ceramic Figure of Artists” (2002) and in the collective tome “500 Figures of Clay” (2004, 2014).
His artwork can be found in personal collections, museums and universities.