Born in Berlin of a Greek father and a German mother, Georgios Kitsos spent part of his childhood in Athens.
He studied painting at the “Hochschule für bildende Künste” (Academy of Fine Arts) in Berlin. There he received the highly prestigious Deutsche Studienstiftung Scholarship, a stipend that enabled him to undertake extensive travels in Asia, including a half-year stay in Japan. In 1991 he was Artist in Residence at Colorado College, in Colorado Springs.
Kitsos lives and works in Berlin. He has had numerous solo exhibitions in major German cities and is represented in private collections in Germany and the USA.